Homestead Survivalist: The 12 Fastest Vegetables To Grow In Your Home Gardens Or Containers For First-time Landscapers
Baking soda spray Tomatoes, potatoes, zucchini, melons, pumpkin and squash can all fall foul of either blight or powdery mildew as they enter their most productive phase with ripening fruit. Although it may not halt fungal attack on these plants a spray made from baking soda can help to slow the advance of the disease and prevent its outbreak. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon baking soda 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 litres water 1 dessert spoon washing up liquid spray bottle
"Got Blackspot? Get Milk. A spray composed of one part milk and two parts water is the best answer to the disease."
A little bowl containing orange slices attracts butterflies in droves, who knew?
This would be a nice reading spot in a garden
Pavers lining the sidewalk/driveway... great way to "dress up" a standard entry!
Several good trellis options on this site
seed storage using empty Tic Tac boxes - that's what I can use all my empty baby food jars for!!!
How to grow strawberries! Don't forget the straw!!!
Parisian Carrots (55 days)...A great little round carrot that is a nineteenth-century French heirloom. It "excels in clay or rocky soil where other carrots have problems developing properly". They say it works great for containers.
14 Tips for Growing Perfect Pumpkins!
Agapanthus is a landscape staple in warm-winter regions, and it's no wonder why. This easy-to-grow perennial produces colorful globes of blue or white trumpet-shape flowers in summer and fall. Its strappy evergreen leaves add texture to beds, borders, and containers. Grows to 4' tall in sun to part sun. Zones 7-11
Agapanthus - beautiful blue...
How to build an elegant wall-attached trellis Use these simple step-by-step directions to construct a garden trellis