Soaking seeds before planting is an old-time gardener trick. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Reasons for soaking seeds & how to soak seeds. By Heather Rhoades
Use an old tire to create a small backyard pond. My kids, 3 sons, have been helping with yard work and planting. They keep asking for a pond. I think this is a great DIY project to do outside with them. Looks simple.
Natural Herbicide Weed Killer: vinegar, 1 T liquid soap, 1 T salt, Dog cone Mix first three ingredients in spray bottle. Will kill anything it touches. Place dog cone over weeds. Spray, don& pour or nothing will grow there for a while.
How deep should I plant tomato seedlings? "Because feeder roots will form anywhere along a tomato stem, it's smart to get a strong root system by planting the seedling's root ball about three to four inches below ground in a small trench.
The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge the roots in a glass of water and place in a sunny window. Periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.