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Three Sisters Garden - an ancient native american method of gardening using an intercropping system which grows corn, beans, and squash crops simultaneously in the same growing area

Natural Insecticides for veggie gardens....Never know when this could come in handy!

Natural Insecticides for Vegetable Gardens

Vegetables That Don't Grow Well Together Companion planting helps you achieve a healthy, pest-free garden.

Nice to know: "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 beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"

"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

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.

How to Plant a Three Sisters Garden

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.

Garden Plan - 2013: Corn, the 3 sisters probably the oldest and the best way to grow corn, pumpkins and beans together. Inspire a new generation with 1000 year old wisdom....

Garden Plan - 2013: Corn

Garden Plan -: Corn, the 3 sisters probably the oldest and the best way to grow corn, pumpkins and beans together. Inspire a new generation with 1000 year old wisdom.

or an archway with climbing vines

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)

101 Gardening: How to Grow Corn

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

When to Plant : Extremely frost sensitive, corn planted in soils cooler than 55 degrees for super-sweet varieties) fails to germinate .

When an ear of corn is removed from the plant, its sugars began converting to starch immediately, so the sweet taste and juicy texture of just-picked corn deteriorates hourly.  Water up to 2 inches per week.  Harvest when tassles begin to brown - but, don't wait until they are too brown.

Corn Growing Guide

Corn Growing Guide Though it takes up a lot of space in the garden, a supply of ultra-fresh corn (Zea mays) is a luxury that many vegetable gardeners insist upon.

Glass gem corn seeds -- yes, this is actual corn! -- is now available for purchase!  This variety was just (re)discovered a few short years ago. Hooray for seed saving and heirlooms!

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.

Build Bean Teepee structures for best harvesting

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.

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