Raised beds are the perfect way to start your own garden. Fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs can all thrive in the raised bed environment. The popularity of raised beds is on the rise because of their many benefits reduce soil erosion, the ease o
Leaves, grass clippings, newspaper: become a mulch master with this chart.
Prune basil so it stays bushy and productive On a basil plant the leaves grow in twos opposite each other. As the little plant send up the stock it will grow two more leaves. You need to go to those two leaves and prune about one inch or so above them.
This helpful chart is from Uncle Jim's Worm Farm, but your vegetable-planting schedule will vary depending on where in the country you live. The USDA has a handy Hardiness Zone Map, and you can find a more detailed planting schedule here.