Companion Planting

Companion planting: The act of placing plants together that can benefit each other in different ways. In the spring I like to think that little plant communities are being built when we plant our vegetable gardens. Just as human beings need shelter, food, water, and friends in our communities, plants need the same in their communities. They […]

Glossary of Gardening Terms

Acidic Soil – Soil with a pH of less than 7 is considered acidic. Alkaline Soil – Soil with a pH of that is greater than 7 is considered alkaline. Annual – Any plant that lives for only one growing season. Aphids – tiny soft-bodied insects of the family Aphididae that suck the sap from the stems and […]

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