I wanted to show you guys this small garden done by my neighbor's in the back. That's some of my corn in the front, then the fence, then their corn. They took a small area about 12' long and tilled it. Then they placed black landscape fabric over it, weighted it down with some lumber, cut holes and planted a little corn and 6 tomato plants. It's doing well, the plants like the heat the fabric gives the soil and it acts as a mulch to keep it moist and keep weeds out. I think it's an excellent way to get some home grown food without a lot of work. It's perfect for people who don't really enjoy being out there. I won't tell them how much the snakes like that fabric too. Tons of snakes under there. Anyhow, I liked the idea for parts of the garden. I think I'll do it for my melon patch next year and save some weeding.