"COMPANION PLANTING": Gardening Tip~ Plant Cucumbers With Sunflowers ~ Cucumbers are sweeter when: planted near sunflowers; given lots of water. Both require similar soil & the cucumbers can use the sunflower stalk as a natural trellis.
Another good way to use our chickens' egg shells! Planting sunflower seeds in eggshell 'cups' When the seeds sprout, just crush the shell a bit and plant the whole thing in the ground. Can also plant tomatoes or other veggies the same way.
Republished with permission from thehomesteadsurvi. These great tips of how to save gardening space by growing vertically up allows you use less ground space while growing vining plants or vegetables. For those who have plenty of room in the backyard to