Natural Weed Control...Cornmeal. Sprinkle on garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. It will keep any seeds from germinating so dont use in vegetable garden until plants are established.
Cucumber Trellis/Lettuce Shade This takes the space saving of square foot gardening to a whole new level. Plus, it kills two birds with one DIY project — shading lettuce under the growth of cucumbers. And, all it takes is some chicken wire and scrap wood. Photo and tutorial via Florida Vegetable Garden