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    Marigolds make good companion plants to repel bugs. AND they're pretty. :)

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    this is seriously the easiest way to garden. never bend over, great for older people with bad knees, never pull weeds. how to build it and what to plant on link.

    Drip irrigation- A pinner wrote: I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

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    Plant nasturtium with cabbage, cucumbers, radishes, and fruit trees to repel squash bugs, white flies, and cucumber beetles. The blooms also keep aphids from nibbling on fruit trees. | Photo: Courtesy of |

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    Mason Bee House Boost your garden's productivity by providing a happy home for peaceful, non-stinging Mason bees. Slightly smaller than honeybees, mason bees are incredible pollinators. Each one visits as many as 1000 blooms per day — 20 times as many as a honeybee! Hang this natural bamboo house against a tree or wall where it will get morning sun and attract bees. Female bees fill the bamboo tubes with their eggs, and nectar and pollen for the young to eat.

    Beneficial Bugs Garden Pack. // Includes three species of efficient pest eaters that (unlike chemical controls) won't harm plants, earthworms, or humans.

    This is so neat! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden!

    How to Prune a Tomato Here are six good reasons to prune tomatoes: To grow more flavorful tomatoes. To grow larger tomatoes. To grow more tomatoes over the length of a season. To keep plant leaves and fruits off the ground and away from pests, insect damage, and fungal disease. To keep plants smaller and more compact. To allow tomatoes on the plant at the end of the seas.

    Save your vegetable garden! With these companion plants, you can up your harvest and avoid sharing your produce with unwanted pests.

    Build a PVC cucumber/vine trellis

    Tomato plant irrigation - must do this for our tomatoes this year!

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