The age-old practice of companion planting is based on the theory that certain plants can either enhance, or in some cases inhibit, the growth of others.
How to Plan a Garden
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Gardening Tips for May
Continue fertilization of your rose bushes; liquid fertilizers can be added every two weeks.
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Our "Planting by the Moon's Phase" gardening calendar is a longtime Old Farmer's Almanac tradition. According to this practice, cycles of the Moon affect plant growth.
Gardening for Beginners
Information about how to plant a garden, easy vegetables to grow, and more!
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Free Growing Guides with information on over 100 common vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers!
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Garden Pests & Disease
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