Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups).    That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit.    Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.~ this really works. I've done it. You just have to be careful not to do to much or it will burn them. ~ Mrs. Joseph Wood

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spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.

milk carton watering can

Milk Jug Watering Can! Can you say brilliant? Way to upcyle a milk jug into a watering can. Kids will love this for water play. Make the holes a little bigger and it's perfect for the sand box too.

How to grow a lemon tree in a container

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Container grown lemon tree: Some great container tips for citrus trees at the link. 2 months ago container gardens lemons grow your own lemon tree garden fruit trees DIY 217 notes 2 Comments Share this

Angelonia -great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!

Angelonia -DRY SPELLS AND HEAT RESISTANT. It’s easy to grow and flowers profusely, great plant for dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it.

Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

Bottle Drip Irrigation - good idea for the tomatoes! Bottle Drip Irrigation - good idea for the tomatoes! Bottle Drip Irrigation - good idea for the tomatoes!

Coolest idea yet.....  Mailbox in the garden to hold gloves and tools. Keeps things dry and clean and right where you need them.

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This is one of the easiest gardening tips ever!! Save so much money and have free plants for life. #gardening #frugal

Easily Divide Hosta and Daylilies (and have free plants for life) - Balancing Beauty and Bedlam

Whether you are a beginner at growing vegetables or a Master Gardener, these tips for growing tomatoes will help you increase your yield and produce...

Learning how to grow bigger, better tomatoes. Whether you are a beginner at growing vegetables or a Master Gardener, these tips for growing tomatoes will help you increase your yield and produce better tasting tomatoes. Seed packets and plant.

Worm Tower - Drill lots of holes in a pvc pipe. Bury all but 6 inches in garden. Place kitchen scraps in the hole. Worms will come in and eat and then transfer the "goodies" throughout the garden.

Composting idea: Worm Tower - Drill lots of holes in a pvc pipe. Bury all but 6 inches in garden. Place kitchen scraps in the hole. Worms will come in and eat and then transfer the "goodies" throughout the garden.

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