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Because they’ve already got the holes for drainage, they’re perfect for potting plants! I love the idea of using a colorful vintage pasta strainer. Lovely for indoors or out.

24 Creative Garden Container Ideas (with pictures)

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Did you know that you can simply plant the top of a pineapple in a pot and grow another? Coolest house plant ever!

Houseplants that clean your indoor air!

Plant lemon seeds from your lemons! Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

tips for growing healthy hydrangeas

Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. #garden

Cucamelons: Tiny ‘watermelons’ that taste of pure cucumber with a tinge of lime. These little guys are officially the cutest food known to man. Super easy-to-grow too!

Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. as well as deer and mice.

Lantana -"Landmark Sunrise Rose" - It starts yellow, then matures to coral then pink! So easy to care for, and butterflies and hummingbirds love it! More importantly, it can survive drought conditions!

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.

For gorgeous containers, use the Thriller/Spiller/Filler method.

How to grow a lemon tree in a container --

Used coffee grounds can keep ants away. Plus, they can get rid of odors, stimulate your potted plants, and more, making them worth holding onto.

Mosquito repelling "Creeping Thyme" plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Need this!

A trio of mosquito repelling potted plants. Perfect for the back porch

This site is AWESOME. photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flowers-- for full sun, partial, shade etc.--- One of the best I've seen.

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier( Will be glad I pinned this)

Caladiums, Begonias, etc:: perfect for a shady porch

Magnolia 'Black Tulip'

Asparagus is one of the tastiest, easiest vegetables you can g row. A little work up front pays off with years of good eating. Find out how to plant and manage this quintessential spring crop.

Russian Sage

Covering 5 gallon buckets with burlap and twine.

Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half, with packing peanuts and improve drainage at the same time.

Lantana -"Landmark Sunrise Rose" - It starts yellow, then matures to coral then pink! I am planting more lantana this year! So easy to care for, and butterflies and hummingbirds love it!