Imagine...

Always knowing the when to plant, prune, and harvest.

All you need is the right checklist.

It’s time to start gardening smart, not hard.

 

Say goodbye.

To your struggles with weeds. To disappointing garden layouts and plants that bite the dust. To time and money wasted on gardening tips and products that don’t work.

 

And say hello to a garden you’ll love and have time to enjoy!

I created Simply Smart Gardening to help you spend less time working in your garden so you have more time to enjoy it. You’ll discover:

    • The best tools to help you garden more effectively.
    • Easy ways to save money on your garden.
    • Simple strategies to get more done in less time.
Cheryl Spencer, Certified Gardener

Hi! I’m Cheryl.

I believe you can grow your dream garden and still have time to enjoy it. All you need are a few simple strategies and a little know-how. You CAN have a garden that fits into your lifestyle, wows your neighbors, and makes your family say “more veggies, please!” Get ready to grow your best garden ever!

Cheryl Spencer, Certified Gardener

 

Hi! I’m Cheryl.

I believe you can grow your dream garden and still have time to enjoy it. All you need are a few simple strategies and a little know-how. You CAN have a garden that fits into your lifestyle, wows your neighbors, and makes your family say “more veggies, please!” Get ready to grow your best garden ever!

What do you need help with?

Gardening Basics

Get the help you need to garden like an expert. No experience required!

Ornamental Gardens

Be the envy of your neighborhood! Grow flowers, shrubs, trees, and grass like a pro.

Edible Gardens

Learn how to grow vegetables, fruit, and herbs you and your family will enjoy.

 

What do you need help with?

 

Gardening Basics

Get the help you need to garden like an expert. No experience required!

Ornamental Gardens

Be the envy of your neighborhood! Grow flowers, shrubs, trees, and grass like a pro.

Edible Gardens

Learn how to grow vegetables, fruit, and herbs you and your family will enjoy.

Download your free Smart Gardening Checklist!
Discover how to get the right things done at the right time.

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What’s The Best Way to Weed Your Garden?

What’s The Best Way to Weed Your Garden?

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Mulch: How to Choose The Best One

Mulch: How to Choose The Best One

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How to Test Your Soil like an Expert

How to Test Your Soil like an Expert

Garden soil seems mysterious. It doesn't jump out up at you when you're out in the garden and say, "hey, I've got a problem!" No, it just sits there waiting for you to figure out why your tomatoes have blight or your hydrangeas aren't periwinkle blue like the
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Gardening 101: Design Your Garden

Gardening 101: Design Your Garden

Have you ever watched a landscape makeover on TV and thought “how hard could it be to design my own garden?” They do make it look easy, don’t they? Good landscape design adds value to your home without breaking the bank. And
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What To Do In Your Yard & Garden This November

What To Do In Your Yard & Garden This November

A trusty leaf rake is my constant companion this month. No matter how often I've said to myself after raking up an area "This looks great! I'm glad I'm done with that," I'm never done. The wind will see to that. More leaves blow in from all
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Readers’ Favorites

What’s The Best Way to Weed Your Garden?

What’s The Best Way to Weed Your Garden?

Sometimes gardening can feel like one long war against the weeds. And even though it can sap your morale, you can't stop fighting. If you let the weeds outflank you, they'll steal nutrients from your soil, crowd out your plants and even
read more
Mulch: How to Choose The Best One

Mulch: How to Choose The Best One

With color choices like red, brown, and black, and materials like wood, stone, and rubber, how can you choose the right mulch for your garden without getting overwhelmed? All you have to do is follow three simple steps. These three steps
read more
How to Test Your Soil like an Expert

How to Test Your Soil like an Expert

Garden soil seems mysterious. It doesn't jump out up at you when you're out in the garden and say, "hey, I've got a problem!" No, it just sits there waiting for you to figure out why your tomatoes have blight or your hydrangeas aren't periwinkle blue like the
read more
Gardening 101: Design Your Garden

Gardening 101: Design Your Garden

Have you ever watched a landscape makeover on TV and thought “how hard could it be to design my own garden?” They do make it look easy, don’t they? Good landscape design adds value to your home without breaking the bank. And
read more

What’s New

What To Do In Your Yard & Garden This November

What To Do In Your Yard & Garden This November

A trusty leaf rake is my constant companion this month. No matter how often I've said to myself after raking up an area "This looks great! I'm glad I'm done with that," I'm never done. The wind will see to that. More leaves blow in from all
read more

You CAN grow your dream garden and have time to enjoy it.
When you become a member of the Simply Smart Gardening community, you'll discover smart ways to save time and money, reach your gardening goals faster, and have more time to enjoy your garden.

You CAN grow your dream garden and have time to enjoy it.
When you become a member of the Simply Smart Gardening community, you'll discover smart ways to save time and money, reach your gardening goals faster, and have more time to enjoy your garden.