Creating a Successful Garden Has Never Been Easier!

Would you love to have a flourishing herb and vegetable garden? Make this YOUR year to get in the dirt and create your very own masterpiece!

What Kind of Garden Can We Help You Create?

Home Vegetable Garden

Create your most successful garden ever this year with Jan as your Garden Coach! She can help you grow your veggies in the ground, raised beds and small containers - there's a solution for any sized space.

Restaurant Chef's Garden

Always have fresh herbs and produce on hand for your restaurant. Avoid shipping delays and vendors who are out of stock when you create your own garden.

Storefront Gardens

It's no secret that consumers are attracted to stores and restaurants that feel inviting. Plants and small gardens outside of your store can help you get more customers inside of your store.

Community Gardens

Community gardens bring people together in ways that allow them to bond over a wonderfully healthy activity. If you work with communities that could benefit from all the benefits of gardening, we can make a great plan to nurture them.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

I am a beginner gardener. What is the easiest Veggie to grow and take care of?

If you are new to vegetable gardening and looking for an easy plant to grow in your first veggie garden, I recommend starting with lettuce. Lettuce is a beginner-friendly vegetable that is relatively easy to grow and can be grown in both garden beds and containers. It grows really fast (you will start harvesting and making salads with it within 30 days.) There are all different varieties available, and it is easy to care for. It grows easily with consistent weekly  watering, and it will tolerate lower light areas, cooler temperatures. Homegrown salads are the BEST!!

WHEN should I plant my seeds? I live in CT., and my Mom lives in CA. She says that I need to start my seeds at a different time, why is that?

You can start growing seeds in the early spring, around March or April, depending on your local climate and the specific plants you want to grow. Some common plants that can be grown from seeds in early spring include tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, and herbs like basil and parsley. These plants are well-suited for starting from seeds in the early spring and can thrive in the warmer weather as they grow. Different plants thrive in different seasons due to their specific temperature, light, and moisture requirements. It is important to plant seeds at the right time of year to ensure optimal growth and yield. For example, cold-hardy plants like kale and broccoli thrive in cooler temperatures and can be planted in early spring or late summer, while warm-season crops like tomatoes and peppers require warmer temperatures and should be planted after the last frost date in spring. By planting seeds at the appropriate time, you can give your plants the best chance to flourish and produce a bountiful harvest.

How often should I water my plants?

It's essential to understand that different plants have varying water requirements based on factors like their species, size, and environmental conditions. A general rule of thumb is to check the soil moisture regularly by inserting your finger into the soil. Water the plants when the top inch of the soil feels dry to the touch.  Overwatering can be as harmful as underwatering, so it's crucial to strike a balance to ensure the health of your plants.

How much sunlight do different plants need?

Most vegetable plants thrive in full sun, which is typically defined as at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight per day. However, some vegetables, like leafy greens and root vegetables, can tolerate partial shade and may require 4-6 hours of sunlight. It's essential to observe your garden area throughout the day to determine the amount of sunlight it receives. Place sun-loving vegetables, such as tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers, in the sunniest spots, while shade-tolerant plants can be grown in areas with less direct sunlight. Adequate sunlight is crucial for the growth and productivity of vegetable plants, so ensure they receive the right amount of light for optimal results.

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(860) 884-1145