Creating A Project Plan For Your Garden


| 6/10/2016 11:08:00 AM


Tags: garden planning, raised beds, vegetable gardening, beginning gardening, Rachel Stutts, California,

If you are new to gardening, getting started can seem like a daunting task. But if you break it down into each of the small, individual tasks and use some of the apps available, it can be achievable in a relatively short amount of time.

After moving to a new house in the fall of last year, I dreamed of having a large vegetable garden. The yard was a completely blank slate, so I knew I would have to start small and build up to my dream garden one step at a time.

With a full-time office job, a 45 minute commute each way, and two young children (4 and 2), I also knew that I would have to be extremely organized so that I could make the most efficient use of just a couple free hours each weekend and perhaps a few minutes in the evenings after it started staying light out.

Around the new year, I read a friend's blog about making a New Year's Project instead of a New Year's Resolution. This gave me the idea of treating my garden like any other work project — I'd make a project plan!



Here is a sample from my project plan (which I made using Microsoft OneNote, part of the standard Office bundle):

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5/14/2018 10:21:46 PM

I used the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own garden projects – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)







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