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Mason Jar Herb Garden
Simple Succulent Planting
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:
"10 Indoor Plants You Can't Kill" - perfect for me.
O Don’t be afraid to add containers within containers.
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48 Cool Container Gardens
Create attractive container gardens with ease! Here’s how: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/container/plans-ideas/easy-all-foliage-container-gardens/?socsrc=bhgpin052412
Birdcage with flowers
Gorgeous flowers~ great idea for displaying annuals & perennials. What to do with that rickety wooden ladder in my garage....
Charming idea for creative plantings.
chest of drawers planted with Campanula
Are your yard planters TOO HEAVY to move? Use PACKING PEANUTS to cut the weight in half and improve drainage.
container garden with creeping jenny, bacopa, supertunias
Shade Container Garden
shutter planters - love it!!
easy, cheap, outdoor lighting.
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. I use baking soda in a 6" wide area around all of the edges of my flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into my beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. I usually have to do this twice a year - spring and fall.
Instructions for seed saving.
hmm. good to know- the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season.
Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants.
Excellent way to remember sun requirements.