Upcycled Twig Plant Markers
What a clever re-use idea! They took the frame from an old patio umbrella, and turned it into a pea and bean trellis!
Raised Bed Gardening. I love this layout. The stones create a pathway through the garden. Climbing plants can be planted along the trellis. Flowers can be planted along the path. Herbs and veggies can be planted in the raised garden beds, and are protected from little critters eating them before you do! Gardens Ideas, Container Garden, Veggie Gardens, Gardens Fences, Raised Beds Gardens, Raised Gardens Beds, Vegetables Gardens, Rai Beds, Vegetable Garden
Raised containers for vegetable garden
Carrots are ready to pick when they are about 3/4 of an inch across at the top, just below the green stem. The orange of the carrot may be sticking above ground, or you can gently remove the dirt from around the stem to take stock of the size. When To Harvest Carrots, Gardens Ideas, Green Thumb, Carrots Veggie, Gardens 101, When To Harvest Onions, Gardens Vegetables, Squashes Plants, Gardens Growing
Gardening 101: How to tell when vegetables are ready to harvest
"mytinyasylum: This not only looks cool, it is way superior to having your pumpkins over run your entire garden! I love that the pumpkins are dangling in the air!" cool idea for squash. especially Pumpkins!!!
Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil... just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer bags and frozen for later use. The olive oil makes it really easy to separate the frozen leaves and also adds an extra flavor to the mix. Preserves Cilantro Work, Gardens Ideas, Green Thumb, Early Mornings, Olive Oils, Freeze Cilantro, Herbs Garden, Freezer Foods, Basil Plants
Harvesting and Preserving Cilantro...works for basil too
Raised Bed Ideas
Use a toilet paper tube as a seed starter for spring planting.
Wine cork plant markers: such a smart, easy idea.
hostas in a pot! every spring they return...in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy
For sequential waves of flowers, plant a "bulb sandwich" layering crocus, tulip and daffodil bulbs in the same hole. | Illustration: Ian Warpole | thisoldhouse.com
To make a slow-drip irrigator, drill a ¼-inch hole through a wine cork and stopper a water-filled bottle. Press the whole thing neck-first into well-hydrated soil. | Photo: Mark Lohman | thisoldhouse.com Gardens Outside, Wine, Irrigation Garden, Common Gardens, Drip Irrigation, Bottles, Inch Hole, Gardens Questions, Diy Drip
use wine bottles to make drip irrigation
How to plant layers of bulbs now that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. | Photo: Brian Wilder | thisoldhouse.com
Whether you want to add a spiffy new item to your backyard, or you really love confederate jasmine, here you will learn a few tips and tricks on planting some confederate jasmine outside your home. With everything ranging from pictures to give you a general idea, to actual tips and tricks on getting them to grow, with this article you will be pointed in the right direction! Gardens Ideas, Glasshouse, Confederate Jasmine, Bamboo Trellis, Garden Trellis, Lashes Trellis, Privacy Fences, Gardens Trellis, Backyards
How to make seed starter pots using toilet paper rolls
sproutrobot.com lets you put in your zip code and get information on what you should be starting or planting for you garden right now, and in the coming weeks and months to plan out your garden! Gardens Ideas, Green Thumb, Weeks By Weeks, Plants Calendar, Start Plants, Enter, Plants Based, Zip Codes, Gardens Growing
Enter your zip code and this calendar will tell you what to plant and when to plant it, week-by-week. Fantastic!
Outside the garden. along side the door. Bringing inside out. Edible flowers on trellis? Cucumbers, beans, eggplant and basil in less than 10 square feet of growing space. Wire panel at back, zip-tied to 2 bamboo stakes. Bamboo U cages for eggplant. Cucumbers at edge grow over container. Gardens Vertical, Cucumber Container Gardens, Trellis Ideas Bamboo, Vegetables Gardens, Container Gardens Trellises, Small Spaces, Mr. Beans, Growing Veggie, Edible Flowers
I did this and it worked like amazingly great - summer good to know - pass it on...Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it 'home,' can't digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed! Ideas, Small Pile, Cleaning, It Work, Rid, Gardens, Kill Ants, Small Children, Cornmeal
Get Rid of Ants with cornmeal. Put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it, take it 'home,' can't digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don't have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!
clicking on this won't take you anywhere, just idea for trellis.
Hydrangeas can generally be broken down into two main groups: mopheads and lacecaps. Each group contains a gorgeous assortment of species and varieties. We'll discuss some of our favorites and give you ideas about how you can use them in your garden. We'll also show you some other great selections in the hydrangea clan, including oakleaf, paniculata, and climbing hydrangea so you can pick the best ones for you Growing Hydrangeas, Green Thumb, Favorite Flowers, Gardener'S Guide, Flowering Shrubs, Hydrangea Care, Hydrangeas Care, Gardens Guide, Flowers Shrubs
A Gardener's Guide to Hydrangeas
Formal garden design photos