Knowing where to start with gardening can be intimidating since you could fail and kill every plant you come into contact with.
The best thing I did was take a beginning gardening course. The second best thing I did was check out a boatload of books from the library. The third best thing I did was start gardening.
My instructor said, “I’ve killed more plants than I’ve kept alive.” That being said, school yourself and go play in the dirt!
Start Here: Gardening Resource List
- Local Extension Office (GREAT in-person & online resoruce located in every country & state)
- Horticultural Societies (Classes/Events)
- Library (Books/Videos/ Events)
- College & University Horticultural & Agricultural Programs (Classes/Events/Online Resources)
- Local Radio and Television (Garden Programs & Podcasts)
- Google “Gardening Course/Event” in your zip code
- LOCAL Garden Stores. The employees at these gardener centers are knowledgeable about your local area.