Marigolds in the vegetable garden, offer us so much as gardeners and homesteaders. Do you know why? Let me share the top 6 reasons you should be planting marigolds in the vegetable garden…if you aren’t already. MARIGOLDS IN THE VEGETABLE GARDEN – REASON 1, HELPING & ATTRACTING BEES As vegetable gardeners we know the importance […]
Companion Planting can be a confusing business. It takes a while to get your head around companion plant combinations that work and don’t work together. Some plants work better with others and some are a terrible combination and they both struggle. Here are some well known combinations that work and you should aim for, or […]
Flowers in the vegetable garden can improve biodiversity and reduce the incidence of pests. There are plenty of flowers that can be planted throughout the vegetable garden, but here are my six favorite flowers chosen for their ability to support vegetable crops.
Companion planting has so many benefits. Check out which plants have benefits for other plants.
The Sunflower provides dramatic and cheerful flair to a vegetable garden. They also serve a very practical purpose. Sunflowers attract pollinators, provide shade, act as a living trellis and can even assist in the cleaning of contaminated soil. Read on to learn some new culinary uses and how sunflowers can benefit your vegetable garden.
The season for fresh fruit and veggies is finally here! Having a vegetable garden is something anyone can do. Yes, that includes you! If you feel like you have a black thumb, no backyard or even a limited budget, it’s still possible. I became interested in growing food when I met someone who shined the […]