Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. Two in one!

Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3-feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed leave them for 2-3months to break down and then plant your vegetables directing into the bed.

Companion Planting | What NOT To Plant Together - Moms Need To Know ™

Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer via Redbook - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

Have your own supply of fresh onions, year round, on your windowsill. With this genius and space saving idea you’ll be able to grow your own crop of delicious and crunchy onions. You don’t need to have your own garden … Continued

Buried Pot Garden!! Not only will your garden be extraordinarily charming and tidy, it'll consume less water and energy. Sunken planter gardens like this one provide both form and function. The pots prevent your herbs or plants from overrunning their designated areas, and the mulch keeps unwanted weeds and pests at bay while consuming no water and energy.

Five Reasons To Grow Cucumbers On A Trellis (And Taking Up Less Space Isn’t One Of Them)

I LOVE this idea for tomatos, in fact I've seen several farms that sell the produce they raise, growing their toms this way.

bury a banana peel 1" down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases. ***Used banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes 5-9-12. Sherry***

Companion planting is the secret, the lettuce and the onions complement each other on shape, flavor and allows us to plant more food in our raised beds.

Growing Your Own Vegetables, A Chart To Help. : Knowing what to do and when to plant is critical. This handy chart gives you the guidelines to planting your own vegetables.

Tomato growing: The next thing that goes into the hole are a couple of aspirin tablets and some crushed chicken egg shells. The aspirin is to help jump start the plant's immune system. I'll put three or four crushed egg shells into the hole as well. The eggs supply a nice calcium boost, which will help prevent blossom end rot, that nasty brown patch on the bottom of tomatoes that lack calcium (the fish head bone

Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design)

Something to do with my husbands hundreds of 5 gallon buckets that are in the garage! Growing tomatoes | growing tomatoes upside down!

Wood-framed wire trellis - would be a beautiful trellis for cucumbers.

How to grow sweet potatoes in a bucket - "If grown correctly, you can hope for a yield of about 25 pounds for each 20 gallon bucket sweet potato garden."

5 Basics of Intensive Gardening- you can do it!

What a GREAT idea!!! A Recycled Bike Rim Trellis!!! You could plant any running plant and have them run up the trellis for ease in picking.

Cucumber Trellis - Large | Powder Coated Steel | Gardener's Supply | $34.95 in red or green | 48" square

Pumpkin growing frame