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Plants to Die For (ME)

I can hear the plants cry when I walk in a greenhouse but I just keep bringing them home...Poor Things

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Plants to Die For (ME)

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Worm Tower - Drill lots of holes in a pvc pipe. Bury all but 6 inches in garden. Place kitchen scraps in the hole. Worms will come in and eat and then transfer the "goodies" throughout the garden.

Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue.

Ha! So true.

zebra hollyhocks Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'


Astilbe Red - Easy Care Perennial

Celery from Celery

Black dahlia

Pineberries.... Color-wise they're opposites of strawberries and taste-wise, think... pineapples! I need some just because they're weird!

this is awesome!

Texas Wildflowers

nice color mix for plants that need shade

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (I've always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge - works beautifully.) When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp egg shells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden.

Lantana - perfect for the extreme heat and drought prone regions. Good perennial in the southern zones

Weed Spray. 3 gallons for around $4.00 Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. (you can purchase 3 gallon size Apple Cider Vinegar in the canning section of a good hardware store - cheap!)

5 Easy to Grow Mosquito-Repelling Plants

The ancient Native American technique of growing Corn, Beans, and Squash together in an arrangement called the Three Sisters is the ultimate in companion planting and helps increase harvests, naturally! - Corn acts as a support for climbing bean vines, the beans fix nitrogen in the soil for the high feeding requirements of corn and squash, and the squash provides mulch and root protection for the corn and beans! After cooperating beautifully in the garden, corn and beans form a comp...

Pink country fence

love it!



Windowsill Greenhouse

How to prune basil.