Small Budget Gardening
Great ideas for cash-strapped garden makers with stuff you have with ideas you can DO.
Chard is an easy to grow and hardy vegetable which is great for beginner gardeners. From the article,The Charms of Growing Chard from growveg.com The Charms of Growing Chard, I grow Bright Lights in the borders as it is beautiful, the pests don't find it mixed in and it is lovely to eat too, even does well in partial shade.
25+ Milkweed Ideas for your Garden- Asclepias asperula is commonly referred to as Antelope horns because of it's horn-shaped seed pods. It is native to the southwest US from California to Texas, which makes it an important milkweed variety for spring returning monarchs across the US. It's a host plant for monarch caterpillars and the unique flowers hold nectar nourishment for adult butterflies. ~☆~
▶ Succession Planting - How to Harvest More From Your Vegetable Garden - YouTube Sowing or planting into gaps left behind after a crop is harvested is known as succession planting. Filling gaps as soon as crops are harvested will maximize the amount of food you can grow, making your garden space even more valuable and helping to reduce weed growth. In this video we explain how to plan succession crops and which crops are best for growing this way.