Tomatoes Hate Cucumbers: Secrets of Companion Planting and Popular Planting Combinations

Have you heard of companion planting and its benefits? Nature’s Path explains: “In a natural ecosystem, plants grow together because they are compatible. They attract beneficial insects and pollinators, deter unwanted pests, and offer shelter and food for other critters.…

White Vinegar Is A Gardener’s Best Friend. Here Are 11 Clever Uses in The Garden

The desire to move away from toxic pesticide, fungicides, herbicides and artificial fertilizer is gaining popularity as health awareness is on the rise. Growing your own food organically is the alternative, but the tricky pest problem remains, fortunately, vinegar is a…

25 Plants & Herbs You Can Propagate from Cuttings

Growing new plants from cuttings is a great way to increase your stock in a relatively short time. Rooted cuttings are often sturdier than seedlings, and come to maturity faster, many of them bearing flowers and fruits much earlier than…

10 Brilliant Ways You Can Help Save The Bees

Not only is the humble bee an incredible pollinator, responsible for helping the growth of some of our favorite treats including coffee and chocolate, but it’s the only insect in the world to produce food that humans can eat. Over…

Incompatible Plants: 20 Plants & What They Can’t Grow With

Companion planting has gained great momentum amongst novice and experienced gardeners alike; especially with those who aim to grow maximum food in minimum space. Some plants like marigolds and a few other aromatic herbs are grown exclusively for the protective effect they seem…

6 Reasons You Should Scatter Eggshells All Over Your Garden

It’s no secret that eggs, full of protein, vitamins, and minerals (enough to grow a baby chicken from just one cell) are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Worldwide an average person consumes about 150 to 200…

12 Photos That Prove We Have No Idea How Food Grows

The food industry of North America has been revolutionized in the last few decades, and while some are happy with the advancements in agriculture and technology, others disagree. Nowadays, we usually consume foods that take almost no time to cook. Most…

10 Important Reasons to Use Hydrogen Peroxide in the Garden

Hydrogen peroxide is familiar as a household disinfectant and bleaching agent. This colorless liquid has a chemical formula (H2O2) similar to water, with just an extra oxygen atom, but it is a combustible and corrosive substance, especially at higher concentrations.…

20 Lovely DIY Hanging Flower Planters To Enhance Your Veranda And Home Surroundings

Every housewife knows all too much about the woes of finding the right pot plant to edify the face of their home. Many flowers bloom according to the seasons, so if she desires to have real flowers, then she knows…

25 Eye-Catching DIY Trellis Ideas For Your Garden

A garden trellis is an excellent way to support plants and flowers while adding structure and decorative flair to your landscape. Besides this, it also helps out with protecting your plants from pests. Building your own pergola is not so…