Raise your hand if you've ever headed out to the garden in the morning, only to find that all your lettuces have been chewed up by insects. Or if you've noticed problems with your soil: is it dry, crumbly, and compact, instead of moist, rich, and filled with healthy microorganisms along with fungi and earthworms? There are lots of solutions to these common gardening problems, both organic and chemical, but one of the easiest, and most fun, is companion planting.  See full article.

  Raise your hand if you've ever headed out to the garden in the morning, only to find that all your lettuces have been chewed up by insects. Or if you've noticed problems with your soil: is it dry, crumbly, and compact, instead of moist, rich, and filled with healthy microorganisms along with fungi and earthworms? There are lots of solutions to these common gardening problems, both organic and chemical, but one of the easiest, and most fun, is companion planting.  See full article.