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Grow It

"I go home and grow food from dirt" African prisoner set free "To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves"- Gandhi

Grow It

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Tip for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering

101 Gardening: Tips for growing squash

square foot garden using free milk crates!

My Free Square Foot Garden |


DIY Vertical Pallet Garden

paintstick garden markers

Gardening with Epsom Salt

Wouldn't hurt to try this: Non toxic tomato worm control . Another pinner said: I don't remember where I learned this, but I've been using this method for 30 yrs and it really works. Get yourself an old jar & poke holes in the lid. Fill the jar with plain white flour and sprinkle it liberally over your tomatoes. I've never had an issue with horn worms or other pests with this. I also use it on cabbage & broccoli with good luck.

Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

onions planted in a repurposed plastic jug

seedlings in egg cartons.

Got Pallets? Hate weeding? Dont feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing!

Quick Reference For Companion Planting

How to Build a Super Easy Garden Box in about 30 minutes. Very inexpensive too!

Natural bug spray for the garden. 1 gallon of water 2 cups of Dawn soap 2 cups of plain listerine type mouthwash 1 tsp cayenne pepper Mix together, put in a spray bottle. 10 Steps to Organic Gardening


how to prepare a sweet potato for planting!

Grow carrots in a 2 liter soda bottle.


DIY how to grow an avocado tree.

Ten vegetables you can grow in part-shade ... definitely going to have to do this in the chicken yard and under the pecan trees (part sun)

An avocado tree

hay bales cold frame

your sanity

6 Air Purifying House Plants 1. Bamboo Palm: it removes formaldahyde and acts as a natural humidifier. 2. Snake Plant:absorbs nitrogen oxides and formaldahyde. 3. Areca Palm: best air purifying plants 4. Spider Plant: removing carbon monoxide and other toxins or impurities, formaldahyde 5. Peace Lillies remove formaldahyde and trichloroethylene and molds. 6. Gerbera Daisy: remove benzene from the air, improve sleep by absorbing carbon dioxide and giving off more oxygen over night.