Kitchen garden inspiration - build an Amish cold frame. I love this clever design. No plans available - our Amish friend just created it off the top of his head (they didn't even use plans to build our sheep barn), but there are 10 photos in this post showing all the construction details you should need to help you design and build your own version.
Amish cold frame
Growing Vegetables In Containers … You never know when you’ll need this
101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Told You | Food and Farming Do you grow your own vegetable garden. If not why not. You can even grow a few delicious vegetables in containers.
101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Tell You
When my sister was married, I took the half-dead roses from her bouquet. At home, I rooted them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. I kept these moist until rooted and then planted them in a shaded location in my garden. This year, on her first anniversary, my sister received a gift that can never be replaced: 12 rose bushes from her wedding bouquet.
Bowling Ball Yard Art- Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. For the glue-Amazing Goop Home and Garden or Marine formula, because they are UV resistant as well as waterproof.
Kitchen Trial and Error: peanut butter buttercream
How to Propagate Succulents- Snap a rosette from the mother plant, leaving a couple inches of stem attached. Set the cutting aside in a dry, protected place, out of direct sun, until the cut end dries and seals (three days to a week). Plant the healed rosette in loose, well-draining potting soil or succulent mix. Water regularly, letting soil dry out between waterings.
Propagate succulents - Snap a rosette from the mother plant, leaving a couple inches of stem attached.Set the cutting aside in a dry, protected place, out of direct sun, until the cut end dries and seals (three days to a week). Plant the healed rosette in loose, well-draining potting soil or succulent mix. Water regularly, letting soil dry out between waterings.
I CAN'T FIND THIS!!! Moraea tortilis, better known as Spiral Grass or Curly Succulent is a hardy and drought resistant plant native to parts of Namibia and South Africa with very unusual and ornamental foliage with twisting and curly leaves that resemble a corkscrew.