Where's my gardener mufos, and who should I meet? I'm a total newbie and starting to garden. And by starting to garden I mean both researching what to plant for my first ever kitchen herb containers in a couple weeks and also recently hired some professional advice on how to progressively turn my yard into a permaculture food forest in upcoming years. I'd love to see more posts from other n00bz and from experienced gardners who like helping us learn. Bonus if southeast US (7b/8a boundary).
@epilanthanomai southern exposure seed exchange has some growing guides for your area! If you’re interested in permaculture I’d prob check out the seed saving & biodiversity ones https://www.southernexposure.com/growing-guides/
Their links page also has a ton of other resources you might find interesting/useful as well
@epilanthanomai i have a very small amount of available garden space & what i do have is mostly deep shade so i don’t post a *ton* of gardening content, but i’ve got a decent patch of herbs which i really enjoy
Thyme and rosemary are both perennials so they’ll come back year after year once you’ve gotten them established & don’t take much work. Of the annuals, i got the best effort > reward return with basil, while parsley & cilantro were both a lot more finicky & prone to bolting
@epilanthanomai starting small is definitely a good idea! It’s a lot easier to focus on getting one thing right than a lot of things half right (which in gardening terms can sometimes mean a dead plant)
I’m north of you by a fair bit i think? (philadelphia, zone seven) but it’s been p warm & rainy these past few years so it feels like we’re south of that, planting-wise lol
@Satsuma Ah, yep a good bit north. I'm in Atlanta, just at the cusp of 7b and 8a.
@epilanthanomai honestly i hadn’t realized any of Georgia was zone 7 before i checked the map haha. I guess the coastal warming effect is stronger than I’d thought
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