Practicing companion planting with zucchini can help it grow amazingly well and it is often wondered if cucumbers can be planted alongside it. Cucumber preferred method of planting is a direct seedling and it prefers rich fertile soil and planting it with other plants might offer it protection from pests while also amplifying the delicious flavor of a vegetable or ...

Cauliflower is one of the most popular vegetable plants, it is an annual plant that reproduces by seed, and typically only the head is eaten. It likes to grow in full sun and well-drained soil with a PH that lies between 6 and 7 and just like every other plant’s cauliflower thrives with companion planting. Companion planting means when two ...

If you have decided to grow kale next in your garden, then you have made a very good decision. this biennial plant is from the Brassicaceae family, the same family with cabbage, broccoli brussels sprouts, etc. they are also known as cruciferous vegetables. Kale is a powerhouse of nutrients and can offer a lot of health benefits to the body. ...

The term “organic” in gardening is a term that is used to describe the use of organic matters to improve the soil. These organic matters are gotten from compost and manure. This is mostly used in an organic garden. Organic gardening refers to the use of only natural products like compost, animal manure, etc, for gardening and without the use ...

There are various new methods to gardening these days, most of these methods of planting are beneficial to the plant. An example of this is companion planting. like humans, plants grow and get better when placed together, especially for their mutual benefits.  Companion planting simply means pairing two or more plants together for mutual benefits i.e., pest control, better yields, ...

Where can I plant a raised herb garden? A raised bed garden, also known as garden boxes, simply means growing plants in soil that is higher than the ground, usually enclosed in wood, stones, etc. A raised herb garden is just as it sounds. Growing herbs in soil higher than the ground, either for culinary, medicinal, or aromatic purposes. A ...

An effective guide to companion planting is to know what plants benefit another and when it comes to companion planting, it takes more than good soil, sun, and nutrients to ensure success in growing your plants. Rosemary is a common plant in many gardens and it is also a perennial evergreen shrub with all-year-round beauty. The scientific name for rosemary ...

Are you wondering about the best zucchini companion plants to grow? Zucchini is an extremely easy plant to grow from seed, and unlike other vegetables, there is no need for you to start seed indoors. Many gardeners will tell you that zucchini practically grows itself as it requires little care and maintenance and you still get to have an abundant ...

Tomatoes are one of the most popular edible plants and they are quite easy to grow at home. Companion planting is great for tomatoes and depending on your climate, you may grow them in the greenhouse, outdoors, or polytunnels. The benefits of grouping plants together in the garden might have no scientific backing but this is as old as farming ...

Have you seen this huge leaf before and wondered what it is? Monstera deliciosa is a beautiful, special, unique plant. The name monstera was gotten from a Latin word, which translates to “monstrous” or “abnormal”, it has about 22 species, it is a tropical plant, from the Araceae family. This particular species of the monstera “deliciosa” which means delicious, signifies ...