A store-bought tomato travels up to 1,500 miles before it even reaches the produce aisle. Grow your own, and it travels just a few feet to your burger – a gives you a sense of pride. Garden vegetables are always organic, nutritious, and can save you a couple hundred bucks in groceries in a single season. Here's how to get started on a productive kitchen garden.
Build a Walkway
After the soil has been loosened, you'll want to be careful not to compact it by stepping on it. Use scrap boards to create walkways to give you access for weeding and picking. After everything's planted, lay down newspaper and then hay between the plants to prevent weeds.
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