Vegetable Gardening Outside the Lines

A post prompted by an email from Mike McGroarty

For years I have mixed things up in the garden, often having very little space, it was the only way. Being in coastal New England, we are rock gardening and have made planting beds everywhere possible. There is only one almost rectangular, flat bed here where the rows are some what straight.

With the concern for the bee population, or lack there of, we are planting more herbs among the vegetables than ever. Companion planting is high on the list this season. The horseradish has been moved near the potatoes and fruit trees in bottom less pots. Hope I don't regret that next year! Hyssop with the grape vines. And oregano as a border in many beds to name a few.

Photo from Wikipedia

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