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101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Tell You

101 Gardening Secrets the Experts Never Tell You

Trenching - composting by digging a trench roughly 3-feet deep and filling it with compostable scraps, covering them with alternate layers of soil. Once completed leave them for 2-3months to break down and then plant your vegetables directing into the bed.

Roundup: 5 DIY Composting Techniques For Creating Your Own Rich, Organic Fertilizer

101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Tell You

101 Gardening Secrets the Experts Never Tell You

Dry out banana peels, break them apart, and bury them around your roses to make them bloom like crazy. photo credit mugur

Dried banana peel as rose food--photo credit mugur

Home made Miracle Grow - 1 Tbsp. Epsom salt & 1 Tbsp. sugar

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

Adding compost to your soil is considered essential for sustainable food production. Click here and slim down your trash with this list of 100 things you can compost.

100 Things You Can Compost

Harvesting Cilantro. Ooooooh, now I get it.....never could figure out how to keep it going!

Harvesting Cilantro Each cilantro plant grows from the center and develops stems that branch out. Its best to harvest just the outer stems. This leaves the center of the plant undisturbed, allowing for future growth.

How to Grow Basil from Cuttings -j.

Growing Basil from Cuttings

'Bug Ball Topiary Tree' for insects to set up house in the garden (from Wildlife Gadgetman)

Using wire hanging baskets create a 'bug ball topiary tree' by wildlife gadgetman -- help attract beneficial insects.

Great Tips for Starting A Vegetable Garden

Great Tips for Starting A Vegetable Garden. Awesome tips on starting garden!

Cucamelons theyre grapesized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. And theyre totally easy to grow!

Cucamelons: grape-sized watermelons that taste like cucumbers with a tinge of lime. wiki - Vernacular names include mouse melon, Mexican sour gherkin, cucamelon, Mexican miniature watermelon and Mexican sour cucumber

Top 10 Seed Catalogs for the PREPared Gardener (non-GMO, Heirloom & Organic) [[Mom with a Prep]] #organic #gardening #squarefootgardening

Top 10 Seed Catalogs for the PREPared Gardener

Peony Moon River

White Peony Moon River on black background

Composting 101

Composting 101 [Infographic] About half the stuff you throw away is compostable! Here's what can and can't go in the pile. How to make compost.

Don't think the garden loses its ecstasy in the winter. It's quiet, but the roots down there are riotous. - Rumi

Don't think the garden losese it's ectasy in winter It's quiet. But the roots are down there riotous. -Rumi- ¤ Poet Ponderings ¤ poetry, quotes & haiku - riotus roots in winter - rumi

Pruning basil in order to get a big bushy productive plant

Can't have enough basil! BASIL PRUNING When you cut the stalk the two nodes at the leaves grow branches. On those branches will be two more leaves. Cut there and you will grow four more and so on till you have a bush big enough to make a gallon of pesto.