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Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients into your soil. Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers.
Segna piante ricavati da piccoli bastoncini di legno. Sempre utili in serra o in giardino. Consigliabile, però, spruzzarli di vernice trasparente per farli durare molto più a lungo.
Clever! Covering 5 gal buckets with burlap and twine.
"When my sister was married last year, I took the roses from her bouquet and rooted them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. This year, on her first anniversary, my sister received a gift that could never be replace: 12 rose bushes from her wedding bouquet."
Crassula coralita. they look like steps
Don't Fence Me In - This old wire garden fence moves up in life. By fastening it to the porch soffit, the fence serves both as a trellis for climbers and as architectural interest.
(1) Tropicanna® Black cannas, (2) Colocasia esculenta ‘Black Magic’, (3) Aeonium 'Zwartkop', (4) Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm', (5) Plectranthus 'Lemon Twist', (6) Ipomoea 'Sweet Caroline Purple', (7) Calibrachoa 'Callie Orange', (8) Ipomoea 'Sweetheart Purple' and (9) Coleus 'Sky Fire'.
Genius website! Great blend of thriller, filler, spiller, using cannas as the tallest.
Hollyhocks Fabulous sky rockets of colour that erupt unannounced from nooks and crannys. Strangely, I cant recommend a preferred variety, As i have never bought a single plant.My elderly neighbors always happily bestowed me with secret envelopes full of seeds, thrust furtively into my hands in the post office queue!
A tonic for black spot and powdery mildew on roses Roses, while beautiful, are often plagued with black spot or powdery mildew. I mix these ingredients into a tonic, which I spray on my roses: 2 teaspoons of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of liquid soap or Murphy's oil soap in 2 quarts of water. The tonic protects the roses for months.
35 Pest and Disease Remedies