How to Make Compost Work For You
Recycling Celery -- Cut off the bottom after use, and put in a dish of water to sprout, then plant in the ground as seen in the photos. I have grown celery the past two years from seed (it thrives in very moist soil) and it was greener and taller than anything I have bought at the store. Now I will recycle it from now on...
Vegetable Planting Chart - has info on spacing, how much seed per 50', days to germination, days to yield, possible yield per 50', row length, number of plants you will need for a family of 5, common pests and suggested control. See more of my fav garden charts on my "Garden Planting Charts" pin board.
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