How to Grow an Aloe Plant With Just an Aloe Leaf. Growing Aloe Vera is easy. Planting it is a little trickier. Unlike other succulents and cacti, it is difficult to grow Aloe Vera from just a leaf. The chances of the leaf actually taking.
Companion planting is the secret, the lettuce and the onions complement each other on shape, flavor and allows us to plant more food in our raised beds. I may have to move my lettuce over by the onions.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.