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The Rooftop Greenhouse | What we've done

The Rooftop Greenhouse | What we've done

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Pruning Lilacs...and the best time to do it is just as the flowers finish up. Wait any longer and you are affecting next years blooms.

Thinking of starting a compost pile? Make sure you know what you should and should not compost.

For the people who like to plant their own vegetables, this is for you

"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"

Wormwood helps repel wasps, garlic and chives will repel aphids, Basil repels flies and mosquitoes. Marigolds ward off nematodes. Mint stops ants. Pennyroyal deters fleas, mosquitoes, ticks and chiggers. Petunias control leafhoppers, certain aphids and tomato worms. Rue repels Japanese beetles in roses