Do you know which vegetables grow best together? Here are 5 companion planting charts to help you plant your garden, and keep those veggies happy. Companion planting can help defeat pests and some plants need the nutrients from other plants.
The ten basic tenets of square-foot gardening are: Arrange your garden in squares, not rows. Lay it out in planting areas. Build boxes to hold a new soil mix above ground. Space boxes apart to form walking aisles. Fill boxes with Mel’s
How much do I need to plant to feed my family? How many seeds/plants do I need to plant if I want to feed my family fresh produce during the growing season AND preserve enough to last the rest of the year.
Rotating crops is necessary for maintaining healthy soils. Crop rotation is when different plant groups are planted in a field every year. Crop rotation makes the soil more fertile and helps to mitigate crop failure and soil erosion.