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Backyard garden help tips

Backyard gardening tips   5 ways to deter possums from your garden 6 Secrets of Growing Artichokes in Your Garden                  How to Grow Your Best Carrots     7 Peaceful Water Garden Ideas For Your Backyard  How to start a backyard garden Follow these step-by-step horticultural tips to turn your backyard into a garden. 1. Determine your climate zone. Success in horticulture is about putting the right plant in the right place at the right time. It starts with an understanding of the crops that are suitable for your climate and the season for planting them. The USDA maintains a plant hardiness zone map that can be searched by zip code, which divides the country into 13 zones based on average annual minimum temperatures. Discover your region and learn about the fruits, vegetables, flowers, and herbs that thrive in it (if you are outside the United States, see International Hardiness Zone Maps). Once you know your climate zone, look at the estimated first and last frost dates so you