Companion Planting | What NOT To Plant Together - Moms Need To Know ™

Companion Planting

Often times when we talk about Companion Planting we discuss the plants that should always be planted side-by-side in our gardens. I’m here to give you the dish on what plants to NOT plant together when you are companion planting! - Gardening And Patio

Glued pennies to the side of my square foot garden bed to keep slugs away. Slugs and snails won't cross copper.

Pennies glued to square foot garden Glued pennies to the side of my square foot garden bed to keep slugs away. Slugs and snails won't cross copper. Glued pennies to the side of my square foot garden bed.

Punch holes in the plastic instruction tabs that come with your plants and put on a binder ring.  I got a package of rings and a hole punch at Target (surprise!) for about $3.

Here's a great idea from the Garden Geeks. Punch holes in the plastic instruction tabs that come with your plants and put on a binder ring. Now as long as you can keep track of the binder ring.

Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

Build a Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET. - ruggedthug - Build a Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

How to get rid of squash bugs and companion plants to discourage them.

How to get rid of squash bugs and companion plants to discourage them.Planting radishes, nasturtiums, or marigolds among your squash plants may help repel squash bugs - These things were awful this year - and I only had 2 pumpkin plants!

Which Trellis is the Best Trellis? Lots of different trellis ideas here!

Which Trellis is the Best Trellis?

T-Posts and Twine Trellis (For Cukes).one of several trellis ideas in this article From: Seed Savers, please visit

fill cinder blocks with a creeping ground cover like thyme which smells so good when walked on.

fill cinder blocks with a creeping ground cover like thyme which smells so good when walked on.-----good idea on a bank or berm; helps keep weeds to a minimum as the thyme (or other groundcover) spreads and hides the cement.

Seed Saving

Seed Saving

With autumn approaching it'll soon be time to start thinking about collecting seeds. Here's some handy hints on how to get started

DIY Homegrown Shiitake Mushroom Logs | Blue Yurt Farms #easy #homesteading

"how to" post from the homegrown shiitake mushroom log series (see Choosing Your Logs and What You Need to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms). Now that we've inoculated our poplar logs, the only care needed is weekly watering (we can skip if we get a hard rain) .

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