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Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basilmakes tomatoes even tastier.
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Plants help other plants grow. Marigolds help tomatoes & roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash & broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles & oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses & corn. Chives make carrots sweeter. Basil makes tomatoes even tastier.
~Companion Planting~ Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basilmakes tomatoes even tastier.
Raised garden beds... -- I think we will be doing this along the front of the house this year. It will definitely provide more space for growing veggies.
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corrugated metal raised garden beds
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Raised garden beds... -- This would be neat as planter boxes.
This, for the flower beds along the back patio and maybe as a faux retaining wall along the fences, for raised beds.
Planter beds complete
Make A Small Garden And Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes
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HOW TO GROW 100 LBS OF POTATOES IN 4 SQUARE FEET
100 lbs of potatoes in small space.
A space saving method of growing potatoes. Perfect for small gardens.
Make A Small Garden And Grow 100 Pounds Of Potatoes - Find Fun Art Projects to Do at Home and Arts and Crafts Ideas
5 Best container garden vegetables. Great idea can grow on deck away from our friendly deer.
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Container vegetable gardening.
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5 Best container garden vegetables. Great vegs that can grow on a deck. “Bush Slicer” cucumber, “Astia” zucchini squash, “Pot of Gold” chard, "Jade Gem” lettuce and“Rolande” bush beans.
diy herb garden--turn a hanging fruit basket into an herb garden and other cool ideas
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Hanging Vertical Garden Planter ... short of space & think you don't have room for a veggie or herb garden? This is such an easy solution. Try a tiered hanging basket & fill with an edible 'pick & pluck' salad garden: lettuces, rocket, leafy greens, strawberries & herbs are good choices. | The Micro Gardener
Hanging vegetable garden. I have a hanging basket like this and may try growing nasturtiums, violas, chamomile, and mint in it this year. That would free up some space in my very limited herb garden space!
Hanging Herb Garden perfect for an indoor starter in a sunny window. This is something I've been planning on doing for awhile. I even have the hanging basket and the moss. Just need the herbs.
Hanging basket kitchen herb garden
Hanging Garden Idea.
Recycling an old wire basket with an hanging herb garden. A great way to recycle.
cool hanging herb garden idea!
DIY: Build this fire pit for $30! Super simple project!
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diy firepit for $30 - back patio idea
diy firepit for $30 - Great idea. this is our weekend project!
DIY firepit for $30...This is such a good idea! Use old fire pit to make a much nicer one.
Great idea for outdoor fire pit.
Idea for a backyard fire pit
Only cost $42 to make! Dig a 2ft deep hole four feet around. Purchase 25 4x4x12 pavers and 12 flagstone pavers. Put two bags of 3/4" river rock in the bottom.
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backyard fire pit. Dig a 2ft deep hole four feet around. Purchase 25 4x4x12 pavers and 12 flagstone pavers. put two bags of 3/4" river rock in the bottom.
In ground fire pit - Maybe we should do this with our firepit
In Ground Stone Fire Pit
Stone in ground fire pit for the back yard. This one won't be a big mosquito breeding mess!
Cool firepit! Only cost $42 to make!!! Dig a 2ft deep hole four feet around. Purchase 25 4x4x12 pavers and 12 flagstone pavers. put two bags of 3/4" river rock in the bottom. YES to fire pit!!!
In ground fire pit, rustic, slab rock rocksmith landscape design and construction (jordan smith) | granite fire pit
#DIY garden boxes
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building lasagna raised bed garden. Use this idea to fill any frame for raised garden.
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building lasagna raised bed garden boxes. I should really do this with the garden! <3
building lasagna raised bed garden. C.J. Hall says: this is a good visual, though I've seen variations on what to put in the layers. If some composted material is available, these gardens can create fast gardening beds when time is crucial.
building lasagna raised bed garden Lasagna Gardening rocks! I've done one bed and It was pretty easy. Are these raised beds made of twigs?
Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.
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Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her raised garden bed design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.
Build Your Own Raised Beds - Vegetable Gardener
Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (& materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.
Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her garden - raised bed design and materials, along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.
What a great idea for a raised bed!!!
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Galvanized steel raised bed - another great raised garden bed idea. For when I can actually grow stuff outside again!
Raised garden bed with corrugated metal
raised garden beds | Raised bed gardens both beautiful and practical
galvanized steel raised bed garden ideas
from lemon seeds
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Grow lemon plants. Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.
Plant lemon seeds. Lemon leaves smell so good. I can use the seeds from the lemons I grow on my lemon tree.
Planting lemon seeds.... Lemon leaves smell so good. - Gardening Ideas With The Green Thumb
Lemon plant air freshener grown from lemon seeds = 1. Soak lemons seeds overnight 2. Gently remove outer layer of seeds 3. Put back into water as you prepare soil. 4. Plant lemon seeds in a circle pattern. 5. Place small pebbles on top of seeds 6. Water occasionally. Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.
build a fire pit
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outdoor fire pit. I love the look of this one - in the grass. I also love the Adirondack chair.
