(Seed packets usually contain all the information you need to set your veggie seeds up for success. Be confident that those seeds wants to grow.)
(Team work. Gardening can be more fun-and less work-when people work with each other. Pictured here are Master Gardener volunteers and Clarke University students.) Contact the Dubuque County Master Gardeners if you would like help or advice.
https://store.extension.iastate.edu/Product/Small-Plot-Vegetable-Gardening- Iowa State Extension and Outreach
Plan Your Garden: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/vegguide/step02.cfm
Obtain Good Seeds, Plants, Equipment, and Supplies http://web.extension.illinois.edu/vegguide/step04.cfm
Interactive Garden Planner (Fee after 30 day trial)