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How to Start Your Garden

Energy Smart New Homes is all about making use of what we can to make sure that your home is as energy efficient as it can be. In doing so we reduce the energy bill of your home, produce healthier indoor air, reduced reliance on natural resources, and lower the greenhouse gas output. This is our guarantee with each home that we build. We are very proud that we have been able to accomplish this. Many families have the opportunity to go a step further to bring their expenses down and be healthier. With Spring here, it is the perfect time to start a family garden. This is often a perfect project to do with the kids because it teaches them how to care for plants and allows patience to develop as you wait for the results.

How to Get Started

First, you’ll want to figure out where you want to plant your garden. Whether that means a raised garden bed, a spot in the yard you’d like to put it, or in pots. What you decide with regards to this will determine how your soil should be prepared and mixed. Further research will need to be done once you’ve decided on the way you want to go about your garden. You’ll then want to pick out the vegetables you want to grow.

Try not to go crazy and pick a lot. Just start with a few and then as you come to be a more advanced gardener you can add more vegetables. So, no need to get ahead of ourselves. Do research on the ones that best start growing in the month that you are in. If you start in April, then pick such ones that need to be planted in April and like wise if you start in May. Each plant is going to be a little different from the next, so you need to make sure that you read up on each plant to know what it needs and where it thrives. This would include watering and shade.

Make it Happen

Sometimes we can talk about doing this or that but then when the moment comes we just don’t make it happen. Make it happen this year though! Let it be a project you do as a couple or even with the kids. Projects like these can help the family grow closer together. So, go up to the hardware store and get yourself some soil and plants. Watch your plants grow and produce yummy food that you will get to eat.

Energy Smart New Homes is all about saving where you can. Be it in your energy bill or your food bill. Make the most of what you have. Use a bit of sunlight, water, and some TLC to give your family the best food out there, home grown! If you’re interested in saving on your energy bill as well then take a look at the homes we have available!

By Energy Smart New Homes 4-5-2018

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