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Plant a compact vegetable garden.  This is perfect when you don't have a lot of space. #garden #coolideas #diy

DIY Compact Vegetable Garden Are you a little tight for space? Have you considered square foot gardening? With this project you can address both of these issues. For the original post and direction… YOUR GARDEN ART PROJECT IS WAITING FOR YOU.

Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts - just cut, place in water, and watch them grow back in days...

Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts - just cut, place in water, and watch them grow back in days.I'm going to try this, I have Romaine Lettuce Hearts!

Vinegar instead of Roundup

Vinegar Kills Weeds -I have seen this all over and wondered if it worked. This gardening site has testimonials of plain white vinegar as a weed killer. Make sure to clean your sprayer after using as vinegar is corrosive and will rust any metal parts.

Stained Concrete Patio

ℒᎧᏤᏋ this beautiful Deas Floor Decor~Memphis Acid Stained Concrete,Decorative Scored Flooring!

Got Pallets?  Hate weeding?  Dont feel like turning up a bunch of grass?  Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing!

(herb garden idea) Got Pallets? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! Courtesy of: Backyard Diva

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground.how clever and biodegradable. // Great idea, but my kids already like to eat dirt. Putting it in an ice cream cone is just asking for trouble.

How to have an awesome pepper harvest. 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.

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.

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.

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. 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.

"Royal Empress Tree...grows 15-18 ft./year. Empress Tree Facts Grows up to 10 feet or more in the very First Season! We have seen some grow as high as 20 feet.Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine. Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico.

I would love to have this tree in my yard ♥ "Royal Empress Tree. Empress Tree Facts Grows up to 10 feet or more in the very First Season!Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine.

25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools. Tips are good. And no cost is better!

25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools

Mini greenhouse ~ Cut the bottom off a gallon milk jug and when a cold snap is in the forecast, place the jug over your plant, to keep warm in early Spring and Fall. Lots of other 25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools. This is good idea

Potato Vine, Hot Pink Geraniums, Dark Purple Petunias

Potato Vine, Hot Pink Geraniums, & Dark Purple Petunias ~ A Little Pop of Wow.I could do without the pink geraniums and replace hem with something else. do not like pink anything.

These are not too challenging - a great resource to use to get kids having fun in the dirt.

30 Gardening Ideas for Kids

Summer Activities Garden theme ideas for kids: 30 Gardening Activities Ideas for kids - lots of fun easy ways to get the kids digging in the dirt after school!

Washing-machine-drum becomes a firepit--- How cool is this??  Will be looking for a junk washing machine to make this for summer :)

The washing-machine-drum firepit:  It’s a super-easy project and the design of the washing machine drum is perfect for a fire. Its small h.