How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic!

How to Grow Garlic

Soap Deli News: How to Grow Garlic Did you know that one clove or bulb of garlic, when planted, can produce up to an additional twenty cloves? So instead of tossing out your garlic that's started to sprout, plant it instead!

This is so neat! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden! AND it emails you reminders!! I love this!

Enter your zip code & it gives you a week by week calendar when to start seeds for your area. No Canada, I Use Sweet Grass Planting Calendar Zip code: 59484

garden sign

Sign for the garden. too funny. Perfect sign some I have a black thumb

Starting Seeds… with a 2-liter bottle! (diy greenhouse)    What you’ll need        Clear 2-liter soda bottle      Small flowerpot      Potting soil      Seeds      Saucer      Craft stick marker    Helpful Tip: Consider planting herbs, such as parsley and basil, that can be transplanted outside once the weather warms

Spring Craft Ideas Easy & Fun Spring Crafts and Projects are simple for kids and adults inspired by color and flowers. Spring Craft Ideas Easy & Fun Spring Crafts and Projects puts them in the mood .

Growing Tomatoes - Linked to Incurable Gardening Addiction... lots of great tomato growing info here

Growing tomatoes “Italian grandfather style”—‘Sweet Cluster’ salad tomatoes trained to one leader and spiralled up a stake. @ its-a-green-li.

A Simple Do It Yourself Soil Test Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

You can test your own soil! Take two separate cups and add your soil sample to each. In one add vinegar and the other add some water, stir and add baking soda. If nothing at all happens your soil is some what PH balanced.

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

wine boxes - free at any local liquor store.such a great idea for a raised garden!SO many other great ideas for the home with wine boxes!

Want a plant to brighten a dull corner of your yard? This may be it! There hasn't been this much buzz about a plant in years! People have been clamouring for a re-blooming lilac for years and 'Bloomerang' delivers with a dense, compact plant with an intense mid May bloom followed by more deliciously fragrant bloom cones throughout the summer and fall, and it attracts butterflies, too! Mature ht 1.5 m (4 to 5 ft).

Want a plant to brighten a dull corner of your yard? Intense blooms beginning in May and continuing throughout the summer and fall, and it attracts butterflies, too! Mature ht m to 5 ft).

Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:

Nesting Box Herbs - Chicken Aromatherapy

Fresh/dried herbs in nesting boxes work as insecticides & have anti-bacterial properties & can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants.

Picture yourself in a forest where almost everything around you is food. Fruit and nut trees form an open canopy.  Food-bearing shrubs fill the gaps. Assorted native wildflowers, wild edibles, herbs, and perennial vegetables thickly cover the ground. These plants can be food or medicine, attract beneficial insects, birds, and butterflies, act as soil builders,etc. Vines climb  with fruit hanging through the foliage. These plants support one another. This is an edible forest garden."

Picture yourself in a forest where almost everything around you is food. Fruit and nut trees form an open canopy. Food-bearing shrubs fill the gaps. Assorted native wildflowers, wild edibles, herbs, and perennial vegetables thickly cover the ground.

Homemade grow box self-watering Urban Gardening Part 1

Homemade grow box self-watering Urban Gardening Part Is that a laundry basket in a tote? That would be such a cool winter project for school. PVC PIPE FOR DEEP WATERING!

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