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For my green thumb

Plants That Help Other Plants Grow : 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 basilmakes tomatoes even tastier.

Great idea to get that coastal living feeling, while not actually being near the beach. Great for renters, too.

29 Great Recipes to use up all those Fresh Herbs from your Garden this year

Here are 10 vegetables and herbs you can buy once and regrow forever.

MASON JAR HERB GARDEN - Attractive & clever way to plant fresh herbs without them taking over your entire yard!

This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

How to make a fire pit and SO many other neat outdoor ideas!! Keep looking at this link for ideas.

Flower Chart. You'll be glad you pinned this when it comes time

all types of potted plants- they tell you what's in each pot, you can do it yourself--this is awesome!

from lemon seeds. Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look.

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