Edible Garden Tips For The Beginning Gardener

05/29/2012 05:04 pm ET

There’s nothing quite as rewarding as stepping into your garden to snip a few fresh herbs or harvest homegrown vegetables to add to that evening’s dinner.

That connection to your food – and commitment to sustainability – is a feeling Patricia Larenas enjoys as she tends to her own edible garden at her suburban home in the heart of Silicon Valley, Calif. The former techie is now an aspiring edible landscaping consultant and sustainable gardening writer/blogger with Urban Artichoke and Eat Drink Better.

Earth911 sat down with Larenas to find out how anyone – the experienced green thumb or novice gardener – can get started growing their own food.

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5 Ways To Start Growing Edibles
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