How to Make a Ladybug Feeder & Attract Them to Your Garden ~ they feed on aphids, mealybugs, leaf hoppers, scales and mites.
Worried that you can't have a vegetable garden because your yard has too much shade? Here are 10 edibles that you can grow in the shade!
Growing bell peppers & 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
How To Store Salad Greens so they keep longer: blow into the bag and seal it tightly. The carbon dioxide helps keep the greens fresh longer. Also works for herbs. Who knew?
Save your large egg shells next time you bake, wash them out (or not!) and plant them with seeds. Once the plants are large enough, just transfer the whole egg into the ground. The shell is actually a great fertilizer and the roots will be able to break right through.
Building a strong walk through trellis for squash and cukes. This is a great way to grow squash/cukes. It reduces pest & fungal problems, makes picking easier & allows you to grow more in less space. Cattle panels nailed to raised beds - couldn't be easier!
2-liter bottle of water in roof provides as much light as 50-watt light bulb. Saw a tv program about this and how people were introducing it to natives in poor countries who dont have electricity and can't afford solar since they live in shacks with thin roofs this was a perfect solution Ingenious! I will be trying this on my green house