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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.

Growing Cucumbers

Some tips for growing cucumbers. Remember cucumbers are heavy feeders so be sure to feed them often. I use a weak solution of miracle grow or the generic/store brand weekly. Cucumbers need lots of rich soil, lots of manure and heat and water.

How to Make A Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower with Annuals

How to Make a Terracotta Pot Flower Tower with Annuals

How to Make A Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower (or Crooked Tower) with Annuals - Perfect for limited spaces - an apartment or condo; home w/ small or no yard; deck, patio, porch or outside front door. Works well with fragrant herbs or a mix of flowers & herbs

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

Kids' Gardening

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 beet

15 Fabulous Ways To Add a Bit of Whimsy To Your Garden

15 Fabulous Ways To Add a Bit of Whimsy To Your Garden

Learn how to add whimsy to your garden to take away the boring blahs, and to make your garden a place people want to come back to! - Garden Tips and Tricks

This site is AWESOME.  photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower. One of the best I've seen.

Mixed Container Solutions: This site is AWESOME. photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower. One of the best I've seen.

Watering can fountain.

Watering Can Waterfall Fountain. Just need an outdoor pump, some tubing, and watering cans. this is the basic idea of filtering water through drums to save

Another pinner wrote Do Not Forget door hanger - Great gift! Too bad I don't have a doorknob like this on our front door and Conner would get into all of this. I need mine up higher!

Grab a container and plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.    To fill a container that's 12 inches in diameter and 12 to 14 inches deep, you'll want about 9 crocus, 7 tulip, and 5 daffodil bulbs.

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

do in the fall plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.

Arbor over garage doors?

This would actually be a "front yard" project but I like the look of the arbor over garage doors. Could do matching Arbor in side yard for curb appeal.

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground.how clever and biodegradable. // Great idea, but my kids already like to eat dirt. Putting it in an ice cream cone is just asking for trouble.

How to Grow Asparagus

How to Grow Asparagus, Asparagus, Growing Asparagus, Planting Asparagus

Most rewarding big garden project we undertook. How to Grow Asparagus, Asparagus, Growing Asparagus, Planting Asparagus

drought tolerant ground cover

Ground Cover Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.

Old lamp bird baths

Recycled Lamp birdbaths This is made from an old lamp base and a fancy scalloped ceiling fixture bowl. Whoever buys this will have their birds drinking and bathing in style and elegance

Quick Guide :)

This handy little chart lets you know when to start seeds indoors as well as when to plant outdoor. Five things you will need if youre planting seeds for the first time -- GazetteXtra

tea pot garden

Teapots Flowers

This is a lovely idea. I love tea pots, but obviously have no reason to have tons of them. But for plants, woo! I can buy all the secondhand teapots and put plants in them :D

Don't do the dishes!

Adorable 'Less Dishes' Mothers Day Gift Idea with printable tag.cute idea to bring along for a picnic!