Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
"Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants." (will this work on poison oak, I wonder?
Use pinecones in the bottom of a pot - makes them much lighter, better draining! Better than rocks as this can just get dumped into the compost at the end of the season! Great idea since we have bunches of pine cones in our back yard!
Absolutely everything you need to know to grow healthy, fresh organic food, without all the problems. Finally, a method of growing food that is reliable (and I mean bomb proof). It also produces an abundance of food and is easy to understand.
Go to Starbucks and ask for grounds: Sprinkle used grounds around plants before rain or watering, for a slow-release nitrogen. * Add to compost piles to increase nitrogen balance. Coffee filters and tea bags break down rapidly during composting.