Basic Gardening Terms You Should Know

If you aren’t familiar with gardening there are some terms that you may not understand. Because I want this process to be enjoyable, understanding certain references will make the development easier and give you more clarity.

 

Less stress equals more fun!

 

You can choose to start your vegetables from seed or purchase small plants in the Spring at your local nursery or hardware store. The easier choice would be the latter.

 

Seed starting can be enjoyable and rewarding, but realize that it requires proper shelving and sufficient room, ample lighting, heating, various equipment such as trays, potting soil, etc. And honestly, it can get messy.

 

I purchased a small, indoor, portable greenhouse with shelves. Waterproof heating mats (separate purchase) cover the shelves and keep my seedling trays warm.

 

Because I have been gardening literally for decades, I find it convenient to start some seeds indoors, buy some vegetable and herb plants in the...

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