Plants for the shade and a narrow bed.
A gentler way to discourage moles Mix together until foamy: Two parts castor oil, one part Joy dish soap. (One part may equal one cup or one tablespoon, depending on the severity of the problem. If you have a lot of moles, make a big batch and use it daily or share with friends.) To use, add two tablespoons of mixture to one gallon of water. Spray in and around mole holes. This usually works within a day.
What to plant near each other - Companion Planting Poster
Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit. I love this!
How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more)
Match Your Plants
Salvias, also called sages, are some of the most versatile plants around. Most varieties are wonderfully drought tolerant and feature beautiful flowers with pleasantly scented, attractive foliage. Plus, deer, bunnies, and other garden pests typically ignore the plants. The key to success is knowing which varieties are right for your yard. Check out some of our favorites.
Uses for White vinegar weed killer (spray generously on all parts of weeds, works best for weeds that get sunlight) dishwasher additive (put in place of spot remover liquid) Glass Cleaner (combined with a few drops of Dawn) Fabric Softener (6:3:2 hot water:vinegar:hair conditioner, mix water and conditioner first then add vinegar)
Frugal Tip: How to Make Homemade Weed Killer
Rock Edging Mix and match rock shapes and colors for a natural edge. Gathered by family and friends near and far, these large multicolor rocks complement the garden's informal style. Positioned in a winding pattern, the round boulders allow alyssum to creep over and between the rocks, creating a lacy, scalloped look.