Heucheras, the "new hostas" for shady spots, more colorful. They are awesome!
Secret to peppers,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. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins
1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later. produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses
potting table - ♥ that old sink!
Raised Garden Beds: Mixed a bunch of theories and practices... Sheet mulching; layer in greens, dried stuff, soil, and whatever available, letting it compost in place, adding soil on top and planting. Hugelkultur, which is burrying a pile of wood, covering with green stuff and soil and planting over it. Wood becomes a slow compost source and also a reservoir of water for dry months. Raised beds in themselves have a bunch of plusses...
Gardening Tips for beginners- 7 pages to read! Don't waste more time and $ on failures!
Dual purpose - Lettuce shade & cucumber climbing frame. such a neat idea.
I may just turn my husband back into a potato farmer :D I'm sure he'll love me for that!! Vertical potato 'garden' - 4 lbs. of seed potatoes can produce 25 lbs. of eating potatos - amazing!! Gotta try this!! (You could also use a plastic laundry basket from your Dollar Store, etc.) EASY harvesting!
DIY Drip Irrigation System, Made from Plastic Bottles. The 'system' is super simple. All we have to do is grab some 2-liter plastic bottles, punch 2 holes into the sides and 2 into the bottom, and plant said bottles next to our plants. Fill them with water and our plants will get that slow watering they prefer. For more information about the project, visit Fine Craft Guild.