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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Gardening Basics

PhotoAcross the nation, Cooperative Extension Services provide the practical information you need to start a garden including fertilization and soil preparation, water and irrigation, weed control, composting, and planting recommendations for your local area. Visit the Land-Grant University Website Directory to locate the Cooperative Extension Services website for your state.

True Food TV's Home Gardening YouTube playlist provides useful gardening tips. The instructional videos include information about how to start seeds, what to grow when, container growing for small spaces, and more.