Raspberry Companion Plants

Inter-Cropping Raspberries Best Companions are Garlic – Turnip – Tansy and Rue “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 … Read more Raspberry Companion Plants

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

Garlic Companion Planting Guide

Garlic is an awesome companion plant, it accumulates sulfur, a naturally occurring fungicide which will help in the garden with disease prevention. Garlic also is helpful in pest suppression, it discourages aphids, flea beetle, Japanese beetle, fungus gnats, codling moths, cabbage loopers, ants, snails and spider mites as well as vampires and members of the … Read more Garlic Companion Planting Guide

How To Harden Off Seedlings

Acclimating Young Plants to the Outdoors Seedlings grown from seed and nurtured in a controlled indoor environment and to a lesser extent those purchased from nurseries are generally not acclimated to the outdoor environment. They are in a sense ‘fragile and tender’. Hardening off is a simple process of gradually acclimating these tender young plants … Read more How To Harden Off Seedlings