MUST grow some.  Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.

Interesting:) Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

Border garden

Contrasting hostas - beautiful for adding color variety to a deep shade yard

Epsom Salt Garden

Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate. Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Great for the garden! (yes, another one about Epsom Salt. Epsom Salt is more commonly known as Engels Zout in NL & BE!

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground. I have been doing this for a few years & works great for containing plants that tend to spread, but that I still want to plant in the garden. This also works good for planting a plant in an area that tends to get filled with roots etc. from other plants. I will use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots, but keeps other tree roots from choking out the one I planted.

Stop Invasive Plants From Taking Over Your Garden

Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground, works great for containing plants that tend to spread. Use a larger pot so that the plant can spread it's roots and grow deeper roots. Great for bamboo!

Dry creek bed look - its-a-green-life

How to Install a Dry Creek Bed

Miracle Grow: 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp epsom salt, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants....

I may have to try this ***Homemade MIRACLE GROW*** : 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp epsom salt, 1 tsp baking soda, tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants.

Fairy Garden Ideas

10 Amazing Miniature Fairy Garden Ideas

Plant a fairy garden in an old washtub, birdbath or wagon. On my to-do list- I've seen somewhere where they use recycled bottles to make fairy houses this could be cute too and maybe stimulate some imaginative play/ thinking Ker Daddy daughter craft

climbing hydrangeas

The Best Hydrangeas – A Multi-Part Series for homeowners… Part 6 –Climbing Hydrangeas (Hydrangea anomala petiolaris) and How to Grow Them

"Diphylleia grayi" (Skeleton flower) - The petals turn transparent with the rain. Amazing!

This flower turns amazingly transparent when touched by raindrops

"Diphylleia grayi" (Skeleton flower) - The petals turn transparent with the rain. ❤️ This flower turns amazingly transparent when touched by raindrops

Great idea!

Love this idea. Floating candles offer illumination for an evening garden party. A raised, galvanized tub overflows with delicate flowers; inside, a smaller tub holds the floating candles.

vintage door

Garden Door (remember that old doors don't have safety glass. best to remove it if children are about) - Gardening For Life

Puya berteroniana, a bromeliad native to Chile ~ Thanks to Dana Pledger for the flower's name.

Unusual and kinda cool. not many flowers with this color! Puya Berteroniana, a bromeliad native to Chile, blooming blue at Quail Gardens Encinitas ~ San Diego County, CA.

Great garden borders: Colorful border for three seasons

20 Garden Border Designs

Great garden borders: Colorful border for three seasons Flowers that bloom over a long season and require only modest amounts of water or time. Choose the right plants and you can have vibrant borders from spring through fall.

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