Keyhole Garden Bed Method, a Compost and Garden Bed in One. :: Hometalk
Keyhole Garden Bed Method, a Compost and Garden Bed in One.
bushels of lavender in a wood box
The Allure of Lavender
Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass.
Pruning Tomatoes- Great Article. 6 reasons to prune tomatoes: 1. More flavorful tomatoes. 2. Larger tomatoes. 3. More tomatoes over length of a season. 4. Keep leaves & fruits off the ground, away from pests, insect damage, fungal disease. 5. Keep plants smaller & more compact. 6. Allows tomatoes on plant at the end of season to ripen before 1st frost. Removing unneeded growth tips, new growth in the “V” between 2 stems, allows plant to concentrate energy on fruit rather than foliage.
THIS IS THE BEST TOMATO INSTRUCTION PAGE I'VE FOUND. IT'S THE CLOSEST I'VE FOUND TO MY GRANDDAD'S WAY OF PLANTING TOMATOES. I MUST DO THIS NEXT YEAR!!!
How To Start a Compost Heap ~ it's really easy, affordable, useful, and sustainable. Composting recycles kitchen and yard waste, diverting up to 30% from the trash and consequently reducing landfill waste. Compost adds nutrients and introduces beneficial organisms to the soil, and helps promote plant growth.
Secret to peppers,Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins
Regrow Romaine Lettuce Hearts ~ and watch them grow back ~ lots of other tips about regrowing from kitchen scraps...
Blue veronica with ferns. Gorgeous for the shade garden!
Making A Dry Creek Bed Drainage Canal for Downspouts. One of the most creative ideas I've seen for this project.
Forget about growing plants in single file in long, parallel rows. You can grow up to 10 times the amount of produce in the same space by raising your beds.
Mosaics in the garden--tutorial and gallery of ideas