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Beautiful idea for the garden...when we have our own. Use blue fescue in large quantities to create big impact in the landscape. It's a great edging plant and its mounding habit is great for creating contrast with taller, more upright grasses. Name: Festuca glauca 'Boulder Blue' Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Plant Size: To 1 foot tall and wide Zones: 4-8
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I love the idea of mixing flowers and vegetables. I know marigolds have helped keep away squirrels and some bugs. I harvest the seeds in the fall from the marigolds and store them in a dry place until next year.
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Make solar garden lights! Find a glass jar, paint the inside with Elmer glue tinted the color you want and then go to the DOLLAR TREE and buy a solar light. Wala! Outdoor lights for nearly nothing!
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Replace the light bulbs in an old chandelier with inexpensive solar lights. Hang it from a tree branch.
These are my new obsession! -- Sunpatiens Compact Electric Orange Impatiens. Unlike normal impatiens, these thrive in the sun, and SOMEHOW my sister managed to make a pair winter hardy, for Upstate NY. I hope to do the same!
Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look.
Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.
"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"