LADYBUG FEEDERS Natural bamboo feeding stations baited with a raisin or two will welcome ladybugs into your garden & provide food when aphids are scarce. One ladybug can eat dozens of aphids a day & also prey on mealybugs, scale, leaf hoppers and mites.
Lovelovelove the trellises, and REALLY love the idea of the greenery wall — a hedge instead of a fence is quite an attractive idea for the vegetable garden (and a secret garden elsewhere) The vegetable and cut flower gardens at Rock Cobble Farm.
Heavily newspaper your garden beds before you put down mulch. Weeds cannot grow through the newspaper, and the decomposing paper feeds your soil. Best gardening tip I ever got! Especially if you then put landscape fabric on top of the newspaper.