Frugal Gardening 101: Prepping your plot and planting early seeds

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‘You still have lots of time to start your garden,’ says horticulturalist Heidi Wood

”Gardening is a lot of fun, a great form of exercise, and it’s also good for both your body and mind,’ says Heidi Wood, the Town of Stratford’s horticulturalist. Growing one’s own food and flowers is something that Heidi Wood enjoys.(Joyce Wood)

If you’re considering planting your own vegetables this season to save money on increasing food costs, now is the time to prepare a garden plot for planting.

Heidi Wood, horticulturalist for the Town of Stratford, P.E.I., says this is her favorite portion of the gardening season because well-prepared soil is the essential component in producing a flourishing garden for the whole summer.