Raspberry Companion Plants: 7 Raspberry Companions

“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 Raspberries … Read more Raspberry Companion Plants: 7 Raspberry Companions

Asparagus Berries: Are They Edible? Uses? (Pictures)

What are the red balls on asparagus plants? Asparagus berries aka seed pods. Asparagus has male and female plants, it is ‘dioecious‘. The female plants you may have noticed produce small pea-sized berries. The berries/seed pods start off green and ripen to a cherry red. Are Asparagus Berries Edible? The berries almost look like something … Read more Asparagus Berries: Are They Edible? Uses? (Pictures)

Tomatillo Companion Plants: 10 Ideas for Companion Planting with Tomatillos

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Tomatillos are lovely additions to your salsa verde recipe. Tomatoes are close relatives to tomatillos, and so they both grow in similar ways. Sometimes, gardeners and farmers decide to have their tomatillos grow with other plants. There is some strategy to consider when selecting the proper companion plants for your tomatillos. Also, there is the … Read more Tomatillo Companion Plants: 10 Ideas for Companion Planting with Tomatillos

13 Spinach Companion Plants – Inter-Planting Spinach

“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

Yarrow Companion Planting: How Yarrow Benefits Plants in the Garden

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Yarrow not only looks pretty, but it also serves a valuable purpose in your garden. But you might not know what benefits these are, or how exactly to reap them from yarrow.  This article will give you everything you need to know about using yarrow, from understanding the yarrow plant to finding the best yarrow … Read more Yarrow Companion Planting: How Yarrow Benefits Plants in the Garden

Lettuce Companion Planting: 11 Lettuce Companions to Plant

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

What Are the Best Onion Companion Plants? Bad Onion Companions?

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?

Radishes Companion Plants – Inter-Planting

“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 Carrots, Peas, lettuce, … Read more Radishes Companion Plants – Inter-Planting

12 Coneflower Varieties to Try

The coneflower aka echinacea is a North American native plant originating in the vast prairie lands where the deer and the buffalo roamed. Since its domestication, breeders have developed new dazzling varieties. Prized not only for its unquestionable aesthetic appeal, the coneflower also has herbal, medicinal and culinary attributes that make it a worthwhile addition … Read more 12 Coneflower Varieties to Try