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How to Lay Sod | Lawn Care | Yard & Garden | This Old House - 1

All you need to know for growing your own garlic, and all the reasons why you SHOULD grow your own garlic....

What NOT To Plant Next To Each Other// some plants hinder other plant's growth and shouldn't be grown next to each other//.

Smart Gardener - guidance on what / when to plant and layout. For gardens in the ground, raised beds and containers.

Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants.

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!

Angelonia -It's easy to grow and flowers profusely, great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Grow your own celery from your remains from the store. Just chop of the base and plant. One week of growth shown in photo. <<<< want to try!