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- With a few basic tools and supplies, starting your own garden is easy.
- If you’re a beginner gardener looking for affordable equipment, here’s everything you’ll need to get started.
- See more: The best plants for your first garden
While humans today may not need to grow everything they plan to eat themselves, it is certainly rewarding and tasty to make a salad from your own backyard. And you don’t need sprawling land to get started. Whether you are planning a greenhouse full of tomatoes or just want to grow some herbs on your patio, this qualifies as a garden.
Of course, gardens are not limited to vegetables. Outdoor flower beds can make your garden an inviting spot for a barbecue or attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your patio all summer long. Outdoor gardening can be as much work as you want, or not, depending on what you are planting and the level of maintenance and dedication you are willing to provide. If you need recommendations, here are the best plants for your first garden.
From hoses and gloves to trowels and wheelbarrows, these are the items you’ll need to plant and maintain a thriving outdoor garden, without having a green thumb.