Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the
Spring Start seedlings in an egg shell so cute! Start seedlings in an egg shell and, when ready, plant the entire thing. The egg shells will naturally compost providing valuable nutrients to your plants.
How to build a straw bale garden, this site has more information. Idea from previous pinner: "I did it this year and I'm amazed at the size of my tomatoes! I put them around my Rhubarb patches and I was harvesting rhubarb into late September!
Freeze fresh herbs in olive oil! Add the cubes to pasta/potato dishes, soups, or roasting onions, garlic, & veggies; These have a six month freezer life and do need to be stored separately to preserve individual flavors of the herbs.
6 Tips for Growing Corn in Small Spaces. You, too, can grow full, plump ears of corn like this one. The key is proper planning and planting, and understanding corn pollination. Photos show how to hand pollinate to maximize yield.
Dream State: Grow Your Own Ginger At Home - start it indoors early in the season, as a houseplant. Then move outdoors into your garden in the spring. Every "finger" of the old root will produce a new ginger root.
container potatoes and Peppers Growing Nicely. If you click this photo you'll find 101 Gardening Secrets that the experts never told you. All kinds of great vegetable garden information. Just click the photo.