Basil will turn yellow for several reasons, some are easily rectified and some are incurable depending on how far along in the growing season you’ve gotten. Diseased Plants will turn Yellow Root rot [damping off] is a common reason for the yellowing of basil plants. Basil requires ample water, but if you’ve overdone it, or … Read more What Causes Basil Leaves to Turn Yellow and How to Fix It
“Companion Planting is the growing together of all those elements and beings that encourage life and growth; the creation of a microcosm that includes vegetables, fruits, trees, bushes, wheat, flowers, weeds, birds, soil, microorganisms, water, nutrients, insects, toads, spiders, and chickens.” – John Jeavons, How to Grow More Vegetables Than You Ever Thought Possible Spinach has very … Read more 13 Spinach Companion Plants – Inter-Planting Spinach
At times an overabundant harvest of mushrooms leaves you with more than you can possibly consume in a reasonable time frame. There are several ways they can be preserved for future use, drying is one of them. Drying Mushrooms: Methods, Tips, Storage Here we will discuss the three different types of methods for drying mushrooms. … Read more How to Properly Dry and Dehydrate Mushrooms
Sodium Bicarbonate, commonly known as Baking Soda works well as an efficient and cost effective fungicide and insecticide. It is actually registered with the EPA for use against certain plant fungi, powdery mildew. Sprinkled near the base of plants it will kill and or deter slugs and cutworms, it is also useful against roaches and … Read more Using Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate) As a Fungicide and Insecticide
Whether you have a crab apple tree or are looking at getting a crab apple tree, you’ll want to know if your crab apples are edible. Well, are crab apples edible? Here you’ll find a list of 12 edible crab apples. Remember, just because they are edible doesn’t mean you’ll like them. While some have … Read more 12 Edible Crab Apple Varieties
Witches Finger Grapes When most people think of grapes, they picture the sugary-sweet balls of fruit commonly found in the supermarket. However, grapes come in a much larger variety of colors, shapes, and sizes then you might expect. One of the more interesting varieties is called Witch Finger. Witch Finger grapes are large in size, … Read more What Are Witch Finger Grapes? Where And When To Find Them
Companion Planting is the placement of various crops in close physical proximity to one another so as to symbiotically compliment each others health, vigor, growth and the flavor of their produce. It also naturally involves separating plants whose development is antagonistic to each other. The Best Lettuce Companion Plants Good Companions for Lettuce are beets, broccoli, … Read more Lettuce Companion Planting: 11 Lettuce Companions to Plant
Companion Planting is the growing together of all those elements and beings that encourage life and growth; the creation of a microcosm that includes vegetables, fruits, trees, bushes, wheat, flowers, weeds, birds, soil, microorganisms, water, nutrients, insects, toads, spiders, and chickens.” – John Jeavons, How to Grow More Vegetables Than You Ever Thought Possible The Best … Read more What Are the Best Onion Companion Plants? Bad Onion Companions?
How to Grow Garlic Most of our Garlic is grown in China, free of the regulatory constraints of the USDA, it is treated with bleaches and chlorine to give it a whiter color and with chemicals and preservatives long since banned in the US and most Western countries because of their adverse side effects not … Read more Garlic Planting Guide
Gardeners have lots of tips to improve their harvests, many sound absurd and border on quackery, many sounds absurd and actually work. Early blight is a disease that afflicts tomatoes, potatoes, and some related crops, it strikes early in the growing season, which is why it is sometimes called “early blight”, technically it is Alternaria … Read more Stop Tomato Blight with Copper Wire – Doe’s it Really Work?