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"Growing trees from seeds is remarkably easy, and although not all fruit trees produce reliable results if grown from seeds, peaches, nectarines and apricots are exceptions to this rule. Collect pits from your favorite fruits this summer, let the pits dry, and then crack them open to get the seeds."- Mother Earth News

Grow Free Fruit Trees

16 Ways to Use Companion Planting to Control Pests Naturally

lots of great tips on growing certain herbs as companion plants for vegetables for natural pest control

How To Grow An Avocado Tree. ~ The avocado is widely considered a vegetable, since it is commonly used in salads. However, it is actually a fruit that tastes like a vegetable, and most markets display it with other typical fruits.

How To Grow An Avocado Tree | DIY Cozy Home

A great idea: Potted orange tree with mint. It's amazing that you can grow a fruit-bearing tree in a pot. Lemons would probably work too!

Gardening the Deck

These cucumber companion plants consist of: Radishes, Peas, Beets, Corn, Beans, Carrots, Dill, and Sunflowers. However, you should not plant your cucumbers near potatoes or sage as they tend to grow poorly when planted next to these plants.

Outdoor and Gardening with Red Hill: Cucumber Companion Planting

Save your vegetable garden! With these companion plants, you can up your harvest and avoid sharing your produce with unwanted pests.


Fruit tree guilds: plant companions to protect and help the fruit tree.

Companion planting means putting plants together in the garden that like each other, or help each other out

How to grow fruit trees from a seed (peach, plum, nectarine, etc.)

We need a fig tree in the Tullis garden. Fig tarts. Fig jam. Fresh figs in salads. We are planting one this summer!

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Nasturtium - mulch plant - these flowers are also very useful in keeping the bugs away from fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Nasturtium can easily repel squash bugs, beetles, and white flies.

Know more about flowers that help to keep the bugs away

Backyard farming-fruit trees along fence? I did this.... so glad I did!!

Backyard Farming: Your Backyard Farm

Beautiful Rose

All about garlic - how to plant, grow, harvest and store

Grow Your Own Garlic | Fine Gardening

7 Secrets for a high-yield vegetable garden from

7 Secrets for a High-Yield Vegetable Garden

Black Pearl Calla Lily

Calla Lily Black Pearl | Home & Garden Store