"...put recycling to work by using cottage cheese or sour cream containers, yogurt cups, egg cartons, paper, plastic, or Styrofoam cups, toilet paper rolls (cut in half), plastic milk or juice containers (top cut off), or those tiny, snack-sized ice cream containers..."
10 ways to get the garden started
Hmmm...have to try it. another pinner says: "Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures. I just learned about this in my winter gardening class the other day and the teacher has done it for years."
SkyFarm is cool a vertical gardening concept from German designer Manuel Dreesman that reduces the distance food travels from miles to right outside the kitchen window. One can farm in minimal urban space with this system consisting of a suspended acrylic planter inside which you grow vegetables and herbs on a balcony or terrace.
Brilliant idea, replace one board of a picnic table with a metal gutter for instant, built-in drink cooler