Three Sisters Garden: Corn, Beans, Squash - A Native American tradition Early European settlers would certainly never have survived without the gift of the Three Sisters from the Native Americans, the story behind our Thanksgiving celebration. Celebrating the importance of these gifts, not only to the Pilgrims but also to civilizations around the globe that readily adopted these New World crops, adds meaning to modern garden practices Success with a Three Sisters garden involves careful attention to timing, seed spacing, and varieties. In many areas, if you simply plant all three in the same hole at the same time, the result will be a snarl of vines in which the corn gets overwhelmed! Instructions for Planting Your Own Three Sisters Garden in a 10 x 10 square When to plant:Sow seeds any time after spring night temperatures are in the 50 degree range, up through June.
Gardening Tips ‘n Ideas A DIY Vertical Garden Example Ever since coming across Patrick Blanc’s vertical garden I’ve been interested to observe how this technology might transform the home gardening scene. I mean, it’s only a matter of time before we begin running out room for gardens to grow on a horizontal plane. DIY IKEA Shelf In-Home Aquaponics - Planted Space Dubbed "Malthus," this Ikea-hacked project by Conceptual Devices pieces together a 100g fish tank, plastic grow beds, a pump and piping onto an IKEA Broder shelf, with wheels. Malthus is designed to be an in-home unit, and to grow one meal a day, a portion of fish with a side of salad. If you don't know yet, aquaponics is basically hydroponics + fish in a sustainable loop.
The 72 Plant Vertical Garden This instructable will cover the details of the Vertical Garden built for my "Hydroponic, Automated, Networking, Climate Controlled Greenhouse Project". The vertical garden is a space saving way to grow up to 72 small plants (such as lettuce, spinach, strawberries and lots of different herbs) all with the plant health benefits of hydroponics. The Vertical Garden is designed with modularity in mind, to be brought into the greenhouse and installed as a single unit, with only connection to the existing plumbing required before you're ready to grow. The installation of additional Vertical Garden units should be quick and easy. Companion Planting - Vegetable Gardening Plant Companions and Combining Home > Companion gardening Companion planting and combining means growing plants together that like or benefit each other. Vegetable companion gardening can have a real impact on the health and yield of your plants. In nature everything interacts to create a whole life force. This is a basic understanding... that everything organic and living has a mutual influence on every other living thing.
Learn to Grow Plants and Food With Beginner Garden Projects @Scott Gardner: Head over to Cornell university's web site for everything you need to know about specific plants. They'll give you the soil requirements, optimum amounts of light, soil temperatures, watering schedule etc for most of your basic garden plants. Homemade MREs For quite a while now, I've wanted to make up my own "MREs" for my Get Home Bag (GHB). I was recently out scouting some properties, and realized that my GHB only had some packs of tuna and some candy in them. I had broken my own Cardinal Rule - If you use it, replace it immediately.
List of companion plants Dill is one of the few plants to grow with Fennel This is a list of companion plants. Many more are in the list of beneficial weeds. 15 foods you can regrow from scraps! Contact us 15 foods you can regrow from scraps! Posted on June 5, 2013 by admin via: The Healthy Hybrid Various plants (in no particular order) that you can regrow from the food you already have! Woot!
RFID Wallet – No Purchase Necessary! A DIY All, Make, Tutorials1By Kimanh @spwblog · On January 21, 2013 Truth is there are over 10,000 searches on Google a month for information on how to hack an RFID cards. RFID stands for Radio-Frequency IDentification. While RFID is convenient, this convenience doesn’t come without a compromise to personal security.