- First, make sure the area is going to get plenty of sunlight. At least 6 hours a day is ideal. If you are planting near the house, the side with southern exposure will work best.
- Make sure the area is a site that will drain well. If the site does not drain well, there are several options available to improve this. Try to avoid planting on an incline. Erosion can ruin your garden. If it comes a big rain right after planting seeds, you run the risk of seeds washing away.
- Having a water supply nearby is very important.
- Sites that have excessive weeds, such as kudzu, should be avoided for growing vegetables organically.
- Fence of the garden area if you have a lot of wildlife in the area.
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