Getting a Late Start


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Getting a Late Start

stevuchan | May 19, 2009 09:44 AM

Another garden newbie here. Planning to take advantage of the long weekend by starting a garden in the back yard. Problem is most plant-able space is heavily shaded, I currently have some herbs there that have been struggling for about a year (Thyme doing well, Rosemary, basil, and tarragon not so much). I have decided that I going to go with some containers in the sunnier part of the yard (grass). Here are some questions that I need answers to, also if this has been covered in another post, please let me know.

Location: San Diego, CA
Plants or Seeds?
What are the best economical containers?
What about soil? I know nothing.
Would like to plant squash, greens, herbs, tomatoes, what other veg is easy to grow?

Thanks in advance for the assistance.

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