As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, 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.

This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, 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.

Everything you ever needed to know about starting a garden. Like what to plant with what and when to plant what.

The Most Brilliant Cheat Sheet To Gardening We've Ever Seen

Everything you ever needed to know about starting a garden. Like what to plant with what and when to plant what.

Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer via Redbook

4 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer via Redbook

Cornmeal - Natural Weed Killer - 9 Ways to a No-Weeds Garden - Bob Vila

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

Egg shell dust for your garden! I have used this for 2 years and my soil is so much healthier.

Egg shell dust for your garden! I have used this for 2 years and my soil is so much healthier.

yellowing leavings, dying plants, plants turning yellow, gardening, green thumb, organic gardening, gardening tips, house plant gardening, house plants, plant growing tips, infographics, reader submission, safer brand

INFOGRAPHIC: Why are my plants turning yellow?

yellowing leavings, dying plants, plants turning yellow, gardening, green thumb, organic gardening, gardening tips, house plant gardening, house plants, plant growing tips, infographics, reader submission, safer brand

We show you how to protect your garden from annoying pests. There are many simple ways to prevent little animals and bugs from ruining your harvest.

Uprooting Garden Pests

We show you how to protect your garden from annoying pests. There are many simple ways to prevent little animals and bugs from ruining your harvest.

When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

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