Growing asparagus. Perennial vegetable = only plant once! Good companions: rhubarb, strawberry, horseradish.

Perennial Vegetables: Grow More Food With Less Work

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Smoke bush - this is a wonderful bush for the garden. The blooms are very airy, thus the name smoke bush. Also changes colors with the seasons. Highly drought tolerant, tree/shrub

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Great color combo sweet potato vines and purple petunias

AKCollection: Backyard Ideas

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plants that repel misquitos

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ornamental kale

Ornamental kale

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Becky Daisy, or Shasta Daisy is a showy, profusely blooming, easily cultivated perennial which flowers from July to September, growing 2 -3' tall with flower heads 3-4" in diameter. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=r550#AllImages #Daisies

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Rinse vegetables right out in the garden and then use the water on the plants. Could possibly make something like this with a tub & basket from the dollar store?

Tubtrug Colander

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How to Propagate Basil

How to Propagate Basil

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Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.

Jewel Tones - oBaz

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Tips for Growing Watermelon at Home - thelinkssite.com

Growing Watermelon at Home The Links Site

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planting to repel mosquitoes

11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

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How to Turn Hydrangeas Pink or Blue | In My Own Style

How to Turn Hydrangeas Pink or Blue | In My Own Style

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Year Round Tulips - Home and Garden Design... I have done this and it works!!

How to Force Tulip Bulbs in Water - Sand and Sisal

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Plant marigolds around tomato plants to prevent nematodes

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bougainvillea tree. They do well in hot, dry areas, like Texas, Florida, and Arizona. LOVELY. Maybe once we move out of state?.... love these...

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. Controlling Pests in your Garden #Nice_Garden_Pests_Control #Garden_Pests_Control #Best_Garden_Pests_Control

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Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil. @Marisa ...

Crushed egg shells in the garden

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How to cut edges for flowerbeds via Funky Junk Interiors

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Charming Curves...mulch keeps weeds down and conserves moisture. Curved flowerbed border. Plants chosen in mostly similar hues. Round paving stones lead visitors through the grass border. Hardscape structures - tall birdhouse adds whimsy with function.

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Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame

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5 tips for growing beautiful hydrangeas.

5 Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas

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Know your soil - do a Mason Jar Soil Test..

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Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants.

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5 Easy Steps to Composting I'm ready to get started! Plus, who doesn't love recycling kitchen scraps into garden gold?

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Mini greenhouse ~ Cut the bottom off a gallon milk jug and when a cold snap is in the forecast, place the jug over your plant, to keep warm in early Spring and Fall. Lots of other 25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools

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