Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a
5 vegetable types that can be grown upside down ~ When you have limited space to garden, add a hanging vegetable garden with vegetables grown upside down. What can be grown upside down? Read here to learn about vegetables for an upside down garden.
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)