beginners gardening

Finding Gardening Help

For many gardeners, finding gardening help is essential to maintaining their gardens. There are many resources that can be used when looking for gardening help. The local library can be an initial step in learning about gardens and gardening tips. There are numerous landscaping books that can be obtained through the library.

Local Gardening Help

Aside from a visit to the local library, most areas have gardening stores. These stores not only contain numerous supplies for the garden, they usually have very knowledgeable people working within the store. A local garden store can give gardening help on things as diverse as climate, soil condition, and plants for specific areas and even how to get rid of local weeds. Because they are in the same area as where you live, they usually sell plants that will thrive in that climate. Many local garden stores also can help locate landscapers that can give gardening help with bigger jobs in the yard.

Gardening help can also be discovered by visiting larger home improvement stores. Many of these home improvement stores offer clinics on the weekends to teach a variety of subjects connected to the home. During the summer months, many of the clinics center on gardening tips. These home improvement stores also often have specialists in the gardening center that will offer more gardening help in selecting plants, and conditioners for the soil. There may even be gardening help when determining what type of equipment is needed in caring for the lawn. Since these stores are often very large, a person can go in and purchase plants, soil, a lawn mower and even garden furniture in one stop. This can be a convenience for the busy consumer.

Gardening help can be found on the internet too. There are many web-sites dedicated to gardening and detailing ideas for the yard. There are sites that will explain how to design a pond or water feature for your garden, how to plant the appropriate plants for sunny and shady areas and other ideas that will come in handy. These sites can also offer bulbs or seeds for planting in your garden.

Gardening help can be located in many different spots. Having someone to talk to and get first person ideas is one way to learn about gardening. If you enjoy researching on your own, then using the library or the internet may be the right choice for you. Gardening help is easy to locate and there are many specialists willing to help.


Related Items

gardening help
We have staff available to help you with your gardening questions: Plant Doctors: Bring your questions to the Kemper Center ; Horticulture Answer Service: Call with ...Read more
Help for the Home Gardener - Missouri Botanical Garden
How will my bulbs/plants arrive? Most of the items we sell are harvested and shipped in a dormant state. Therefore, we attempt to keep all of our plant starts, bare ...Read more
Holland Bulb Farms Gardening 101
Create the perfect front yard and backyard landscapes with our gardening tips. We'll tell you about beautiful annual, perennial, bulb, and rose flowers, as well as ...Read more


Gardening Tip #8

Plants like Sanseveria and Aspidistra require no sun. They can be placed away from a window. Spider plants need semi-shade. You can put plants like these near a window that does or does not get sunlight. Check the label to see what your plant needs.