Potato Companion Plants – Permaculture

Solanum tuberosum     Full Sun      Soil pH: 4.5 – 6.0 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 … Read more Potato Companion Plants – Permaculture

Pumpkins Companion Plants – Inter-Planting

Cucurbita maxima    Full Sun     Soil pH: 6.0 to 7.5    Best Companions: Corn and Beans Intercropping Pumpkin “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, … Read more Pumpkins Companion Plants – Inter-Planting

Three Sisters Planting Method – Doe’s it Really Work?

The 3 Sisters Legend A number of Native American tribes had varying versions of the 3 sisters legend. The Cherokee version was adapted to three women who helped each other on the Trail of Tears. This story which may have some basis in fact was transformed into a lesson the Cherokee used in their agrarian … Read more Three Sisters Planting Method – Doe’s it Really Work?