Gallon of water, 1 chopped onion add to gal of water. let it sit under the sun for and spray it over your veg plants, n flowers to keep bugs from eating the leaves. (I read this in magazine from old sturbridge village. Cant recall what year.
spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Growing vegetables from food waste is a great lesson for kids and also makes great science experiments Teach students how to regrow food and pick a food to regrow as a class. Could use a food from a students leftover lunch.
Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a