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Basic Gardening Methods

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Learn about the different types of gardening methods and choose which gardening method is right for you.

The Beginners Guide to Gardening Methods

At the end of the all I want is for our gardens to be productive, admittedly so. I want our gardens to be a food source not only for our family but also for our extended family and friends. I also would like for our gardens to be a peaceful place of beauty.

Thankfully there are many gardening methods that you can make your garden super productive and super beautiful.

What are Gardening Methods

Gardening methods is the style in which you choose to grow your crops. When beginning to build a garden there are a few things to consider.

First, you will need to consider how much space you have available to you.

Second, you will need to evaluate the time you have available to prep your garden.

Third, you will need to take into consideration the maintenance involved with the gardening method you choose.

Keeping all this in mind will help you choose the best gardening method for you.

Come Gardening Methods


Working with nature instead of against nature. Often times animals are used as multifunctional beings, tilling and working dirt while fertilizing for future garden beds.

Back to Eden Gardening

Maintaining natures intended growing conditions with little to no watering and weeding.

Raised Bed Gardening

A wood framed box filled with amended soil. Allows for fewer weeds and rocks.


A no dig raised bed garden with decomposing logs and branches across the bottom.

Square Foot Gardening

Dividing your garden beds in to square foot sections in an effort to fit more in a smaller space. Plants need to be pruned frequently with this method.

Keyhole Gardening

A circular garden bed with a keyhole shaped path on one side with a compost basket in the center of the bed.

Kitchen Gardening

A gardening space separate from the rest of the garden, usually closer to the house, where commonly used items are planted for quick and easy access.

What gardening method are you using?

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