Planting

Planting

How To Grow Tomatoes in Containers

Growing tomatoes in containers offers a convenient way to get around soil born tomato pests and achieve healthy tomatoes in spite of these challenges. Plenty of people who grow tomatoes in the garden run into issues with tomato wilt, nematodes and other problems. Prepare Your Tomato Container The healthiest containers are…

Design

Companion Planting and Plant Guilds in the Garden

Whether it’s simple companion planting or permaculture guilds, recognizing who gets along (and who doesn’t!) and planting accordingly is the first step in understanding plant relationships in the garden. Learning the various roles and functions of differing plant types and using these relationships to enhance the health and vigor of…

Planting

Fish in the Garden – Improving Soil Fertility

As a serious student of soil fertility and vitality and an all-things-organic gardener, I have had an ongoing love affair with everything ‘ocean’ in the garden. The cold-pressed fish, seaweed and ocean mineral emulsions are simply top performers. Whether as foliar sprays, spot feeders or all around pick-me-ups, they provide…