Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design) Wonder if this would work?
Done in 5 minutes - Easy way to have herbs in the kitchen! Line the bottom of a mason jar with glass beads or marbles, then layer in potting mix, & then add the plant, & top with more glass beads. The photo shows Alyssum & Rosemary.
Weed-Be-Gone Recipe: 1 gallon of vinegar, 2 cups epson salts, cup dish soap. I prefer this recipe over the conventional alternative because it is all-natural and doesn't contain insecticides that would kill pollinators that I am trying to attract.
Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) - Mixed - Shrub Buddleja davidii - These fragrant butterfly bushes in 3 fabulous colours will attract plenty of butterflies to the garden. The varieties: Royal Red, White Profusion and Empire Blue. I LOVE this bush!