How to Garden


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Skylar Boggs

By Samantha Brant ’19, Contributor

Springtime is arriving soon, or if you would like a technicality, it was supposed to have started two weeks ago. When spring arrives, the first thing everyone sees popping up out of the ground is flowers. Here are some tips if you want to grow some of your own.

The first step you need to take is to make sure that you have a location to grow your plant. If you are gardening outside, make sure the spot contains enough soil and plenty of sunlight. If you decide to simply grow a flower in a pot in your home, be sure that your pot is large enough, contains enough soil and is in a spot that receives a large quantity of sunlight. The most important thing to remember is to place your plant somewhere where you will remember to water it.

Your next step is to choose the type of plant you want to plant. There are many beautiful flowers, but if you are the more adventurous type, try something more complicated like an herb or a small vegetable plant. Once you get your plant, put the seeds in the soil and water them. When you water them, make sure you do not water them too much because that can harm the plant. Water your plant every day, and after a couple of days you will see little green buds coming up from the brown dirt, and soon enough your flower will flourish and you’ll have a bit of spring all to yourself.

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