Keep your #vegetables tasting farm fresh by knowing which ones to store in the fridge — and which ones you shouldn't: www.recipe.com/blogs/cooking/how-to-keep-vegetables-fresh-smart-storage/?socsrc=recpinn041513smartstoragevegetables
By the time someone reaches middle age they almost certainly have the Epstein-Barr virus in their body. A healthy diet that includes vegetables may boost the immune system and keep the virus under control.
Save the end from your lettuce and put into a little water (about a half inch). Change out the water every day. The lettuce will grow back incredibly quick too. The one on the left i cut today. The middle one yesterday and the one on the right, the day before. You can see how much it grows in just two days!! But don't feel limited to romaine. This technique can also be used with green onions and celery — from Addicted to Networking.
This is a very good and comprehensive companion planting guide from Permaculture Australia. To see/print the thing in a readable format, the PDF address is below. http://www.permaculture.org.au/resources_files/Poster_GDN_Com_Plant.pdf —
Bucket irrigation system. Could be hung on an old clothesline post. The article mentions filling the buckets with water, but I would use it as a rainwater collection system. Close the valve on rainy days then open it when the garden needs water.