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Gardens and Gardening Tips
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For another take on repurposing milk jugs, build a tiered planter. It doubles as a space-saving garden solution that will look at home in any greenhouse.
This DIY planter actually lets you start seeds in the winter! The plastic will act as a greenhouse, keeping the soil warm, even if it's snowing.
Repurpose two-liter bottles into self-watering planters for a low-maintenance way to start seeds indoors.
While you can't place this option right into your garden, it's a much cheaper solution to store-bought seedling starters, plus you can reuse them.
Wrap your newspaper around a soup container to get the right shape, forming cups to hold seedlings.
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Recycled Newspaper Pots to start your seedlings off. Good idea for when I run out of toilet paper rolls!
Make your own Recycled Newspaper Pots. Plant your seeds and then plant the entire pot when you are ready!!
Cottage Hill: Recycled Newspaper Pots. Cheaper and easier than buying the peat moss ones from a gardening store.
Recycled Newspaper Pots - Plant on Earth Day for Mother's Day
Newspaper Starter Pots Sturdy Recycled Newspaper Pots Tutorial (“Origami Fold”)
Newspaper pots for seeds. Start planning the garden today.
Recycled Newspaper Pots - never have to buy planting pots again.
These cute biodegradable pots combine two of our favorite summer activities—eating too much ice cream and spending time in our gardens.
These emptied toilet paper tubes with brown packing paper wrapped around them are cute enough to gift to friends if too many sprouts start popping up.
Turn a lemon or orange rind into a seedling starter that can be planted right in the ground. The peel will compost into the soil, adding nutrients to the plants as they grow.
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S wie Sommer ... G wie Garten ... Instructions for growing a lemon tree. Great activity for kids! Start a seedling in a lemon peel, then plant the whole thing! Brilliant.
Citrus Peel Starter Pot For Seedlings: Place one seedling per peel with some soil, Grapefruit, orange or lemon peels are all good choices. Eventually the whole thing can be transplanted into the garden, as the peels will compost directly into the soil & nourish the plants as they grow.
Use a hollowed-out lemon (or other citrus) to start seedlings, then plant the entire thing in the ground. The peel will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.
Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow. - If only I had a green thumb...
seedlingpot Garden Hack: A Citrus Peel Starter Pot For Seedlings. Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.
Just because they're disposable doesn't mean they're trash—K-Cups are actually more reusable than you might think. Turn them into seedling starters!
Don't throw out those empty eggshells after making breakfast—put some soil in them! Eggs are a great source of calcium for plants, too.
7 Tips for Creating Your Very Own "She Shed"
Placing your she shed in a secluded spot and surrounding it with grassy plants, vines, and flowers helps create a tranquil vibe.
There are no rules when it comes to creating the perfect backyard she shed—it's all about you being you.
As a wedding gift one husband transformed a neglected potting shed into a greenhouse "she shed" with a tempered-glass roof.
See How This Neglected Potting Shed Was Turned Into a Glamorous "She Shed"
From picking the right flowers to decorating your garden shed, here are all the gardening tips and tricks you need to know to create a beautiful backyard.
If you want to keep your strawberries from taking over your garden, keep them in a small space with a large container.
Cut the bottoms of your leftover yogurt containers—they're perfect for protecting seedlings from spring weather.