This is a great companion planting reference chart from Gardensnips
The interactions between garden plants have not been extensively studied in carefully controlled trials, so there isn’t much hard scientific data on the abilities of different species to help (or hurt) each other when they’re grown close together. But over the years, gardeners’ observations have formed a body of advice that’s impressive enough to be […]
via Planting Companions — Garden Snips
Finally, I have come to the culmination of all my research on pesticide free herbs and vegetables. It’s called a Creole Garden. and described as follows in this article on JW.org, “When you walk by a Creole garden, you may feel drawn to enjoy its beauty up close. Once inside, you can admire blossoms and leaf arrangements as the sun highlights their colors. Meanwhile, the breeze stirs a mixture of fragrances that bottled perfume cannot imitate.” Continue reading “Creole Garden #healthyliving”
This is the third post I’ve done on this topic. Each of these posts looked at a different aspect of the complex topic of integrated pest management. The first was about companion planting and looked at planting different plants next to each other to take advantage of their symbiotic qualities. The second, Predators are your friends, looked at using keeping the harmful pest population down to acceptable levels by using their natural enemies against them. Continue reading “Pesticide free herbs and vegetables: Cover Crops #healthyliving”
In my previous post on this topic I talked about companion planting. In that post it was mentioned that plants alone rarely solve the problem. However, taking an integrated pest management approach using several earth friendly methods can go along way. Continue reading “Pesticide free herbs and vegetables: Predators are your friends #healthyliving”
Who can deny that fresh home grown vegetables are the absolute best?
But if you are like me, you often have problems with pests, like aphids.
If you too are concerned about the dangers of pesticides then you would probably like to try a natural remedy Continue reading “Pesticide free herbs and vegetables: Companion Planting #healthyliving”
This is a little more challenging dish to make. There is quite bit of vegetable prep involved. Lots cutting and chopping but a fairly quick cook wants the prep is done. With careful vegetable prep this makes a beautiful dish. We have also prepared a video of making this dish.
Continue reading “Vegetable Stir Fry”