Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. A very functional patio plant.

Mosquito Grass

must try.Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

Cucumber Teepee

Cucumber TeePee by veggiegardener: Secret hiding place :) Neat idea for my raised beds.

Tips for making big and beautiful hanging containers

Create an Elegant Hanging Basket Tips for making big and beautiful hanging containers - Heather McCain tidies up a basket of "Supertunia" trailing petunias.

How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from this cut.

How to cut herbs - for basil don't pluck leaves off, instead trim stem. Leave two sets of leaves on stem (leaves grow in pairs across from each other). Cut immediately above the second set of leaves from the ground. Plant will then grow new branches from

Grow your own celery from your remains from the store. Just chop off the base and plant. One week of growth shown in photo.

A new bunch of celery. Works with green onions too. Grow your own celery from your remains from the store. Just chop of the base and plant. One week of growth shown in photo.

birdhouse old teapot spout down (water drains)

Old teapot turned spout down (which will make sure any water drains) in the garden for bird nests.clever art in the garden. "BEST GARDEN IDEA EVER.looking for chipped teapots @ garage sales now!

Epsom Salt / Green Gardening  Why Epsom Salt works well

Epsom Salt / Green Gardening Why Epsom Salt works well For potted plants, simply dissolve 2 tablespoons per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month – although it is safe to do this as often as desired.

Herbs in willow baskets.

Spring Sensory Overload...

Herbs in Willow Basket Planters. Shallow rooted herbs are great for pretty container gardens

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How to Choose Plants for Outdoor Containers. Planting in containers is a good idea for those who lack space and time for regular gardens. Maybe you want to use plants in pots to decorate your porch or patio. Since many plants over-winter.

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