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12 shade loving vegetables and herbs that you can easily grow in your shady garden

Red Creeping Thyme. Grows 3 inches tall max - no mowing . Lemony scent. Gorgeous with lavender. Perennial. Repels mosquitoes. Can grow as entire lawn.

21 Vegetables that can grow in partial shade

DIY: Herb Planter Pots - Super cute herb labels and designs with acrylic paint! Includes a list of herbs that do well indoors and indoor herb basics.

Slugs will eat cornmeal, even though it kills them. Put cornmeal in a jar turned on its side near the affected plants.

6 Things that'll keep bad bugs out of your garden

How to get little kids growing vegetable gardens! Click through for lots of tips and tricks for gardening with small children.

moonlake.hubpages... Bottle trees are a long-standing Southern thing, embedded in the life tapestries of African Americans, especially in the Mississippi Delta. Traditionally, live or dead crape myrtle and cedar trees were decorated with bottles – often blue Milk of Magnesia ones – intended to trap evil spirits and prevent them from entering the house.

Beer or Wine Bottle Tree Unique Recycled by GnakedGnomery on Etsy

Bottle Trees were sometimes placed near the entrance to the house, so the spirits did not enter the house with you. The spirits would become mesmerized by the play of the sunlight through the colors of the glass, and become trapped inside the bottles. The bottles were periodically corked and thrown into the river to wash away the unwanted spirits. In another variation of this theme, the spirits are also trapped in the bottles, but are said to be destroyed when the sun comes out the next morning.

Horizontal lattice for fava beans or other

Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

Buy a flower pot that you really like and use Rustoleum's Glow-in-the-dark paint to paint the pot. During the day, the paint will absorb the sunlight and at night the pots will glow.

Heavenly Blue Morning Glories..put in a hanging pot, and they will grow down wards.

Peppermint Twist. Easy to grow and even able to withstand Southern droughts and heat, these puffs blend pink and white for a billowy, beautiful look.

Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and how to avoid them!)... very informative =)