"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"
Here's a great way to make your own trellis. This trellis is a great way to extend your gardening space. Grow your vegetables vertically. This trellis is easy to make and folds for easy winter storage. #garden #DIY #trellis
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 – Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 – Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones
Attracting Beneficial Insects With Sugar, Aphids often produce a substance known as honeydew that supports the growth of unsightly black sooty mold. Aphid predators recognize the presence of this sugary material as a sign of aphids (i.e. their lunch) nearby. Gardeners have found that spraying sugar water solutions on plants attracts lady beetles and other predators that can help keep the aphid population in check. National Gardening Association