Gardeners in the carribean contend with rocky terrain. Just one look at our picture of the week and you’ll see that imagination and ingenuity make great companions. This week’s winning digital image was submitted by Millicent of Long Island Bahamas. Thank you Millie! Congratulations to gardener Nick for growing this spectactual swiss chard. Bon Appetit.
WHAT IS A THREE SISTERS GARDEN? A three sisters garden is a Native American method of companion planting. It consists of corn, beans and a chosen gourd (squash, pumpkin, melon) that thrive when planted together. This garden is the a popular example of companion planting, and was used by Native Americans before Europeans settled in the […]
Here is what you can do now to prepare for a bountiful garden this summer. Compost EfficientlyCompost is the decomposition of natural materials. When added to soil, compost enhances moisture retention and reduces the watering need. By improving the structural and nutritional quality of soil, you improve overall plant health. Match Compost Process to SpaceThe Japanese […]