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    Companion Planting! "Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier."

    Ten mistakes new herb gardeners make (and how to avoid them!)

    101 Gardening Secrets Experts Never Tell You....super good list!

    The Secret to Long-Lasting Cut Hydrangea Blooms ~ Says: I was given a helpful tip from the flower vendor at our local farmer’s market

    Growing Cucumbers - Grow it along with Nasturtiums, radishes, marigolds, sunflowers, peas, beets, carrots, and Dill. It helps ground beetles. Avoid planting with Tomato and Sage. To save space cucumbers can be grown in hanging baskets as they take a lot of space on ground.

    Grow star and heart cucumbers.

    Grow Onions from Discarded Onion Bottoms - never be without onions again

    Apparently cucumbers tend to take over other plants, so they should be grown by themselves. Who knew? This is from a great blog- 100 Days of Real Food

    try cherry or grape tomatoes growing upside down and basil, rosemary, &/or oregano growing on top

    All-Terrain Landscaper's Wagon my favorite cart for gardening

    What makes strawberries sour - Tips for growing sweeter strawberries.

    Spalding Gardening Calendar - Month by Month! // Great Gardens Ideas

    Pruning tomato plants: how & when to do it- Pruning tomato plants can maximize the number, size, & flavor of your tomatoes. Warm up your pinching fingers & your garden clippers & find out how a little trim can mean bigger, tastier fruit.

    How to Fertilize Plants with Epsom Salts class

    How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic!

    overwintering geraniums Place geraniums upside down in a box and cover with newspaper and replant in the spring.

    10 of the BEST tomato growing tips!

    Growing ginger at home.

    How to Grow Asparagus

    Eat once and regrow forever: garlic, onions, mushrooms, basil, cilantro, ginger, celery, carrot greens, scallions and romaine lettuce