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Garden Plot: Organic & Companion Planting – A Genbumom is inspired, natural, and creative.

I wanted to outline our little garden plot this year.  We enriched our soil with organic soil, fertilizer, and earthworms.  My 4 year old had so much fun adding the worms and the kids enjoy helping us water it.

My husband tilled it up nicely (to our surprise wasps had nested there, so they were not too happy)! Of course, we don’t spray chemicals, so we let them swarm aro….

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Gardening Tip #6 | The Salty Gardener

Gardening Tip #6

03/12/2015 by thesaltygardener Leave a comment

If you have a problem with cabbage caterpillars and other pests eating your broccoli and other cabbage type plants, work on preventing them by planting onions in the mix.  Bugs that love broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, etc.. hate onions.  By mixing your onion plants in with your cold weather vegetable garden, you’ll prevent cabbage worms from eating all of your hard work.

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