Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with this trellis, they’re perfect companions! Use this slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting.
12 Well Designed Easy Access Raised Garden Beds http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/kvpq Raised garden beds are easy on your back and will give your plants good drainage and generally better soil quality. By building this U-shaped garden bed, you’ll also get easier access to all your plants.
Use Your Old Coffee Grounds in the Garden. There are many ways to use them. Camellias, hydrangeas, and roses are all nitrogen loving plants so the coffee grounds help. The grounds are also a great deterrent for slugs and snails around hostas and other plants that the pests love. See more ideas: http://www.hometalk.com/1667195/use-your-old-coffee-grounds-in-the-garden
Nasturtium planted beneath pear trees & allowed to climb around the tree provides protection from coddling moth & fruit tree borers. Plant legumes to help fix nitrogen.Plant bee balm & borage to attracting beneficial insects. Borage adds calcium, potassium & other minerals to the soil.