Submerge pots to control growth of spreading plants/herbs.

Creating a Buried Pot Garden

herb garden in sunken pots. keeps it nice and organized and keeps the herbs from spreading like crazy.like the sunken pot idea for the front flower bed.

This site is AWESOME.  photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower. One of the best I've seen.

Mixed Container Solutions: This site is AWESOME. photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flower. One of the best I've seen.

Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.

Best of 10 Uses for Common Household Products

Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.

sunflowers!

Sunset field of sunflower, Buenos Aires, Argentina.when we were in Poland there would be fields of sunflowers just like this picture. It's amazing how large they grow!

Water Garden - no soil required!

Container Garden Ideas for Any Household

Water Garden Creating a container water garden is one of many cool ways to beat the summer heat. These plants need sun but they don't require soil because they get their nutrients from water. Brilliant idea from Martha Stewart! by planterresource

veggies

The Basics of Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Originally created by horticulturists keen to add interest to their gardens, this recipe couldn’t be easier. You’ll need several handfuls of moss, 12oz of buttermilk or a can of beer and a teaspoon of sugar. Mix in a blender until liquid and paint on the wall. Spray daily as it grows, as moss thrives when moist

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Grow words on a wall with moss! Put moss, buttermilk, and sugar in a blender, then paint on wall, spray daily with water. Could be fun on the side of the garage to do our house number.

Passion flower

Passion flower - natural art in the garden We have these in the yard. The vines go everywhere-lol! The fruit is delish. We have to pollinate them ourselves with a feather since there are only a few bees here on Oahu.

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