Three Sisters Garden
By: Jessie Keith
“I’ve heard a lot about the “three sisters” planting method. What exactly is this?” Question from John of Gatewood, Missouri
Answer: The Three Sisters Garden was a classic Native American planting method that included corn, beans, and squash; the staple crops for agrarian tribes. Basically, the squash and beans were planted at the base of the corn plants. As the corn grew, the stalks supported the twining beans and squash. Click here to read a great Black Gold article all about Three Sisters Gardening. It will tell you everything you need to know about three sisters planting!
Happy gardening, Jessie
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