Did you know that certain vegetables grow better together than others? Did you also know there are a couple of flowers you should include in your vegetable garden to help deter pests? Find which plants play nice and which ones don’t with this printable companion guide for your backyard garden. It takes quite a bit to have a successful garden and this is just one easy way to help your garden thrive.
Mulch is any type of material that layered on the surface of the soil. Mulching your garden beds not only helps suppress weeds, it also prevents soil erosion and moderates soil-temperature fluctuations.
To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. They can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!