Hi there, Well, it depends on a few things - how much space do you have to plant in, how much sunlight, what do you like to eat. Have you visited Mother Earth news site?? They have a gardening planner (free for 30 days) which can give you a good idea of plant requirements etc. Companion planting will save you a lot of time/space also. For instance, you can inoculate mushrooms between your asparagus rows, cover with straw and wait for your mushrooms! There are several web sites that are dedicated to growing your own produce, just pick out what you need from each! If you need to dig beds, rent/borrow a rototiller, you should only need it to turn the soil the first year. Raised beds are great for veggies too. I'm sure others here will pitch in with plenty more ideas, good luck & enjoy!