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DIY: HOW TO BUILD YOUR OWN CHICKEN FEEDER AND WATERER

Great idea for the veg garden: all you need is PVC, a drill, and a hose.

Cucamelon!

coffee grounds as fertilizers for tomato plants

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.

old windows make a sweet miniature greenhouse

Tomato growing: The next thing that goes into the hole are a couple of aspirin tablets and some crushed chicken egg shells. The aspirin is to help jump start the plant's immune system. I'll put three or four crushed egg shells into the hole as well. The eggs supply a nice calcium boost, which will help prevent blossom end rot, that nasty brown patch on the bottom of tomatoes that lack calcium (the fish head bone

Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with this trellis, they’re perfect companions! Use this slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting. Western red cedar frame and sturdy plastic mesh. 48" square.

Mix used coffee grounds with crushed dry egg shells and tomato plant blossoms won't rot.

For the Deck- Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant, plus, the leaves make a great healthy tea, and the cut up stems are great in Thai dishes, like Tom Lum (coconut milk) soup.

Sunflower by Pamela Nocentini

Sunflower by Pamela Nocentini

Plants that clean air "This means these types of houseplants may just decrease your risk of cancers, asthma, allergies, auto-immune disorders and other diseases."

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

Pruning tomato plants: how & when to do it- Pruning tomato plants can maximize the number, size, & flavor of your tomatoes. Warm up your pinching fingers & your garden clippers & find out how a little trim can mean bigger, tastier fruit.

Potatoes in a Sack - Yields are higher and it saves space in the garden.

who knew? blueberries thrive in container gardens!

Cool idea for a water garden instead of putting in a pond. Can even have fish!

pin 4 the future: Royal Empress Tree...grows 10-15 ft per year. 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.

Mosquito-repelling plants for your deck.-- I need to remember for next summer!

When planting tomatoes, put a couple crushed aspirin along with eggshells under plants.

Regrowing celery

Cute!

DIY cold frames

Foraging: 19 edible plants found in North America.