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Tomato Companion Planting

Planning the Vegetable Garden

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Check out this handy gardening chart to know when to start growing your seeds indoors and when to transplant them outdoors.

Eggshells as Organic Pest Control. Works to kill Japanese beetles, flea beetles, snails, slugs, and other pests in the garden. And it's FREE! | GetBusyGardening.com

How to Grow Berries - great tutorial on growing strawberries, blackberries and raspberries.

Carrots are easy to grow in pots. great for small spaces or questionable ground soil. Good to know! We always struggle growing carrots.

41 Groundcovers to fill in spaces around the garden and prevent weeds from spreading. Some even help prevent erosion...

Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

This tiny vegetable garden only uses 3 square yards of space and grows 21 varieties

good idea, start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells // Great Gardens & Ideas //