Gardening Basics

Gardening can be pretty simple if you boil it down to the "basics." In this section, you'll learn about line, form, repetition, and many other design principals. You will determine your growing zone and consider seasonal issues as well as get together the "must-have" tools to both build and maintain your garden.

Basic Garden Principles

How do I use color and texture to design my garden? How do I design spatial transistions and create a focal point? We cover basic garden design here.

Understanding Your Climate

Consider your growing seasons and zones to optimize your garden and the activities you perform in it.

Gardening Tools

Here's a list of tools that come in "handy" when building and maintaining your garden.