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Making things easier the 2nd time around.

Varying Height Vegetable Box Gardens | Elevated Design Eliminates Constant Bending and Kneeling

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Container Vegetable or Flower Gardening - Save space with multiple levels and use the fencing for vines to climb. This is perfect for a vegetable or flower garden.

Container Vegetable Gardening

raised vegetable garden against fence? Exactly what I want. Now to convince hubby...or a son in law!!

Over 50 Canning Recipes

Creating Nirvana: Can Me Up: Over 50 Canning Recipes

BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:

SOCKER Greenhouse IKEA Provides a good environment for seeds to sprout and plants to grow.

Seed Binders - an easy, inexpensive way to organize and store seeds using 3 ring binders, baseball card sheet protectors, and small zip lock bags.

1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later. produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

* Sprinkle crushed eggshells around your vegetable plants to keep cutworms, slugs and snails away. * Use crushed eggshells around your fruit trees for a boost of calcium. * Mix crushed eggshells into your garden soil for a calcium boost. This is especially helpful in areas where you will be planting peppers, tomatoes, squash, or eggplant, which are susceptible to calcium-deficient diseases (like blossom end rot). * Use the eggshells (uncrushed) to make a potting shell. *

Simple aphid control - something yellow covered in vaseline

Purchase stair risers from your local home improvement store...paint it white and add some window boxes... small herb garden?

Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.

Purchase stair risers from home improvement store. For herbs or salad greens just off the deck?

How to grow a clementine tree in your house - one pinner says, "this really works - I have one and they are the best clementines I've ever tasted!"

PVC watering grid for square foot gardening

good site where you can see pictures of symptoms and deficiencies- in tomato plants