We’re trying this out tonight. The reviews are pretty much favorable compared to other recipes. Will post pics and a review later.
Some good advice here about starting a garden.
It seems the topic that other parents seek my advice about the most is gardening. Some have a dream of being self sustainable, while others simply want their kids to have the experience of raising plants for a lesson in science. They see my garden and think, “That would be great to have,” for whatever reason, but when it comes time to actually move in the direction to do it, it seems just about all of them have gotten overwhelmed or they find they don’t really know where to start.
The reason is because they are over complicating it. They are thinking about the end result: the whole garden, which is good… you need to be able to visualize it… but they’re forgetting that any great long term goal is achieved by breaking it up into smaller, manageable, short term goals, the very first (and most important) of which needs…
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Well it’s time to put together the to do list.
1) Pick a watering system
2 ) Build the watering system
3) Test the soil for mineral deficiencies
4) Start a compost pile
5) Improve the existing soil with store bought materials for now
6) Plan a size and layout for the garden beds and placement of compost pile
7) Pick the first winter crop (I’m leaning towards broccoli for starters)
8) Do some Youtube research for Arizona Gardening Tips
Well, since it’s still hot out right now, I’m gonna start with list item #8. Speaking of youtube. I may put together a channel and post some videos of the project as it progresses.
This is a test. Not a real emergency. Just a test.