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Learn four important keys to beginning and growing your garden this year:

  • SPACE:
    where to site your garden and what kind of garden is best for you (raised bed, container, or ground bed)
    when to plant each crop
    whether to plant from seed or transplant, how to sow and plant, and how many to plant
    strategies and tools to make your garden successful


Join LIVE or by the recorded lesson.
Live sessions will be held via Zoom:

Thursday, March 16th at
12pm CDT

Monday March 20th at 12pm CDT

Thursday March 23rd at 12pm CDT

Monday March 27th at 12pm CDT

Those who join live will be able to participate in a Q&A session with Jill at the end of each lesson.

Join now for $39 (Reg. $79)

What You'll Learn:

  • Where to consider placing your garden and how to grow in raised beds, containers, and/or a ground bed.
  • When to plant certain crops so they thrive and don't suffer, based on your climate.
  • Which plants to grow from seed or plant as transplants, plus instructions on how to plant and how many to grow.
  • Expert secrets on how to have success this year and in years to come!

Hosted by Jill McSheehy

Jill is the creator and host of the Beginner's Garden Podcast and grows almost all of the vegetables her family eats year-round. But it wasn't that long ago that Jill was a first-time gardener herself, learning how to grow food the hard way -- trial and error.

Now, she wants to help beginners skip the years of the learning curve to get their gardens started out right!

In this NEW beta course, PlantStart, Jill will take you through the basics to grow a garden this year with simple, easy information to follow.


This is a brand new course launching this year. Come be a part of the very beginning of this course for a discounted price and give us feedback to shape the course for future beginning gardeners!

What You Get with Your Purchase

Besides lifetime access at the best price this course will ever be offered, you get:

Four Live Sessions with Jill

Over two weeks, Jill will hold four sessions that dive into topics to help you have success with your garden this year.

Printable Resources

including the "When to Plant" cheat sheet, "challenge" print-outs to help you put what you're learning into action, and more!

Course-Specific Facebook Group

Ask questions and connect with other beginners in our PlantStart Facebook group that allows you to better understand and implement what you learn.

Start a Garden This Year with These Simple Tips

What Do I Need to Start A Garden This Year?

Learn the steps to take in order to have success with your garden this year without getting overwhelmed by all the information that's out there.

Knowing When to Plant

Get Step by Step instructions on knowing in detail when it is best for you to plant in your own garden instead of just a general guideline.

What You Should Plant for Success

Learn about easy varieties for beginners to gain knowledge and experience about how to grow your own food.