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Purple Posies - love the way the pots are painted to match the flower - could do this with any color flower!

Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Really makes a difference in window boxes!

Bucket table for the deck. Store all the stuff in the table that you don't want to leave out in case it rains (citronella candles, pillows, etc.).

Shake Away 8004520 20 ounces Small Critter Repellent Fox Urine Granules. You can buy this at Lowes or on amazon.com. Keep squirrels and rabbits out of your flower and vegetable gardens

26 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

These are all natural ways to have a green lawn with no weeds

As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

HYDRANGEAS... Remember to do this in late July or August...to root branches and grow more hydrangeas!

Mosquito catcher - So going to try!!

Fenestraria is a monotypic genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae. The species is also called "Babies Toes" or "Window Plant."

Go Away Mosquitoes Vicks wards off mosquitoes. Apply small dabs of Vicks VapoRub to your skin and clothes and mosquitoes will steer clear. If you do get bitten, apply Vicks to the area and cover it with a Band-Aid to relieve itching.

I need this!!! Well, a couple of them!

Disney world does this! Lowes sells the 4 to 6" round PVC pipe with holes already drilled. Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant. I will often put these in the center of a very large pot to stabilize, and add amazing height and color to a container that has trailing plants (no end cap or rock needed if you are placing in a container)

Coolest idea yet..... Mailbox in the garden to hold gloves and tools. Keeps things dry and clean and right where you need them.

According to author and horticultural professor Jeff Gillman, who has conducted extensive research on blackspot remedies, a spray composed of one part milk and two parts water is the best answer to the disease. He says this simple solution, if applied weekly, will control blackspot as well as any synthetic fungicide, including Chlorotalonil.