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pinner says: pink zinnias and purple ageratum...I have these in my yard and the effect is amazing. They are easy self sow annuals!

plants - A - Ageratum - Page 17

FALL is the time to plant Spring bulbs. Iris, Crocus, Tulips, Hyacinths ECT

HowStuffWorks "Planting Bulbs"

When is the perfect time to harvest potatoes in the garden? The answer is in the visual changes that the plants go through during the growing process.

When to Harvest Potatoes in the Garden - Daily Pea

Layers of material for building soil in a lasagna garden. I filled my raised beds with similar layers last year to get them started.

Cotton Candy Grass: Perennial, drought tolerant, adds that touch of whimsy to the garden.

15 Vegetables you can Grow in Autumn - in the garden or containers. Keep yourself in fresh veggies for salads, stir-fries, soups, and savory dishes right through to the first frost!

Stacked Worm Composting for Under $15. The Worm Factory works great; it makes finished worm castings in about a month; a pound of worms can eat about a pound of food a day; it produces a nutrient rich “tea” for fertilizing indoor or outdoor plants.Side note: I first made this faucet bucket for an experiment with bokashi composting.

Stacked Worm Composting for $15

Plant 8 cucumber seeds at the base of a 4-6 foot tomato cage and "help" it climb up the cage. It takes less garden space and makes harvesting easier. I did this for the first time last year and it is the best method I have ever used.

How to Grow More Cucumbers with Tomato Cages | eHow

Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve finished planting seeds.