The Q&A Archives: First garden....need some help.

Question: Can anyone tell me of a garden planning tool to help me figure out my garden for my backyard. I plan on doing raised bed, but need to know placement and what materials to use. I live in Alabama.

Answer: William,

I apologize for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!

I am not aware of a good garden planning tool to recommend to you. Your County extension office may have some free material on and which would be very useful in this regard. I suggest you give them a call. The following website has their office contact information:

The following websites should also be very helpful:
Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

« Click to go to the homepage

» Ask a question of your own

Q&A Library Searching Tips

  • When singular and plural spellings differ, as in peony and peonies, try both.
  • Search terms are not case sensitive.

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "sunset on summer"