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Love this, no more having to mow against a fence. And with the stone edging being dug into the ground, you can mow right over it; easy.

MUST grow some. Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.

This website offers a planting schedule customized to your zip code. Simply enter your zip code and they will suggest planting dates for your crops.

Genius! Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.. reclaimed-to-fame. Such A Smart Idea! How Did I Not Think Of This!

Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. The roll will decompose.

Harvesting and Preserving Basil

20 Tips For Gardening With Dogs We love our dogs and our gardens, but sometimes it seems the two don't mix well. Here are 20 simple tips for balancing the needs of pets and plants

Turns out, harvesting basil is the key to creating that healthy, bountiful little basil bush. Don’t be afraid to cut! When your basil plant has 3 to 5 sets of leaves, cut the top off just above the second set of leaves from the ground. The single stalk will now end here, and two new branches will now bud and grow from the set of leaves you left behind. Every couple of weeks, repeat the process, cutting just above the first or second set of leaves on your newest branches.

How to grow an avocado plant garden-ideas

tips for growing bluberries in a pot

Ranunculus- my favorite flower

Astilbe Arendsii 'Rhineland' ..such a hearty plant. Another pinner says: Mine comes up year after year and just gets bigger and prettier every year!