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Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. dogwoodalliance.org

DIY Concrete Garden Hands

coffee filter in the bottom of your flower pot to prevent soil from draining through. Brilliant.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil

Growing Spinach in Containers

Ladder as means of adding layers of height- ANOTHER perfect idea for our back yard garden oasis that I would like to do this Summer...

Hang a cabbage inside an old onion bag about head-heighth of the chickens. They’ll get hours of enjoyment picking at the cabbage.

Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. dogwoodalliance.org

DIY Concrete Garden Hands

Patio Herb Garden | Overstuffed | A patio herb garden using galvanized steel buckets, a thrift store find, and a little spray paint.

Debugging and cleaning potted plants before bringing them back inside is a crucial step in order to avoid indoor houseplant bug problems. Here are step by step instructions for debugging and cleaning your potted plants! | GetBusyGardening.com

Tomato Container Gardening: Tricks for Growing Patio Tomatoes