The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely. We just use kitchen scissors to cut what we need for meals. I periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.

Fire glass produces more heat than real wood, and is also environmentally friendly. There is no smoke, it’s odorless and doesn’t produce ash. You are able to stay toasty warm without cutting down trees and the specially formulated glass crystals give off no toxic deposit.

Fire glass produces more heat than real wood, environmentally friendly. 0 smoke, odorless and doesn’t produce ash. You are able to stay toasty warm without cutting down trees and the specially formulated glass crystals give off no toxic deposit.

Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it.  Read how here, and see the before and after pictures.  learned about this in winter gardening class and the teacher has done it for years.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, ½ cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar.

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.

weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.

Use rope lights as a bedding border. It’s waterproof and inexpensive! Love this and so pretty :-)

Solar rope lights in the garden. I LOVE this idea, it can be used in a number of of different uses in the yard, high lighting the path to the front and back doors. lighting up the gazebo (or any focus point in your yard that will make a comfortable area t

Great idea for beans! You can pick inside and out too - the shade created inside would be a perfect place to sow salad crops too thus utilising the space.  Definitely adopting this for my garden.

Pole Bean Tepee Hideaway

Grow your own tee pee! Maybe add a hanging plant from the top and do climbing peas around the bottom. Or do morning glories and have a tee pee of flowers! Or mix the peas and morning glories together.

These wood templates will save you a lot of time making evenly-spaced planting holes.

These wood templates will save you a lot of time making evenly-spaced planting holes. These wood templates will save you a lot of time making evenly-spaced planting holes.

Anise Hyssop (attracts bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies); drought tolerant & native

Top Plants for Your Butterfly Garden

Anise hyssop Agastache foeniculum Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: Grow it with: Black-eyed Susan for a dazzling blue-and-yellow combo of easy-care plants.

Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms. WORKS BEAUTIFULLY.

Good for flower bed- Lay down a thick layer of CARDBOARD in your raised garden beds to kill the grass. It is perfectly safe to use and will fully decompose, but not before killing any grass below it. They’ll also provide compost and food for worms.

Pathway with Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint. @ Home DIY Remodeling

"Glow In The Dark Pathway." GENIUS…Line a pathway with rocks painted in glow in the dark paint. During the day they “charge” in the sun and in the evening they reflect the stored light. Rust-Oleum Glow in the Dark Brush-on Paint.

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