NATURAL SWIMMING POOLS While it’s true that standing, unmoving water can get brackish, it’s easy to continually move water over and around your plants’ roots so they can do their job of natural cleansing. A simple water pump will do the job at much less cost than a standard pool filtration unit. Adding a bubbler to your pool introduces oxygen that plants love.
Companion Planting Chart : find your crop in the left column then look to find good companions and bad companions. Best I've seen yet. #Top_Garden #Garden_Tips #All_Garden_Ideas
Papaver 'Princess Victoria Louise'. Had these 20 years ago befor my yard got so shaded. Going to start a sun garden this year and have to remember how much I love these interplanted with Iris.
Store 260 or 525 gallons of water in a tank that doesn't take much more room than a 55 gallon drum.
Natural Garden Tips...totally useful!
Now is the time to collect materials for your own DIY greenhouse of salvaged windows and wood - TreeHugger has the links you need for directions and inspiration. *
This site is a list of seed companies where you can still get seeds not contaminated or controlled by Monsanto
Book: 'Water Storage' http://amzn.to/QHpXPY 1" of rain puts about 600 gallons of water on a 1,000 square foot house? That's a lot of rainwater to capture in a rainbarrel or cistern from a downspout, having your Garden water ready. These cisterns collect rainwater from a nearby roof & when the tanks are full, water is dispersed through a gravity-fed drip system that irrigates crops. Lots more info in book.
Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease. Consider it a nutritional boost for you and your buds.
Rosy Cloud Daffodil
Store gardening tools in mailboxes on the side of your raised garden bed! this is a good idea!
Detailed list of mineral deficiencies and what they look like on tomatoes.
Upright veggie gardener
Upright veggie gardener
Ideal Breeds for Backyard Chickens
.this is lovely
Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea
Great design for raised bed, able to reach it all easily I like this layout
Star Gazer Hydrangea ooo, pretty
viburnum... so that's what that's called!
Green Living Walls | Green Living Technologies
Espalier Apple Trees - great how-to
Put near apple trees? >> Nasturtium - mulch plant - "these flowers are also very useful in keeping the bugs away from fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Nasturtium can easily repel squash bugs, beetles, and white flies."
Flax - one hearty plant that come up year after year - and the deer won't eat it!