Sarah “Sally” Hemings was a mixed race slave owned by Thomas Jefferson. Several of Jefferson’s household slaves were the grown children of his father-in-law John Wayles and the enslaved woman Betty Hemings, who were brought to the marriage by Jefferson’s wife. In turn, the widower Jefferson had a long relationship with Wayle’s and Betty’s daughter Sally Hemings. She was much younger than Jefferson, an enslaved woman who was mostly of white ancestry and half-sister to his late wife.
15 Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs Fill your garden with beautiful bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, and fall. Use these tips to ensure success.
Wandering Jew plant make a great hanging house plant or use in a flower bed to choke out weeds. Grows like a weed in zones 9-11. Grows well in other zones during the summer, just take cuttings and make them houseplants during the winter and return them to the yard in spring. Just put cutting 2" in soil and gently water daily and watch em grow. Put an end to weeding. Just trim the overgrowth with scissors and toss them in another flower bed and they will take off there. Couldn't be easier.
Put the newspaper over the dirt 3-4 pages thick and then covered it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow in...
hanging tomatoes and LOTS of other space efficient ideas!