Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design) Wonder if this would work?
Fresh herbs add delightful flavor and fragrance to foods. You can't get any fresher than snipping leaves and springs from your own homegrown plants right before meal preparation. These are some of my favorite culinary herbs to grow year after year.
No green thumb here! Gardening is a total leap of faith for me . despite all evidence to the contrary I am planting, tending, watching waiting . always a teensy bit thrilled the plants have made it through another day.
Three sisters: Plant corn, beans and squash together. Corn takes nitrogen, beans replace and grow up the corn stalks, squash is a natural "mulch" moisture barrier. Native American method I'm trying this this year!