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Veggie Garden Update: May

by Texas Homesteader

May is typically a great month for veggie gardening in NE Texas.  In May the temps usually haven’t heated up too drastically. And in a normal year there’s still spring rains swinging through each week so you don’t typically have to struggle quite as much with your garden maintenance workload.

C’mon and walk with me through the garden & let’s see what’s “growing” on these days.

May is a great month for the garden. C'mon and walk with me through the veggie garden & let's see what's growing on these days. #TexasHomesteader

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3-Sisters Garden – A Symbiotic Planting Strategy

by Texas Homesteader ~

A popular garden planting strategy often attributed to the native American Indians is the 3-Sisters Garden. It’s a symbiotic planting strategy. Corn is a heavy feeder, so adding beans provides nitrogen & the corn provides a stalk for the bean vine. Squash provides a living mulch to benefit all 3 vegetables.

The 3-Sisters Garden is a symbiotic planting strategy. Corn is a heavy feeder, so adding beans provides notrogen & the corn provides a stalk for the bean vine. Squash provides a living mulch to benefit all 3 vegetables. #TexasHomesteader

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