29 October 2020

Frugal Gardening Tips for Beginners

Spring is in the air! Even if it is still snowing where you live, I know you have spring fever! You’ve got the itch! Well let me help you with that! This week here at Pennies into Pearls, is dedicated to spring gardening! I will admit that I am a novice gardener but I am jumping in with both feet and getting muddy!

Have you ever started a spring garden before? I haven’t! This is the first year that we have planted. (I’m lucky to live somewhere that is already reaching highs in the 90s. Spring is here already!) That is why I have been super excited to start on this article for you guys! I have learned so much from all of these amazing blogs! One of my favorite tips is to use milk cartons to protect your little seedlings. Isn’t that so smart? Take a peek below for the full details!

Today I have rounded up 8 really great articles that have very useful information on what to do to get your frugal garden started! I have already started using these tips and our garden is looking good! So are our tiny little sprouts growing inside our house. Frugal gardening is the only way to do it!

If you have ever thought that you might want to try your hand at this gardening thing, then you have come to the right place! These tips are for you!

Let’s start with tips from Greta from greatsday.com! She shares some really useful information that she has learned from creating her beautiful raised garden beds.

How to Start A Raised Garden Bed for Your Veggies

I have learned the hard way that one of the last things you want to do is attempt starting a garden without a plan. Just ask me about our complete failure at a fall garden last year! Carol shares all the steps between mapping out your plan, planting, and moving forward over at Garden Up Green.

New Gardeners- Plans, Planting, Moving Forward

One of the hardest decisions for us when starting our garden was deciding on which seeds to use. Diane from Christmas Country Mom writes about not only which veggies are best but also about the actual different types of seeds to choose from. (I didn’t know there was more than one “kind” of seed for each veggie)

Which Seeds to Choose

Did you know that you could freeze any leftover seeds that you are not going to be using this year? Jenn shares over at Thinking Outside the Sandbox tips on how to start a garden on a budget.

Gardening on a Budget

Nicole from A Little Blog on the Homestead shares some additional tips on how she started her raised planter beds. I really found her tips on where in your yard to place the beds super useful!

How Does Your Garden Grow

Starting your garden from seeds can be one of the most frugal ways to start your garden. It can be intimidating but with these helpful tips from Jen at The Evolution of Mom, you can put those fears at bay!

How to Start Your Vegetable Garden Indoors

From knowing when is the right time of year to plant which veggies, figuring out plants preferred climate, to mapping out your plants, Yvie at Gypsy Road School shares the nitty-gritty of everything you need to know about beginning a garden!

Red Dirt Girl

And there is actually more you can learn from your garden then tips about gardening. Take a lesson over at Grounded and Surrounded.

8 Life Skills I Developed in My Garden

Hope you learned some things to use in starting your own garden! Isn’t it so exciting to be growing something that you will actually eat! Tag me on Facebook or Twitter @penniesintopearls to show me all your little cute veggies growing!

Don’t forget to check out my Link Parties page to see where I like to share ideas with other bloggers.

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