Peonies-How to divide and transplant
2 C vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1 T salt...will kill anything! (For all those weeds growing in the cracks of the driveway.)
Using a raised bed for arbor post
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
A small trellised planter perfect for patios and corner accents. (clematis, tomatoes, morning glory...).
101 GARDENING SECRETS THE EXPERTS WON'T SHARE; If you're looking to learn some gardening secrets including ways to solve problems and stretch garden budgets, you've come to the right place. This page divulges 101 gardening secrets that the pros, retailers and giant chemical corporations don't want you to know. I am an avid gardener and knew some of these tips, but there were several I didn't. Very helpful!!
How to prune basil to have enormous plants
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier
Our Indestructible Tomato Cage Recycled, easy-to-build, storable and easy watering, these tomato cages will last season after season
Interesting idea for starting plants. Little Green houses...
This is so neat! 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!
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Huh- driveway cracks?
Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a garden- YES!
Science - Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // FUN - need to remember this for next year!
Ten Mistakes Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!)
How to Build a Planter Box : How-To : DIY Network
I want to make this! DIY Furniture Plan from Ana-White.com Cedar raised bed make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised bed can cost hundreds of dollars. With this plan, I figured out how to create raised cedar beds - deep ones - for about $10 each.
Ana White | Build a $10 Cedar Raised Garden Beds | Free and Easy DIY Project and Furniture Plans