The Friendly Earthworms [Infographic]

Will definitely be doing this for my next plant unit! Grow carrots in a 2 liter bottle

GO GREEN..Lawn Care for CHEAP! The secret of using SUGAR on your lawn. If you want to make your lawn healthy & at the same time, eliminate crabgrass, Bermuda grass, dandelions, clover, dollar weed & other shallow rooted weeds like chickweed, use SUGAR!! Sugar feeds beneficial microbes, insects, & worms. It won't cause allergic reactions in pets or children. Sugar will fortify grass while discouraging weeds. It's cheap and easy to apply. Click picture for more information.

Home made lawn fertilizer

Beneficial Garden Insects

Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - won't get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houston's tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers

Alternative Gardning: The benefits of WOOD ASH in the garden

Vegetables You Can Grow in The Shade

The 10 EASIEST Vegetables to Grow: Make this THE YEAR you start that vegetable #garden | via @SparkPeople #gardening

Good Bugs - These are beneficial to your garden... don't kill them!

Good Composting Tips

Many cold climate gardeners know they can extend their veggie growing season into the autumn months, but did you know you can also keep many crops going all winter long? Click to find out how.

How to tell when your Carrots/veggies are ready to harvest! Great guide for beginners!

Companion Planting Chart, Map and Guide Companion Gardening planting means putting plants together in the garden that like each other, or help each other out. Companion planting can have a real impact on the health and yield of your plants. Organic gardeners strive to achieve a balance in their gardens so that they don't require chemicals for pest or disease control.

I love this idea of using gutters on a wall or fence for small produce plants. Anyone have gutters that they aren't using anymore?

Square foot garden layout ideas - can't wait for spring!- great layout and actually veggies I will plant!

A cold frame with a glass top can give you a 12-month growing season, even in Maine, and it's the easiest and most economical way to extend your harvest. Build the one described here, and you're on your way to fresh veggies year round.

Dollar store hamper turned veggi net!

How to Grow Vegetables in Pots and Containers - Tips, Guides, Facts. I'm growing a tomato plant in a container this year...it's blooming now!

Got Pallets? Hate weeding? Dont feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! You can also place your pallet on the ground in a rocky location rather than a grassy area, this way you will not need the garden cloth to stop the weeds and grass comin through! Courtesy of Backyard Diva (on Facebook)

Wish I would have know this trick over 4 years ago. It would have saved countless hours of taking sod out & would have produced healthy soil also! Put cardboard & compost over grass in fall & by spring... you have healthy beds to plant in!