Learn how to grow a vegetable garden in your front yard (if it is legal). Growing your own food on your own land give you freedom, independence, and self-sufficiency. This is a guide to start a vegetable garden in your front yard using organic gardening principles -- saving your time, money, and labor! This gardening guide starts at improving the soil and will cover every step you need to take for starting your vegetable garden.
Check your local, City, and State laws
Before you begin, check your city ordinances, state laws, and property zoning regulations for installing a vegetable garden in your front yard. Unfortunately, growing your own food on your property may be illegal. Some communities and HOA's restrict the amount of non-lawn space they allow in front yards while others do not permit front yard gardens at all!
IMPROVE THE SOIL
The first step to start a vegetable garden is to improve the soil. Most importantly, do not till the soil! Tilling the ground is the most destructive thing you can do since tilling causes soil erosion and loss of soil diversity resulting in sterile soil that required more input. Instead, use a no-dig gardening technique that dramatically improves the health of the soil and environment. Once you pick a sunny area for your garden plot, layer the following material in this order:
HOW TO START A VEGETABLE GARDEN