Got limited sun? These 15 vegetables only need 4 hours a day of direct light. Utilize them in those shaded areas of the yard, and leave the sun for the tomatoes.
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
Homemade Weed Killer
DIY garden stakes - I used wooden shims instead of paint sticks. I had my Cub Scout pack decorate and label their own for a project!. It was lots of fun. Instead of using paint; they used colored pencils and crayons then we labled them with black permanent marker. - Good times!!!
Companion planting! Natural pest control! How you organize your garden means more than ease of reach and sunshine! It could equal more or fewer pests eating your crops! I think I may container grow some marigolds and squash together...
Free Printable Garden planner/tracker
12 Homemade Natural Remedies for The Vegetable Garden
Garden Critter Deterrent-Bunnies in particular
I want to make this! DIY Furniture Plan from Ana-White.com Cedar raised bed make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised bed can cost hundreds of dollars. With this plan, I figured out how to create raised cedar beds - deep ones - for about $10 each.
Simply Low-Cost gardening: $ 10 raised garden beds.
How to build a raised bed for your garden
TUTORIAL I made newspaper pots to sow them in and get them started. The pots are super easy to make, free, and earth friendly. And once your seedlings are old enough to move out on their own you just pop them into the ground -- paper pot and all.
I can't stand Martha Stewart but this is a good idea...Twig Plant Marker