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Keep your garden hose from cutting into flower beds when snaking around a corner by adding a homemade hose guide.Hammer a 24-inch length of rebar (used for cement installation) into the ground; cover with 1 1/2-inch-diameter copper tubing, cut to fit, and a copper cap. The copper spins as the hose moves past, and keeps the hose from catching.

Garden Protector - Martha Stewart Home & Garden

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Store gardening tools in mailboxes on the side of your raised garden bed!-- Genius Idea!

Instructions to make hollow concrete spheres for the garden. Don't be fooled by the dull photo, you'll want to make one of these too. I'm going to put a fountain in mine.

This garden craft creates DIY plant markers using clay and letter stamps that are perfect for seed starting time.

How to collect, transplant, and care for moss. If you want to add moss to your pots or planters, this article explains how to establish it and get it growing.

How to collect moss | Moss and Stone Gardens

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How to propagate succulents.

How to propagate succulents. » Atv Parts

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Support a patio umbrella in a flower-filled pot borrowed from the garden as a crafty alternative to a plain metal stand. Cut 2-inch ABS pipe to the height of the pot. Center it inside and anchor in place with a layer of gravel on the bottom, quick-setting concrete in the middle, and soil on top. Plant the pot with flowers, and slide the umbrella into the pipe sleeve. A 5-foot length of pipe and 50-pound bag of Quikrete Fast-Setting concrete mix, about $11 total; lowes.com

75 Outdoor Upgrades for Under $75

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Propagate Your Own Plants With Root Cuttings

Propagate Your Own Plants With Root Cuttings

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Painted Rock Herb Garden Markers your choice by augustwren on Etsy

The Best Homemade Tomato Cages [Tutorial] : 4 FREE plans to choose from. Forget flimsy, store-bought products; build your own sturdy, low-cost tomato cages with these four terrific designs! From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Stained Glass Hosta

Stained Glass Hosta - Shade Perennial Fragrant Hosta Plant

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CLEMATIS VINES are HUNGRY for vitamins and nutrients. Feed them a clematis smoothie for massive blooms. Save banana peels, eggshells, and tomato discards. Put in a blender with water, purée, then pour around the root areas.

How to Propagate Roses Using Potatoes

Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How