Meyer lemon tree nuzzle up against a cherry tomato plant.low-lying strawberries act as ground cover, which helps the soil retain moisture, and the nitrogen-fixing runner beans feed the soil underneath the apple tree. Hubbard squash bush beans and blue cor
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=479331915439891=a.375354115837672.90487.168036436569442=1 When #EcoOla designs its polyculture guilds we think about how we can grow extremely nutrient dense food. In this photo you see the flowering plant, Moringa. Moringa leaves actually contain 7 times the vitamin C of oranges, 4 times the vitamin A of carrots, 4 times the calcium of milk, 3 times the potassium of bananas and 2 times the protein of yogurt!
Did you know that both yarrow and goldenseal can help a cut clot? Or than echinacea is a great way to get rid of a cold before it starts? Grow a medicinal herb garden to help take care of the day-to-day medical needs of your family.
Grow Frost-Tolerant Vegetables in the Cool Season Once autumn weather drifts into your area, unexpected early frost can ruin tender crops, like tomatoes, while other plants survive—and even thrive—when the temperature drops below freezing.