GENIUS…Line a pathway with rocks painted in glow in the dark paint. During the day they “charge” in the sun and in the evening they reflect the stored light. Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint.
Recipe for moss and pavers with moss.
Photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower.
Mosquito-Repelling Potagerie- A trio of lush potted plants will have you saying good-bye to bug spray. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie.
This is a must! Mosquito Repelling Plants unfortunately mosquitos love me.
Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases.
Love Hostas!: hostas in a pot! It works and it works well....every spring they return...in the pot!
Buried Pot Garden!! Not only will your garden be extraordinarily charming and tidy, it'll consume less water and energy. Sunken planter gardens like this one provide both form and function. The pots prevent your herbs or plants from overrunning their designated areas, and the mulch keeps unwanted weeds and pests at bay while consuming no water and energy.
Herb garden in sunken pots... keeps it nice and organized and keeps the herbs from spreading like crazy!
How to make a flower tower.
Enter your zip code, it tells you when to plant what.
I like this idea for my new herb garden.
Test Your Soil's pH with Vinegar: Sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline.
Lots of good planting schemes for containers and gardens
This site is AWESOME. photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower. One of the best I've seen.
Wagon Wheel Herb Garden - if you have a compact space or want a feature herb garden, repurposing a wheel using the spokes as ready made garden 'edges' may be the solution. Vary the colour & shape of the herbs you plant inside for a decorative & functional garden. Other creative herb spiral ideas @ http://themicrogardener.com/4-step-guide-to-building-a-herb-spiral/ | The Micro Gardener
wagon wheel herb garden
I'm doing this to my pool! Flagstone stacked to create a water wall, and a tiled slide! Yes!