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How Does Your Garden Grow?

When a cucumber is taken from the vine let it be cut with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division and on each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.

Cover downspouts with flowering vines.

Propagating Succulents from Leaves

20 Colorful Plants for Shade Gardens

Shade garden - would love this under my HUGE tree! :-)

This is the best set up for starting seeds i've ever seen. Using a plastic bin, outdoor Christmas lights and sand it keeps the seeds warm and your surface protected from water. Set it up by a window, add a light if you must and watch your seedlings grow!

Shredded paper, water, blender and a muffin tin. Seed starters dry & ready for some soil!

How to propagate rosemary- works for lavender too.

DIY Compost Tumbler For Cheap

1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

Monsanto now owns 40% of the conventional seed market in the US and 20% of the worldwide market, including organics and heirlooms. It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled the list..

The next time you boil a dozen eggs, save the water and pour it on your garden and plants.  The water becomes enriched with calcium when the eggs are cooked.  Plus, why pour water down the sink when you can reuse it for something, right?

Next time you buy green onions, save the bulb and toss it in a jar of water...you'll have a whole new bunch in 12 days!