"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese bee
Inspired by our trip to Fort Montgomery. How to plant a Three Sisters Garden (Tutorial): Native Americans devised the ingenious Three Sisters garden, a method whereby beans grow up corn stalks while squash plants serve as ground cover.
You can train vegetables like cucumbers, pole beans, and cucumbers to go up instead of out. --> As border squash begins to overtake chicken moat fence, install a trellis that provides shade & shelter over the chicken moat (west side only)
Genetics of the Beautiful “Glass Gem” corn. You’re looking at an ear of a corn variety called “Glass Gem”, grown by Greg Schoen of Seeds Trust. This is real corn! How does it grow this way? Each corn kernel is actually a sort of unique plant.
17 Brilliant Ways to Style Your Own Vegetable Garden
This is a space saver when growing beans. Above is a small space version of the bean tee pee. Your poles can be wood or bamboo. You want to use poles that are at least 6 feet tall. Make a tee pee out of them and tie them at the top. Read more.