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Mouse Melon

Mouse Melon

Before Planting Before Planting These tasty little snack sized treats embody all the crispness of a cucumber with a lime like freshness. Mouse Melon vines enjoy a fertile soil so prepare your planting area by enriching the soil with compost,…

Soil Essential Mix

Soil Essential Mix

Before Planting Producing organic vegetables, herbs and companion flowers in raised planters has many benefits even when land for growing is available, however for those with limited space such as balconies, verandas and small courtyards, planters may be the only…

Plant Profile Arugula

Plant Profile Arugula

Before Planting Before Planting Lucky for us all Arugula aka rocket is not only one of the most delicious greens to grow but amongst the easiest too. To prepare your planting area, enrich the soil with compost, roughly digging a…

Plant Profile Garlic

Plant Profile Garlic

Clove Selection Clove Selection We here at EcoWise Planters have had excellent garlic growing results using various locally grown species acquired from our local Organic greengrocer, we do a taste test of the smaller internal cloves first and plant out…

Seed Starting

Seed Starting

Seed Soaking We here at EcoWise Planters love growing certified organic, open-pollinated heirloom vegetables from seed. Besides being cost effective and readily available online from local growers, these types of seed offer up an abundance of bio-diverse plants of which…