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Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves This is a MUST!

Planting tomatoes with a couple of aspirin and some crushed chicken egg shells. The aspirin is to help jump start the plant's immune system. I'll put three or four crushed egg shells into the hole as well. The eggs supply a nice calcium boost, which will help prevent blossom end rot, that nasty brown patch on the bottom of tomatoes that lack calcium (the fish head bones and bone meal also help with that).

This variety of Azaleas is commonly referred to as George Taber.

Vinegar: Rid your garden of bugs and aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.

Archway between raised beds for cucumbers/beans to climb up

A pinner wrote, "The hardest part about gardening is planning for the future and waiting. Meanwhile, this looks like a good way to get some immediate colour and fun and use up those ugly cinderblocks. Wonder how the lime will affect the plants.Gardens!!!"

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

A pinner wrote, "Grow your own green onions...much faster than celery. Next time you buy green onions, save the bulbs and toss it in a jar of water. You'll have a whole new bunch in 12 days."

Grow seedlings in recycled containers as greenhouses. Any clear plastic container will do. Use paper towel rolls or toilet paper rolls as a pot. When ready to plant, simply place the whole roll in the ground and plant.

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.