It has taken 20 years to learn the keys and 5 secrets to making a garden almost "no work." Over at the eartheasy.com blog they share in detail HOW 5 strategies they have learned over 2 decades now enables them to "greatly increase our garden yield, while requiring less time and less... #spr #sum
Asparagus is one of the tastiest, easiest vegetables you can grow. A little work up front pays off with years of good eating. Find out how to plant and manage this quintessential spring crop. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins
A unique new way to garden that is easy and it works. Great for apartments, townhomes, backyards, or patio homes. info and lots of pics on link. pin now so you have it for when you are ready to start a garden. detailed plans on link.
"Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures. I just learned about this in my winter gardening class the other day and the teacher has done it for years."
Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspaper. Good composting!
Slugs & Snails Repel with strong scented plants like lavender & rosemary. Partly bury small containers so top of container is level with soil. Fill with beer at dusk. Slugs will be attracted by beer & drown. Empty in the morning & repeat. Use sand or gravel around the garden. Slugs can't move around without a moist surface. Caffeine kills them. Spread used grounds around plant's base or saturate with leftover coffee. 50/50 Ammonia & H2O & Squirted on them kills them
My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.