Garden Update ~ How to Kill Cucumber Beetles, Organically
How to Kill Cucumber Beetles, Organically--dump 100% Food-Grade Diatomaceous Earth. LIFT leaves and douse underneath since the cucumber beetles like to hang out underneath, then dirt all around the plants
Harvesting Tomatillo Fruits: How & When To Harvest Tomatillos - Tomatillos are related to tomatoes, which are in the Nightshade family. They are similar in shape but are ripe when green, yellow or purple and have a husk around the fruit. The fruits are borne on warm season plants and from inside the husk. You can tell when to pick a tomatillo by watching for the husk to burst. Growing and harvesting tomatillo fruits will enhance your culinary range and provide nutrients and variety to your…
Companion Planting with the Three Sisters Method The Three Sisters Method uses three different vegetables – corn, pole beans and squash. Each vegetable is interplanted together so they benefit one another while growing and producing fruit. The corn stalk provides a climbing support for the pole beans to grow up, the pole beans provide nitrogen in the soil for the corn, and the squash creates a living mulch to block out weeds and to conserve soil moisture for the pole beans and corn.