Companion Planting

by Kay Grimm Plants are like people. They like to have certain friends they just want to hang with. Their buddies they prefer to grow with help each other to be stronger or by attracting certain insects that would otherwise injure them. Sometimes, like in real life, friendships don’t always return favors. So notice who […] Continue reading →

Glossary of Seed Terms

Heirloom Treasures. Includes trusted, new, open-pollinated varieties as well as those passed down over generations. Hybrid Also labeled (F1), Modern hybrids are produced by cross-pollinating two distinct, inbred parents. Difficult but not impossible for home gardeners to save their own seeds. Open Pollinated Home gardeners’ best choice for seed saving. Produced through natural pollination without […] Continue reading →