One agricultural practice which may improve productivity is interplanting
crop plants with a "living mulch," such as nitrogen-fixing legumes.
As you plant your bed, try interplanting
Take advantage of the space between slow-growing plants like squash or tomatoes by interplanting
quick crops such as radishes and lettuce; harvest them before the slow growers mature.
trees on cropland and allowing extra shrubs to grow, the farmers restore degraded land, lower greenhouse gas emissions and increase agricultural productivity.
This tradition of interplanting
corn, beans and squash in the same mounds, is a sophisticated, sustainable system that provided long-term soil fertility and a healthy diet to generations.
with annuals can also be a successful strategy and one way to control erosion in your garden.
The volume includes appendices detailing cold frame designs and providing charts for succession planting and interplanting
Since insects find food sources through chemicals produced by the plant, interplanting
with something less appealing for the insect may encourage him to go elsewhere for lunch.
And this method of controlling carrot fly from luton: "I have always been able to resist the attacks of this menace by interplanting
onion seed with carrot seed.
legumes with more demanding plants satisfies the latter's needs without extra effort or expense.
legumes with other more demanding plants we satisfy the latter's needs without continuing effort or expense.
The first phase of the garden is called the "Three Sisters" Garden, in reference to the Native American tradition of interplanting
corn, beans and squash in the same mound.