Straw bale gardening, makes gardening easier than digging/tilling soil- good for disabled (it also raises the plants up, less bending), and for patios.
Raised beds and container gardens are increasingly being used in community gardens as a remedy for poor or contaminated soil, a way to maximize planting space and sun exposure, and to improve access for children, the elderly, and people with disabilities. I am aiming to start one on our school campus next year.
Raised beds and container gardens are increasingly being used in community gardens as a remedy for poor or contaminated soil, a way to maximize planting space and sun exposure, and to improve access for children, the elderly, and people with disabilities.
lovely idea for skilled nursing residents, bring the garden to them. Instaplanta System » Horticultural Therapy, Enabled Gardens, Gardens for Elderly or Disabled
Growing vegetables from food waste is a great lesson for kids and also makes great science experiments!!
Earth Month Tips for Food Choices
In a designated science area in the classroom I could have a plant observation. I may not have an area for a large garden, but could have at least a large box or plants or potted plants by a window. Here students could plant, water and observe various growing plants during "explore time". Students could also keep track of how the plants developed over time by drawing observation on a chart.
Growing Plants. Site says it is for kids, but I think it will be equally fun for an adult! I will probably try this next summer!
31 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes
31 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes -
Spray paint stepping stone with lace doily. Maybe a different color
Grow Your Own Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden - on HGTV
Grow Your Own Kitchen Countertop Herb Garden
Got Pallets? Hate weeding? Dont feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! You can also place your pallet on the ground in a rocky location rather than a grassy area, this way you will not need the garden cloth to stop the weeds and grass coming through.
Got Pallets? Hate weeding? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! Courtesy of: Backyard Diva
#springintothedream Screen Porch Inspiration: Painted jars as planters. This morning I'm inspired by re-purposing things from the kitchen. First cans and now jars ... time to clean out of the fridge of all those pickle jar "science experiments" and put those jars to good use ...
Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."