To direct sow your seeds just means to plant your seeds outdoors in the garden instead of starting the seeds indoors under lights. Plants that are either difficult to transplant or don't need extra time to get a jump start can be sowed directly into the ground. Here are 13 easy vegetables to direct sow in your garden.
How to Harvest Basil to Keep it Producing All Season Long
Basil is easy to grow in the garden and if you harvest it right, it will continue to provide fresh leaves for seasoning (and pesto!) for months at a time. Basil is an easy one to add to your vegetable garden!
Visual Companion Planting Chart (Guide) - Companion Planting -- just not for helping your plants make friends, but to help your plants grow to the best of their ability by having great neighbors to help them along! Give your garden plants new best friends!
Companion Plant Visual Chart for your Garden - Mom with a PREP
If you see gray bugs on your squash, cucumbers, or melons, watch out -- they're probably squash bugs, a common pest that sucks plant nutrients from the leaves and can spread a number of diseases.Several beneficial insects, including tachnid flies, attack squash bugs. Include flowers such as marigolds, calendula, sunflowers, or dill in your garden to attract the good guys./
Jalapeno Pepper Plant: Growing And Caring For Jalapeno Peppers
Jalapeno Plant Care – How To Grow Jalapeno Peppers By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener The jalapeno pepper plant is a member of the hot pepper family and shares company with other fiery hot varieties such as tobacco, cayenne and cherry. Jalapenos are the only pepper that is not allowed to fully ripen and change color before being picked. Growing jalapeno peppers is not difficult if you provide plants with good soil, plenty of sunlight and ample water. How to Grow ......
Jalapeno Plant Care – How To Grow Jalapeno Peppers