The key to getting good results when growing flowers or vegetables is making sure your earth is the best it can be.
By adding plenty of organic matter you will be rewarded with great tasting crops and colorful blooms.
Home composting is easy to do, just collect your waste vegetable peelings, egg shells and even tea bags and add them to a specially designed bin. These are readily available in home stores and come in all shapes and sizes. After several months the result will be some very usable material which can be dig into the earth on your own backyard.
Growing tomatoes is a perfect crop for beginners as it is very straightforward and fairly fool proof. They need good sunlight and regular watering, never let them dry out.
However good your earth is, tomatoes will always benefit from the addition of a special tomato feed. Yield can be very high, so there will be plenty for friends and family to enjoy as well.
Good earth is the perfect environment for all the different insects like worms that are vital for providing the different nutrients that the various plants require.
There are many tiny micro-organisms that cannot be seen by the human eye, each have a part to play in keeping plants healthy and to make them thrive.
If you have space in your yard you can construct a bigger composting system which will produce even more from your kitchen and garden waste. Great for you and for the environment.