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 provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
See how knowing which direction your garden faces can help you plan your garden. Do you need to find ways to provide more sunlight or do you need to provide shade for your plants? Knowing your direction can help. More at YouShouldGrow.com
Why are my plants turning yellow? If your vegetable garden or house plants have gone from verdant to flavescent, it could be a sign of health issues like too much water or too few nutrients. A new infographic offers tips for getting to the root of the problem.
INFOGRAPHIC: How to successfully grow an herb garden
If you've longed to top homemade pizza with fresh basil, or snip chives over your morning omelet on a whim, battling with a black thumb can be discouraging. But the best way to grow herbs isn't a mystery — it's a science, and you can totally improve on last year's failed attempt. All you need is this herb garden cheat sheet!
28 Container Gardens for Spring: Day 18 A complete DIY from start to finish. What to plant and how to plant it! Love this...for people like me with a bit of a black thumb...this tutorial is picture perfect...no guess work to get incredible results! I highly recommend checking this out! EnJOy