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DIY Wood Mat! LOVE this :)

Remodelaholic | DIY Wood Stake Door Mat

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"Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier"

We're all keen on succulents in both gardens. We should invest in knowing the best way to look after them so we get it right.

How To Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes In 4 Steps

wow. this is beautiful .. a pitcher plant; best idea is the bottle they are in! Very creative and practical for this plant!!Research the requirements of each species. Carnivorous pitcher plants can be found all over the world, so the requirements to grow them vary according to the region from which they are sourced. Do your research prior to making your terrarium.

Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year!

How to Propagate Lavender - an easy and inexpensive way to create more plants for free.

Prep and instructions for dehydrating herbs from the garden. Definitely will have to do this this year since last year my excess just went to waste.

A log, old wooded salad bowl, paint, behold a toadstool that can be used for seating especially children, or wimsy in the flower bed or yard.

~butterfly feeder ~*

Great set up for a veggie garden, blocked from the dog or other animals.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. I use baking soda in a 6" wide area around all of the edges of my flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into my beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. I usually have to do this twice a year - spring and fall.

Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures. learned about this in winter gardening class and the teacher has done it for years.

This is an amazing idea for all of us that try to grow herbs on the kitchen windowsill. Click & Grow is an electronic smartpot.