MUST MAKE something like this for the kids next Spring, they are ALWAYS right by me when planting flowers, herbs, veggies & they'd LOVE to have a place of their own to take care of, I'm SURE this will be a "hit" around here for years to come.
Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely. | protractedgarden Gardens Ideas, Green Thumb, Plastic Buckets, Rin Veggie, Dollar Stores, Dollar Trees, Small Laundry, Rinse Veggie, Laundry Baskets
Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.
When to start seeds
Tomato plants like deep watering. Why waste water when you can make a simple reservoir delivery system. Neat idea. The photo says it all.
5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)
Purple Fountain grass for the center, trailing verbena and potato vine.....all great for lots of sun!
Potato vine, petunia, geranium, spanish dagger..so pretty
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. Soaps, Sprays, Cups Salts, Weed Killers, 1 2 Cups, White Vinegar, Gardens, Bottles, Mornings
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.
Genius website! Great blend of thriller, filler, spiller, using cannas as the tallest. Absolutely gorgeous!!!
How to Fertilizer with Epsom salts are used in the garden as a natural source of magnesium, particularly for roses, tomatoes, and peppers, because these plants seem to benefit from an additional helping of this nutrient. The extra magnesium is believed to make the plants bushier and greener, with more blooms and abundant veggie yields. Magnesium Sources, Gardens Ideas, Magnesium In Plants, Green Thumb, Epsom Salts, Rose Garden Ideas, Addition Helpful, Nature Sources, Fertilizer Plants
How and when to Fertilize Plants with Epsom Salts.
mini gardens - would be fun for each kid to have their own little garden!
When to Plant
Cotton Candy Grass - Withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and even drought. Very easy to grow, it reaches a mature height of 3-4 feet tall and gets 3-4 feet wide. Grows in all U.S zones.
Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Really makes a difference in window boxes!
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planter on a birdbath...looks like a topiary
Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!
A small trellised planter perfect for patios and corner accents. (clematis, tomatoes, morning glory...)