BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:
Did you know you can re-grow celery from the bottom piece you cut off? Just chop it off, set it in a saucer of water, and in the next day or so, plant it in the garden. Within days celery shoots are growing. You may never have to buy celery again! from ChicksintheRoad - #garden #gardening #celery #growing #sprouting #propagation #vegetable - tå√
An Almost Foolproof Way to Grow an Avocado Plant from a Seed, also very good information on pruning, so the plant does not grow into a three foot high stick with a couple of leaves.
Good idea for multiple reasons: 1) equisetum grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy, 2) equisetum can get out of control and this container will prevent that from happening, 3) creates privacy and covers up some unsightly areas
Rid your garden of bugs and aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.