Fired Up - Gardener says she fills her raised beds with of paper shred, then quickly burns it to kill the weeds. She said it did not leave a mark on the wood. I would top with cardboard afterwards for extra weed protection, Lives in Florida
Lavender is a flowering herb with culinary, medicinal, aromatherapy and decorative uses. As per many it is an eco-friendly insect repellent. Lavender is also delectable eye candy in any landscape. It comes in a multitude of colors other than the standard purple and lavender. White, Indigo, yellow, Red and varying shades thereof can be found in the Lavender family.
It has been demonstrated that plants grow better in self-watering planters/containers as opposed to traditional containers. In many cases, under proper care, they will also outperform vegetables grown in a traditional backyard garden.
I like to keep my tomatoes free of side stems below the first cluster of fruit . Trained to one vine and left free-standing, tomato plants develop strong main stems. Trim all suckers and don't tie plants to their supports until the first flowers appear.
Witches Finger Grapes are a hybridized grape cultivar developed by the University Of Arkansas . They are not GMO , they were developed by hand pollinating- taking pollen from one plant and brushing it onto another plant.