Pine cones as mulch, keep dogs out of the flower beds - interesting

Décorations originales dans le jardin

Pine Cone Mulch - an attractive border and maybe a practical way to keep dogs and cats out of your garden beds. As they breakdown, they will add nutrients to your garden too. Pine cones also look great as a decorative mulch for container gardens.

Milk Jug Seed Starters: This simple technique was developed for seeds that need to spend a winter outside before they will germinate, but it’s also a great method to start garden seeds in late winter if you don’t have indoor lights or a cold frame.

Garden With Cold Frames to Grow More Food - Organic Gardening

Winter Sowing - You can make a mini cold frame by planting seeds in a milk jug filled with rich planting soil.

Dry herbs in a warm, dry indoor area. Hang in small bunches, cover to keep clean. When crispy dry, strip leaves off branches and seal in bags or jars. *Herbs also dry well in a food dehydrator.

How To Harvest and Preserve Your Garden Herbs

How to Preserve Herbs – Drying Herbs Drying herbs is pretty self explanatory, but the most space intensive way to preserve herbs. If you choose this route, you must have a warm, dry indoor area to hang the herbs. Hang them in small bunches,

A lovely walk... dreaming in February... A lovely Spring garden plant hyacinth with tulips in fall

Amsterdam - A lovely walk. dreaming in February. A lovely Spring garden plant hyacinth with tulips in fall

grow potatoes in a laundry basket. I do this every year.

Grow potatoes in a laundry basket.--I bought the laundry baskets at a local dollar store (I have 2 baskets). I filled the baskets with about of soil & compost, then put a seed potato into each basket (each potato was cut.

Pinner Wrote: In the center of the gardens, we placed old used wooden patio umbrella frames (also salvaged) which we secured to the outer frame with wire. Plastic greenhouse grade sheeting was placed over the top and secured to the upper frame with strapping. At the base of each side “wall” we rolled the plastic around, and secured it to 8’, 1” x 2” lumber scraps, added hooks and eyes, and voila!…our greenhouses.

A cool idea for making cheap greenhouses out of used wooden patio umbrella frames and salvaged lumber.

how to propagate lavender from cuttings

How to propagate lavender from cuttings. can be done with other herbs such as Rosemary, Mint and Sage, just cut and pop in water for roots to grow. [ Root hormone powder is not really necessary.

Greenhouse from recycled windows

Actually, a brick bottom cold frame.but yes, a sort of greenhouse. "You don't always need to build a big green house, why not try a mini greenhouse made from recycled bricks & windows"

How to fold newspaper into biodegradable planters.  Would be good to start seeds…

The perfect use of my old newspaper! DIY PLANTERS: How to fold newspaper into biodegradable planters.

Lamb's Ear (Facts about the useful herb and landscape plant -- it's a softie,and easy to grow, too!)

How To Grow & Use Wooly Lamb’s Ear

Hope my sis and I can build this. I would love to attract bats to my neighbourhood. Bats do us a great service by eating a HUGE amount of flying insects (including MOSQUITOES) and consequently help to control some dangerous and harmful pests.

Fun Family Project: How to Build a Bat House

Recycle that old umbrella frame to protect your strawberry plants from hungry birds.

Recycle that old umbrella frame to protect your plants from hungry birds. May have to do this one next year for my blue berries

mini hoop tunnels for extending your season

Niki Jabbour - The Year Round Veggie Gardener: Mini Hoop Tunnels in Summer. // another way to build mini greenhouses.

How to Grow Hydrangeas From Cuttings

How to Grow Hydrangeas From Cuttings

How to Grow Hydrangeas From Cuttings - Snapguide (Writer steals cuttings of other people's plants. I do not condone this but I may try this method from my own hydrangea.

Jeff Muhs - 'The Gardeners Dilemma' -2011 Concrete and garden hose 12" x 12 " x 22 " .

We know some of you will get a kick out of this art piece like we did! Jeff Muhs 'The Gardeners Dilemma' Concrete and garden hose x 12 " x 22 " .

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