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7 tips for growing mad giant basil plants

Follow this one tip in your garden & get a ton of strawberries! Also a little strawberry education!

Who knew? Blueberries thrive in container gardens! It would be great to have fresh blueberries all the time.

Make a solar water heater for under 5 bucks ...other goodies here too.

Backyard Patch Herbal Blog: Patio Gardens - Gardening in Small Spaces

Never Pay For Onions Again: Grow Them Indoors! This page has all sorts of interesting ideas for growing plants indoors.

I want this!!! This 576-square-foot plot produces veggies all summer for a family of four, with plenty left over to share. Tidy raised beds and gravel paths make it easy to care for, and evoke an English country garden.

This is how I'm growing my Carrots this year. Learned it by accident last year. The post has a great tutorial. Wish I had it before my trial and error method :O)

Mosquito repelling "Creeping Thyme" plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

When to Water Plants? This chart tells critical times to water, and how much water is needed for each plant. From The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely. We just use kitchen scissors to cut what we need for meals. I periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.

Pansies! Spring by shubhangi athalye on Flickr.