Cool idea, succulents in PVC add height
I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!
How to root hydrangea cuttings.
plant a peach tree from pit: remove pit...no flesh and dry 3-4 days, crack pit open and remove seed, place in ziptop bag 1/2 closed until ready to start, add 1 inch water-seal and place back in frig 2-3 hrs, add soil until moist-seal-back in frig(30-40degrees F) for 5-6 weeks, remove to planter when seedling appears
Home made Miracle Grow - 1 Tbsp. Epsom salt & 1 Tbsp. sugar
Alternative Gardening: Using a pallet as a garden bed ~ the secret ingredient is landscape cloth!
Gallon of water, 1 chopped onion add to gal of water. let it sit under the sun for 3days and spray it over your veg plants, n flowers to keep bugs from eating the leaves. I personally used it on the lawn and around the windows n doors to keep the bugs n mosquitoes away and it worked. I read this in magazine from old sturbridge village. Cant recall what year
DIY hanging tomato planter
Caramel Apple Truffles -- An easy fall treat!
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas...some really really good ideas, though a few might need some tweaking. #Gardens #Container_Gardening #Garden_Decor #Garden_Decor_Ideas #Garden_Design
Moringa tree for purifying water and nutrition
Growing Potatoes In Containers | Homestead Survivalist
Seed starting in toilet paper rolls! I used to think toilet paper roll crafts were silly. Now I have a roommate who uses almost a roll a day on her make up and $%*t I think I might give this a try.
Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers ~~ Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.
Baking soda neutralizes the PH in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall
25 No/Low Cost Garden Tools.
This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.
Homestead Survival: Greenhouse space saver plus milk carton recycle, I can see strawberries and would be pretty easy to cover with netting to keep the birds out of them. Pallet for frame?
So cool!! I never knew this! When a cucumber is taken from the vine let it be cut with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division and on each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.
what plants should go near each other
DIY Drip Irrigation System, Made from Plastic Bottles. The 'system' is super simple. All we have to do is grab some 2-liter plastic bottles, punch 2 holes into the sides and 2 into the bottom, and plant said bottles next to our plants. Fill them with water and our plants will get that slow watering they prefer. For more information about the project, visit Fine Craft Guild.
This is great! Cheap starter-pots that you don't have to store from year to year.