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Homemade Liquid Miracle Grow Concentrate: Ingredients:1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp Epsom salts, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tbsp powdered milk, 1/2 tsp ammonia, 2 drops blue food coloring

Tips and tricks for growing hens and chicks!

Growing Hens and Chicks {Succulents}

Growing Zucchini . Remedy for powdery mildew - got it on my squash, pumpkin and zucchini plants this year. 1T baking soda, 1/2 t liquid soap and 1 Gal water. Spray weekly, preferably in am, but not when plants are in full sun. Make remedy fresh each time you use it - don't store!

Zucchini: Size Doesn’t Matter - MidWeek Kaua'i

Here is a good list of flowers you might want to plant in with your veggies and why.

Companion Planting | What NOT To Plant Together

Gardening for Dummies: What Plants Should I Plant Together? | Budget Savvy Diva

"Million Bells" in old birdbath

Bird Bath in a Planter

Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple.

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

rake with cut off tubes for pre-measured row spacing

Cucumber Trellis (pics) - Vegetable Gardening Forum - GardenWeb This wide trellis discourages the worms, makes finding and picking easier and adds a lovely shade spot below for time out in the garden!

Portable solar lights for camping - also great idea if your ground is to hard to pierce OR to use on a patio! Love this idea!!

Herb Container Garden with Chives, Oregano, French Tarragon, Winter Savory, Lemon Balm, Garden Sage, and Mint

love the wildflower look!

DIY teacup bird feeder: I won a teacup feeder here at a Montana garden party and it's absolutely adorable!! The host said it took her all of 10min to assemble! She used a metal rod and bolts ;)

Trellis made from cattle fencing to grow vining veggies on. Wood be great for cucumbers!

A Little Dirt Never Hurt: June 2008

A-Frame Trellis: two cedar 2×2 frames, hooked together with hinges. The blogger, suggests using chicken wire, rather than the hardware cloth she used here, because the larger holes in the chicken wire would allow the cucumbers to dangle off the trellis. She has used this frame in her garden for 6 seasons. {thank you, Jamie Pearce, for the pin}

#Companion #Planting--Which #Garden Plants Grow Well Together? {Free Printable from}

Crate Expectations....These wood crates are lined with landscape fabric to keep potting soil from sifting through the slats. Try planting basil in the same container with a tomato for a fantastic Mediterranean cuisine combo. Great patio or deck idea.

no-dig flower bed - I've been using newspaper under my mulch for a couple years now, to deter weed growth! Cheap and works!

  • Joan Lowder

    I've done this for years. Makes for rich black soil over time

Clematis planted around a fence pole with bird feeder on top. It would be lovely to do this with at least one of our old fence poles in the yard. Could be done with nasturtium instead of clematis.

Learn some simple ways to attract hummingbirds to your garden.

Heavy duty trellis for squash and watermelon. Grow shade plants like lettuce and carrots underneath. Brilliant!

Vegetable Growing Lessons From Longwood Gardens

DIY Outdoor Solar Light Display...for the deck or patio. What a fabulous idea!!