Zinnias deter cucumber beetles and tomato worms. They attract hover flies, which eat insects that would destroy garden plants. They attract hummingbirds, which eat whiteflies before those flies can damage tomatoes, cucumbers and potatoes.
Know your soil - do a Mason Jar Soil Test. I did this years ago when I first started gardening. I ended up adding sand to my garden spot. I have had poor soil conditions for the last 10 years or so and have added organic material and composted material
Harvesting Cilantro Each cilantro plant grows from the center and develops stems that branch out. Its best to harvest just the outer stems. This leaves the center of the plant undisturbed, allowing for future growth.
1 Tablespoon Epsom Salt 1 gallon water A watering can Repeat once a month. Why This Works--Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate – both vital plant nutrients. Some magnesium-loving plants to try it on: houseplants, roses, peppers, tomatoes