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Whether you're a beginner gardener or an experienced one, there's something to learn in this Howcast video series about gardening tools and equipment.
You Will Need
- Hose or sprinkler system
- Topsoil (optional)
- Soil test (optional)
Assess your property
Assess your property's growing conditions. How much sun, shade, and wind will your garden get? Select the plants for your garden according to how well-suited they are for these conditions.
Buy quality seeds from a reputable garden supplier for your garden. Cheap seeds are less likely to yield your desired results.
Set up a composter
Set up a composter to produce a continuous supply of compost for your garden.
Add insecticide to your stock of supplies when a pest problem arises. Make sure to use insecticides that are aimed at your specific pest problem and that will not damage your garden.
Fertilize your garden. Fertilizer is one of the most important gardening supplies. Use an organic, granular fertilizer with a nitrogen-phosphorous-potassium mix of 15-15-15 or 20-20-20.
Enjoy your garden
Enjoy your garden knowing that you've stocked all the supplies you need to keep it blooming, bountiful, and beautiful.