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Selecting the Best Location for a Garden

Learn how to choose the most suitable site for a vegetable garden, a location that will allow the vegetables to thrive.

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Photo 3 of 6Pay attention to the surroundings when selecting a site.

What to Look For(3 of 6)

The best site for a vegetable garden should incorporate the following: At least six hours of sunlight daily, good drainage and air circulation, and a level location with loose, rich soil. There should also be a nearby source of water, and ideally, convenient access to tool storage and equipment.

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