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Composting turns kitchen and yard scraps into a marvelous soil amendment, and you don't have to do much to accomplish this stunning transformation. Follow the links to learn all about the benefits of composting, composting systems, building a compost bin, managing your compost, compost tea, and worm composting.
Using Egg Shells in The Garden
Gardening is my kind of therapy
How to make your own peppermint essential oil...
How to move hostas... this gardener recommends tying & taping the plant with rope & masking tape. Then after plant is dug up, drop it back into the hole 2 times to remove big clumps of dirt; then watering it in it's new hole and THEN backfilling with dirt & watering AGAIN. I will have to try this.
How to move hostas
How to make fertilizer from banana peels.
Good tips for Coleus. Feeding & care, landscape use, taking cuttings, baskets etc.
Homemade Weed Killer Here is what you will need: 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
homemade weed killer
The Proper Way to Prune A Crepe Myrtle
How to weather pots - cool!
320 * Sycamore: how to weather pots
Jump-start your garden by sprouting seeds with hydrogen peroxide. Keep the seeds moist by using hydrogen peroxide with the water. It prevents the mold and fungus that attacks sprouting seeds. Continue watering with the basic solution after you plant the seeds.
Raised bed gardening is essentially growing plants (ideally you would be growing your own food plants such as herbs, vegetables and fruit trees) in a contained purpose-built garden bed structure. Gardening in raised beds simply means that you grow your plants above the level of the ground. It is basically a form of container gardening but on a much bigger scale than just growing plants in shop-bought terracotta and/or plastic plant-pots.
Raised Garden Bed