Gardening is one of the oldest occupations known to man. Man has been involved in the act of cultivating plants, packaging, marketing, and distributing them for as long as man came into existence. Often this is done in places that are distant from human settlements; Rural areas. What is Urban Gardening? Urban gardening is simply the act of cultivating plants ...

Strawberries can grow happily with lots of plants and so also is tomatoes and some plants shouldn’t be planted anywhere near them. Tomatoes are heavy feeders and when choosing companion plants, it is important to choose plants that are beneficial to their neighbors. Some companion plants are all about maximizing yield on a given site and by layering and grouping ...

If you want to have a quick harvest, just plant some fast-growing vegetables and you can have it grown in 30 days or less, there are times when you need the crop to run its time on a short course, and although this involves a lot’s of planning, effort and lot’s of time need to be invested but it can ...

Cabbage is one of the most popular plants that thrive well when planted with a beneficial companion plant. It is a leafy green, red or white biennial plant that is grown as an annual vegetable. This tasty cool weather crop is easy to grow will look great in your garden and also easy to eat. It is best to have ...

Why is companion planting important? There is more to companion planting than the general notion that some specific plants can benefit others if they are planted close to each other however there are many benefits associated with companion planting. At first companion planting might seem odd but it is one of the easiest and oldest methods used to mimic a ...

Can tomatoes get too much sun? Tomatoes are really great vegetables to have in your garden, they require at least 8 hours of direct sunlight but are easy to care for and they can definitely get too much sun which will cause the soil to lose water quickly through evaporation. Tomatoes are heavy feeders meaning that they require lots of ...

Growing vegetables at home are the easiest and exceptional way to produce fresh, delicious, and nutritionally rich food. Although gardening and food production may be a hectic, and difficult task for some gardeners, some vegetables can be easily grown by following the right measures, and the simplest management practices. Therefore, this article is mainly focused to highlight some easy to ...

Companion planting has been around for a very long time and it means having plants that interact well planted in close proximity and while biologists are not entirely sure how companion planting works. It is a technique that has a long storied history and it has been used for centuries to enhance the growing condition, attract beneficial pollinators, control pests, ...

Worried of snakes? If you are worried about snakes then consider growing natural plants that repel snakes around your house. Snakes might be an essential part of any ecosystem, but many species possess a defensive trait that is harmful or even deadly to humans hence why they need to be kept far away from home. If you live in a ...

Companion planting is an excellent way of growing different crops in close vicinity of each other as it offers multiple benefits and thus boosts production. Basil is a fragrant herb and grows well in warm weather, and sunny conditions. Basil has good growing compatibility with other herbs and helps to improve soil productivity, space utilization, and vigor of growing plants. ...