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If you don't mind tearing up a book, you can make a spot to hide your stuff, create origami creatures, or decorate a headboard.
Use an old cupcake stand as a succulent holder!
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Growing Blue Hydrangeas: Blue flowers are produced in acid soil (pH 5.5 and lower), and pink flowers are produced in alkaline soil (pH 7 and higher). You can add garden sulphur, acidic organic mulch or aluminum sulfate around your hydrangeas to acidify the soil to encourage the blue. For pink flowers, add lime to make the soil more alkaline.
How to amend your soil to get blue hydrangeas.
Unusual "Lady in Red" Hydrangea - a compact grower that prefers partial sun. Dramatic foliage color in the fall.
1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses
The urban guide to becoming self sufficient-ish
Plant to replace hostas - Heucheras
Fantastic show on permaculture and why farming needs to evolve... click over and take 50 minutes to watch A Farm for the Future
35 Pest, Disease and Weed Remedies--green and safe
Cold Hardy Avocado Trees are the Perfect Patio Plant, growing indoors or out. They reportedly withstand temperatures down to 18F. In colder states, you can bring them in for the winter where they will continue to grow and produce fruit. Just place them near a sunny window and they'll become your favorite houseplant. You get a lot of Avocados to eat and share. A commercial orchard tree can produce 1,200 avocados annually. Even compact patio trees can produce a hefty harvest. This Cold...
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