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"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"

from David Domoney

The 12 best vegetable crops to grow in containers

Grow your own food without an allotment! You can harvest significant crops by growing veg in containers. It’s the perfect choice for balcony and patio gardens, small gardens with limited space or rented homes where you can’t dig over the garden beds. Here are my top 12 veg varieties to try in containers. You’ll be amazed

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Sugar and Charm's Edible Flower Chart

Using fresh flowers is one of the easiest ways to decorate a dessert or garnish a cocktail. With backyard parties, summer drinks and Mother’s Day just around the corner, we created a charming edible flower chart featuring some of our favorite edible flowers. Yes, you can eat these beautiful flowers! I hope you all more

from David Domoney

Veg Garden: How to grow your own onions

How to grow your own onions - they are such an easy home crop! Plant sets in spring and harvest tasty bulbs all summer.

from Mail Online

By Monty Don for MailOnline

Every gardener shouId grow some comfrey, says Monty Don. It makes great mulch, the richest compost - and it's also a terrific slug deterrent...

from 99TravelTips

India: Travel Tips & Advice: Guide to India

INDIA: SAFRON - Harvesting Saffron. 75 000 flowers to make a pound of saffron in India

from Pass the Pistil

How to Harvest Basil

The one word for too much basil -- pesto. Here's how to get more from your basil by pruning and picking.

Foraging for Beginners Identifying and Using Edible Wild Plants

Foraging for Beginners Identifying and Using Edible Wild Plants #infographic

Foraging for Beginners Identifying and Using Edible Wild Plants

A Vegetable Growing Guide by #Infographic #Vegetable_Gardening

A Vegetable Growing Guide by #Infographic #Vegetable_Gardening