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The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014: Electrify the darkest corners of your landscape with shade-loving perennial flowers. Here are some of our top picks for 2014. By Doug Jimerson and Karen Weir-Jimerson

The Best New Shade Perennials for 2014

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Brilliant - square foot gardening templates using muffin tins - Very clever indeed! I might try this with my carrots and lettuce this year.

My neighbour has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works. - I'm gonna try this.

Jogging...

I have totally said this before and by before I mean everyday.

flower pot bird bath >> I am going to do this, but with different colors for a corner in my yard! Maybe add some rope too...

Sinful Banana Pie • 3 bananas • 1 tin of sweetened condensed milk • 2 cups whipping cream (or use cool whip) • 1 package of graham crackers (or use graham crust) • 1 stick of butter (omit if using premade crust) • 1 tsp vanilla • 1 small bar of chocolate Your first step can be done way ahead of time (at least hours but can be as much as months before). Remove the label on the condensed milk and submerge the unopened can in pot of water. Cover and boil for 2.5 hours. Warning: Be su...