It’s planting season… Where do I even begin!!? There is so much gardening information out there; in books, blogs, YouTube, you name it. The Information Age we’re living in is literally confusing us into not knowing where to start at all. The internet, Pinterest in particular, totally confused me before I started urban farming. So what do I go do? I craft up a gardening guide full of more gardening information 🙂
It’s good stuff, though. I wrote this thing as a part of my Epic Spring Planting Series to help you. I want nothing more than for every person who finds nature even remotely intriguing to grow their own food. Hang out with me for five minutes and that becomes blaringly apparent.
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I’ll tell you why this guide will help you – I’ve grown food professionally (yes, that’s really a thing) in over 150 unique spaces. I swear, I can’t make this up! I have grown so much food in so many different little microclimates, diligently taking notes and keenly observing what all went on. I compiled all those experiences into this guide that will ballpark tell you when to put seeds and transplants in the ground, plus when to plan for succession rounds to keep your garden full all year long.
“Ballpark.” Got that? This is where the climate change aspect comes in. Our climate is changing – every year since I’ve started gardening the weather patterns have been different from the last. This guide brings that fact to light and pays a homage to the flexibility and patience we must adopt when gardening.
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This guide was written for Hardiness Zones 5-6 in mind, since that’s where I’ve had most of my Midwest American growing experiences; however, if you live in another zone I still recommend downloading it for the amazing list of 97 plants you can tantalize your imagination with 🙂
Anything’s possible, people.
Peace, love, plant magic.