How to Grow Hydroponic Mint: No Soil, No Problem

There are over 500 types of mint, botanists define slightly less than 30 species with the remaining 400+ being hybrids of these primary species. Common characteristics of all mint plants are the volatile and essential oils that create their hallmark menthol aroma and flavor. Another common characteristic of most mint plants is that they thrive … Read more How to Grow Hydroponic Mint: No Soil, No Problem

What Causes Basil Leaves to Turn Yellow and How to Fix It

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

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

Peppers Companion Plants – Inter-Planting

Gardeners Guide to companion planting with Peppers. Good candidates to companion plant with peppers include Corn, Onions, garlic and Alliums, Marigolds, Carrots, Parsnips, Beans. Bad candidates to companion plant with peppers include cabbage and cabbage family plants, fennel Onions Intercropping of Alliums, in particular Onions and Garlic has been demonstrated to have substantial impact on … Read more Peppers Companion Plants – Inter-Planting