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Do you have Aphids, Mites, Potato Bugs, Scales or many other common garden pests? Check out this weeks episode and Ill teach you my completely organic secret weapon to deal with them!

How to use ornamental grasses in Midwest gardens: Get the most out of your grasses with our 10 landscaping tips.

How to make GORGEOUS garden containers - 3 easy keys plus ideas for creative, repurposed containers. #gardeningtips #creativecontainers #spon

Summer Gardening Hints | thegardengeeks

7 Secrets to a Great Edible Garden | Sunset Magazine | jardin potager | bauerngarten | köksträdgård

Go Monochrome The easiest way to make a statement with color is to pick one hue. Create depth by using different shades -- for example, explore the range of purples. And don't forget to tie your design together by adding plants that have your preferred color in their foliage.

Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent.

Garden Plans for Shady Spots - Woodland Garden. A handful of hostas, impatiens, and red-twig dogwood combine to create a natural-feeling planting with four-season interest. Garden size: 6 by 12 feet.

"Emerald Mist" Brunnera. Shady plant... Have this in my shade garden. Love it!

Shade Garden: Pick Interesting Materials. Look past the plants and consider making hardscape elements the focal point of your shade garden. For example, a path mulched with dark wood chips becomes a stunning focal point when surrounded by white-variegated bishop's weed, ornamental grasses, or golden groundcovers.

Learn the secrets of successful shade gardening. I love how even this small space can become a garden. Photo by Nostepinne

Shade garden - Black Mondo Grass. I absolutely LOVE this stuff. Imagine it growing as a border for flowering plants with bright colors. Also makes a great mass planting surrounded by a stone border. Or in planters or flower boxes for contrast.

A mailbox attached to the side of a raised bed keeps pruners, gloves, twine and trowel within easy reach.

Plant lemongrass as a natural way to keep mosquitoes away. Buy a mature plant from an Asian market or grocery store. When you get it home, trim the tops of the plant and remove any dead parts. Plant it in a clear jar of water and place on a sunny windowsill. Within a few weeks, it will develop roots and can be transplanted to your garden.

Keep this handy! There is a wealth of information here about dividing perennials! Also a list of best times to divide them.

How to use companion planting and Square Foot Gardening together to maximize your harvest.

Yum, lettuce, radishes, cabbage collards, cauliflower, brussel sprouts. It's easier than you think. And much safer for you:)

DIY: Lots of Home Gardening Tips - making weeding watering easier more efficient.

Attracting Beneficial Insects to Your Garden @learningandyearning