11 Gardening Mistakes to Avoid for Beginners

Are you a beginning gardener ready to plant your first garden this year? Make sure you do things right the first time!

Read all about these 11 gardening mistakes commonly made by beginners- so you can avoid them and grow a better garden!

Incorrect Watering

Watering seems to be the most confusing thing for new gardeners, and for good reason.  Learn the signs of too much or too little water to help your plants thrive. 

You should know your soil type and what it lacks- so sending off a soil sample to your local extension agent can be a great start.

Not Amending the Soil

Before you ever start a garden you need to have some basic knowledge of your growing zone, your last frost date, and the preferences of garden crops.

Planting Too Late or Early

When you are a beginning gardener you aren’t used to identifying plants simply by looking at them. Labeling also helps you keep track of all the plants you have planted.

Not Labeling Your Plants

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