ZUCCHINI’S COMPANION’S 1) Zucchini loves a flower called borage as it chases off the tomato hornworm, plus it attracts bees. 2) Marigolds & nasturtiums are good at repelling beetles and squash bugs, and also attracting bees to your zucchini patch. Add the borage into the nasturtium plan!
Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp egg shells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden.
Secret to peppers,Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins