So You Want to Start a Vegetable Garden?

Maybe you’ve been admiring a neighbor’s vegetable garden, or maybe you think having the freshest possible vegetables right in your back yard would be delicious. Maybe you just want an excuse to get outside! Whatever your reasons, starting a vegetable garden is a sustainable hobby with many rewards.

However, it can be tough to know where to start. What’s the best time of year to plant things in Florida? How should you design your garden? What should you plant? How do you use fertilizer?

Fortunately, UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions has you covered. Check out the Vegetable Gardening in Florida Series for expert advice on all these questions and more.

UF/IFAS Photo by Lyon Duong