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!
Raised containers for vegetable garden
Gardening 101: How to tell when vegetables are ready to harvest
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.
Harvesting and Preserving Cilantro...works for basil too
Wine cork plant markers: such a smart, easy idea.
For sequential waves of flowers, plant a "bulb sandwich" layering crocus, tulip and daffodil bulbs in the same hole. | Illustration: Ian Warpole | thisoldhouse.com
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!
How to make seed starter pots using toilet paper rolls
Enter your zip code and this calendar will tell you what to plant and when to plant it, week-by-week. Fantastic!
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!
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
A Gardener's Guide to Hydrangeas