Soap Deli News: How to Grow Garlic Did you know that one clove or bulb of garlic, when planted, can produce up to an additional twenty cloves? So instead of tossing out your garlic that's started to sprout, plant it instead!
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.
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beet
When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers. "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season.
Growing Romaine lettuce from the leftover stumps. Why have I never thought of this? I know you can do this with green onions and avocado pits. To think of all the romaine lettuce stumps I've just tossed away!
(link) REUSE & CONSERVE WATER ~ The next time you boil eggs (hard boiled eggs, deviled eggs), save the water and pour it onto the soil (NOT plants!) for your garden and houseplants. The water becomes enriched with calcium from the boiled eggs shells.
Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!