The most profitable plants in your vegetable garden ~ list of plants that provide the most value per square foot in your garden. Even if you grow foods only for personal consumption, this information can help you determine how to make the best use of your space thus saving money on market purchases.
Building Healthy Soil - Though some gardeners may be blessed with perfect soil, most of us garden in soil that is less than perfect. If your soil has too much clay in it, is too sandy, too stony or too acidic, don't despair. Turning a poor soil into a plant-friendly soil is not difficult to do, once you understand the components of a healthy soil
How & Why to Mulch the Heck out of Your Vegetable Garden. Garden mulch is a must-have in organic gardens to suppress weeds, save water, build soil fertility, and drastically cut back on the work you'll have to do.
Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets
Video ~ Making your own potting soil is quick and easy. You'll not only save money, but you'll end up with a higher quality product than what you can buy at the store. Not to mention you'll know exactly what's in it - no chemical fertilizers, fillers and other things you don't want to be growing vegetables in.
Proper crop rotation keeps soil full of nutrients, which keeps plants strong and productive. Unfortunately, many amateur farmers make the terrible mistake of not replenishing the soil after harvesting. This chart gives a good idea of what to plant from year to year. Of course, the vegetables that are grown have to be compatible with the location of the garden itself.
Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot on top of a few inches of soil - as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer. Use this tip for container vegetables such as peppers and tomatoes. Eggs are filled with important nutrients that your veggie plants need to thrive!
Recycling Celery -- Cut off the bottom after use, and put in a dish of water to sprout, then plant in the ground as seen in the photos. I have grown celery the past two years from seed (it thrives in very moist soil) and it was greener and taller than anything I have bought at the store. Now I will recycle it from now on...