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Plant a Fall Cover Crop to Improve Your Garden Soil | Eartheasy Blog

A reminder to plant a cover crop in the fall to add nutrients to the soil, prevent weeds, and keep the soil from compacting for the spring.

Easy way to find out your soil type

What's Your Soil Type? Here's An Easy Test

How to Prepare Garden Soil in Fall for Next Year

How to Prepare Garden Soil in Fall for Next Year

in for I did a fall soil prep last year and was converted. Here's an ehow article called "How to Prepare Garden Soil in Fall for Next Year.

Mosquito repellent naturally: Rosemary, lemongrass, variegated licorice vine

Rosemary & Lemon Grass in same container naturally repel mosquitos. Great tea combo too - or plant some roses and ginger too for rosehip, lemongrass and ginger tea; one of my favourites :-)

A Quick Seed-Saving Guide for Beginners tells you how to gather, treat, and save the most common garden seeds.

How to Save Vegetable Seeds: Seed-Saving Guide

Saving Vegetables Seeds: Tomatoes, Peppers, Peas and Beans Saving Vegetables Seeds: Tomatoes, Peppers, Peas and Beans Saving seed from one year to plant the next is an age-old tradition.

Winter sowing seeds outdoors in milk jugs

Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies.

When to plant: Zone 7

Look up you Hardiness Zone and get a vegetable planting schedule! Zone 7 Vegetable planting calendar describing approximate dates to start vegetable plants indoors and outdoors relative to specific USDA P.

"let these guys live in the garden during the winter and you have easy manure and less weeds...not to mention fresh eggs."

Grow Cover Crops for the Best Garden Soil - Organic Gardening

A new tomato variety called "Indigo Rose", a cross breed between red and purple tomatoes. these are supposedly more rich in antioxidants than their red counterpart.

A friend of mine told me about this today. Her neighbor used to give her "the biggest peppers she's ever seen", this was his secret!

Matchsticks & Green Pepper Plants

Epsom salts for any fruit or veg. Growing Bell Peppers With Epsom Salts. Sprinkle Epsom salt to keep blossoms from falling off. The salts will help the plants absorb nutrients needed for growth.

Teach kids about the importance of recycling organic waste and giving back what the earth has given you. Also makes great soil for the garden  #compost #recycle #organic

Composting 101

You can build a squirrel feeder to prevent them from invading bird feeders.

Readers Respond: How to Keep Squirrels from Raiding Your Fruit & Nut Trees

Raspberry Trellis  I would have never thought to do this with berry plants. Should help with harvesting through all the thorns.

Cedar Raspberry Raised Bed for raised bed gardening. Our Raspberry Bed comes completes with heavy-duty wire and framing to support your berry plants. Harvest a huge crop of berries with these beds!