Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors :)

11 Fragrant Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Plant a garden full of mosquito repelling plants so you can actually enjoy being outdoors :) Citronella Lemon Balm Catnip Marigolds Basil Lavender Peppermint Garlic Pennyroyal Rosemary Geranium

From lemon seeds. Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

Planting Lemon Seeds: Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

Calling all porches! This shade-loving mix is just for you!  Ingredients: White Queen Caladiums, Whopper Begonia, Variegated Creeping Fig  by Carmen Johnston Gardens

Decorated Container Ideas ~ Calling all porches! This shade-loving mix is just for you! Ingredients: White Queen Caladiums, Whopper Begonia, Variegated Creeping Fig by Carmen Johnston Gardens

Lemongrass is a fabulous addition to your recipes and surprisingly easy to grow! You can even propagate it from cuttings.

Lemongrass - How to Grow it and Use it

Love my lemongrass plant! Lemongrass is a fabulous addition to your recipes and surprisingly easy to grow! You can even propagate it from cuttings.

Glass Table Top Turned into a garden water fountain. Get 5 more Creative Ideas for Upcycled Water Features

From ‘Central Texas Gardener‘, learn how Elayne Lansford made this glass table top into a water wall! we need to head out to the thrift store to look for an old patio table! Good instructions and step (Diy Step Garden)

#pottery #planters #pots #containers Sansevieria,Tradescantia pallida 'Purple Queen' and Dichondra 'Silver Falls' at the home of landscape designer Nick McCullough

Plants shown here: Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’ (silver ponysfoot), Tradescantia pallida ‘Pink Stripe’ (spiderwort), and Sansevieria trifasciata (mother-in-law’s tongue). Building Container Combos- Garden Design Magazine by Nick McCullough

Plants That Are Good to Plant Near Tomato Plants to Prevent Insects

Plants That Are Good to Plant Near Tomato Plants to Prevent Insects

Plants That Are Good to Plant Near Tomato Plants to Prevent Insects Basil, Chives, Petunia. French Marigold, and more.

Self Watering Containers #ishApproved //Just tried with a basil plant we bought at the store. Very easy to make - 10 min project from start to finish! :)

Self Watering Containers

How To Grow An Avocado Tree

The next time you eat an avocado or use one in a recipe, save the stone or pit. Planting your own avocado tree is fun and easy. It is a perfect task for all ages - for the garden, for indoors, and also makes a great project for class or at home!

killing weeds with vinegar.  HERBICIDE! cheap, undiluted, store-brand white vinegar that you buy at the grocery store for less than $3 a gallon is a POWERFUL all-natural herbicide. (So be careful not to accidentally splash it on plants you want to keep around!) with a teaspoon of dish soap it works even better!

How To Make An Easy 2-Ingredient Weed Killing Spray

2 cups vinegar, 2 TB lemon juice concentrate, 1 oz rubbing alcohol, 2 tsp dish soap - dilute with water. Put in spray bottle and use on a sunny day. Be careful of over-spray. This works!

The right way to make pruning cuts to stimulate growth where you want it. | Illustration: Elizabeth Traynor | thisoldhouse.com

Shrub Pruning Dos and Don'ts

Shrub Pruning Dos and Don'ts Not sure how to shape up the shrubs in your yard? Here, proper pruning fixes for five common problems.

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