my dream garden
Did you know you can repel or prevent spider mites by using common kitchen items?
Grow Your Own Sweet Potatoes. Great tutorial!
You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden!
Kawachi Fuji Garden in Japan. I'd love to have the time, space, and money to do this for my own garden!
Carrots are easy to grow in pots. great for small spaces or questionable ground soil.
cute idea: make a footprint every year and soon you'll have a path of prints running through the garden as well as a growth chart Gosh that's cute.
curly succulents, Moraea Tortilis (spiral grass)
Grow an Avocado Tree from the pit (for a houseplant, it probably won't produce fruit). After drying, the pit is suspended in a glass of water and once there is root growth of about 2″, it can be planted in a pot of soil and tended to as a houseplant. If your climate allows, you can plant this outdoors.
DIY how to grow an avocado tree
You-Me Passion Hydrangea
Get Rid of Slugs with Grapefruit Rinds! You can use a variety of fruit rinds for this, including orange, lemon, and lime rinds, cantaloupe or honeydew melons that you've halved and scooped the fruit from, or winter squash rinds you've halved and hollowed out. Don't spend any extra money next time you have to deal with a slug problem. Check your produce drawer or root cellar instead!
slug remedy for the garden
How To Grow Lavender Like a Pro. Throughout much of the West, few plants are easier to grow than lavender. Though most varieties perform best within 100 miles of the Pacific Ocean, English lavender and its allies (the ones most often used in cooking) can tolerate moderately cold and snowy winters. #gardening #lavender
How to grow lavendar