Since it's all we can do to keep our indoor plants alive and well, we like to hear what other people have going on in their outdoor plots. Our intentions are good; we want to garden, really we do. But so far we've left the communal condo gardening to the seasoned experts. For those of you who are just starting to learn about the important stages of growing (and the importance of the right tools, the right soil, and the right spot), check out this firsthand account from You Grow Girl: Gardening for the People. From the Ground Up: Adventures in Making My Own Plot: ...I started to better understand that gardening all begins with the soil—that seems like such common knowledge, but it is easily overlooked in the haste and excitement of planning the look of a garden...(Read more here).