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How to root hydrange Flowers Garden Love

Just A Little Something For The Deck That We Threw Together in under an hour...LOVE IT

Easy to make magnolia wreath made from a dollar store frame!

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Baking soda neutralizes the pH in soil so nothing will grow there. Use baking soda around edges of flower beds to keep grass & weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring & fall.

How to Growing Rose From Cutting

Terra-cotta Pot tower: plant a whole herb garden in one tower: rosemary + sage + parsley + thyme + oregano + basil + chives + mint

Lavender Hidcote - easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun - normal garden soil ... forms mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide ... drought-tolerant hardy perennial ... extremely fragrant foliage

Great idea - paint pebbles with glow in the dark paint to mark your walkway

Valentine Rose - nearly thornless, scarlet red, 3 ft, shrub,no scent or hips, not affected by heat, insects, or disease, planted 2/ 2010

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.

How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Garden

I did not know this! Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!

Cut a hole in the seat of an old chair and place a pot of wave petunias

Slip clean straw below pumpkins and winter squash to keep them from rotting and to put them out of reach of soil-dwelling insects.

Got Weeds? Use Vinegar: Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 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. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

homemade weed killer. Simple to make, no harsh chemicals, and will cost less then you will pay in the store for something similar. Mix 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar, 1/4 c table salt and 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap and pour into a spray bottle. Then just spray weeds thoroughly.

Raised Garden Bed Tutorial! Do digging required! LOVE IT!

Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks edging a garden.

A better way to grow strawberries and other hanging fruits and berries is to use growing boxes or tubes elevated off of the ground. You can even grow them at waist or chest level for easier growing, tending and picking. No more rotting caused by laying upon the ground while developing.

My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. 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...works for tomato plants too.

Terra Cotta Mod Podge Pots

Watch your veggies grow! (A great way to teach kids how vegetables grow).

2-liter Soda Bottles have several great uses! If you cut the bottom off, you can use them to cover seedlings like mini greenhouses (or cloches). They also protect them from frost, wind, and strong rain.

Growing strawberries (Or any plants!) from a gutter hung on the fence

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground....how clever, biodegradable