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Contemporary Outdoor Fire Pit Designs – Luxury Backyard Fire Pits
Build your own backyard bbq pit. I really like this design.
Cheap Landscaping Ideas For Back Yard | How to Build a Fire Pit | This Old House
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up cycle Old Tires Planters flower beds
Used tire planters!
recycle tires / flowerpots
Old Tires Planters- great gardening idea!
Color with purpose. Recycled tire planter. Definately the best use for old tires I've seen!
Total time: 15 minutes!
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Old Tire planter step by step. Weekend project
Recycled tire planter
Reuse! Recycle! Use old tires for giant planters!
DIY it's easier than you think. Make your own Flower Planter.
DIY - tire planter
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Old tire flower pot.
Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time
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PLANTING GUIDE ~~ Timetable for growing veggies, flowers, herbs, etc. I like this a lot because it leads you from Step A - ideal time to start the plant indoors to Step B - ideal time to transplant it outdoors.
I want my own vegetable garden: Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time
Veggie and Herb Garden Planting Chart.
handy planting chart teaches you when to plant seeds indoors and when to transplant them outdoors
Can't wait to start my veggie and herb garden!! Let's hope I have a green thumb!
Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time: "ambitious gardeners are starting to think about seed starting. For new or nongardeners, seed starting is just that: tucking the little guys into a special seed starting mix, popping them under artificial light, and, in many cases, applying heat..." / Mar 5 '12
for the deck
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DIY Mosquito Catcher | Homemade mosquito traps – Natural mosquito repellents
I have to try this out and see if it works this summer ...or at the rate we're going, in a couple weeks! Homemade mosquito trap out of a soda bottle, simple syrup and yeast
DIY Mosquito trap- good for about 2 weeks... then replace ingredients. Supplies: 1 2 liter soda bottle a sharp knife black paper tape candy thermometer Take a 2 liter soda bottle. Cut off the top right below where it starts to narrow for the top, invert and place inside the lower half. Make a simple sugar syrup. Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 cups cool water 1 tsp. active dry yeast
looks easy enough?
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Pallet patio deck (with garden)
Pallet deck with garden. I LOVE all of the pallet ideas.
Colorful garden deck and display wall and "planter" space made from wooden pallets
Deck, Garden: 35 uses for old pallets #garden #deck
WOOD PALLETS PROJECTS GARDEN | Use some old pallets to build up a lounge corner in your garden! The ...
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back door herb garden, you can start some herbs inside by simply placing a cutting in a container of water...it takes a few weeks & you'll see it's roots. start rosemary, oregano, marjoram, basil & mint too, create several new plants this way. taking cuttings and rooting them for replanting inside, start them in pots soon
back door herb garden idea for small spaces.
Top 6 cost effective veggies to grow.
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Top 6 most cost effective vegetables to grow. Eartheasy Blog.
6 most cost-effective veggies to plant in your garden. Tomatoes, Lettuce, Bell Peppers, Garlic, Winter Squash, and Broccoli
Homestead Survival: 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow
Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 19th, 2011 If you are growing vegetables in the hope of saving money, here are some suggestions for crops which have delivered real cost savings for us…
6 Cost Effective Veggies to Grow
Jamie Oliver and BH
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"Food Revolution Garden"... Great starter garden ideas for our garden next summer ;)
Jamie Oliver kids garden plan
Jamie Oliver + Better Homes & Gardens' "Food Revolution Garden"... 12x8 garden layout
A Backyard Vegetable Garden Plan For An 8 X 12 Garden, designed by Jamie Oliver (the chef) and Better Homes and Gardens, and designed to be kid friendly. This is part of The Food Revolution Garden project, encouraging people to grow their own to eat better in tough economic times. (the design is much easier to see/read at this website)
Better Homes & Gardens and Jamie Oliver have partnered up to bring you the Food Revolution Garden, an 8x12' colorful and yummy veggie garden designed to engage kids. It's a great layout for those new to veggie gardening, too!
Seed sowing in the snow.
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DIY mini green houses for seed starting using 1 gallon water or milk jugs I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter-Sowing.” Winter-sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:
Too late for this year... or is it? Mini greenhouses made from milk cartons!
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, I start my summer garden in December and January, using a neat trick called “Winter sowing.” Winter sowing is an outdoor method of seed germination (invented by Trudi Davidoff) which requires just two things: miniature greenhouses (made from recycled milk jugs) and Mother Nature. You can winter-sow your way to a beautiful garden, too…for pennies. Here’s how:
winter sowing - mini greenhouses made with milk jugs
When to plant
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Planting Chart - I don't have a very green thumb so I'll need this for our future garden!
When to plant and transplant seedlings
When to plant seedlings - a reference chart
When to Plant Vegetables Reference Chart: Here’s a handy chart to help you determine when to plant vegetables in the garden. They’re divided into two groups: Cool-Season and Warm-Season with each having varieties that are hardier than the rest (these are noted by color in the chart below).
When to plant reference chart!
When to plant guide.
Scarlet Runner Beans Tepee