Growing Cilantro - Sunset

A Better Way to Grow Cilantro

A better way to grow Cilantro. Try this method for a fast, continuous crop. Wouldn't it be nice to have fresh cilantro growing right outside your kitchen door?

When a cucumber is taken from the vine let it be cut with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division and on each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.

Cut with a knife, leaving an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, slit the stem from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division; each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.

Tip for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering

DEEP ROOT WATERING made easy.not just for growing squash ;) Tips for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering.

I'm so surprised to find out why tomatoes split and the tricks to preventing it is so obvious. How did I not think of that........

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants (Really? People have spent time studying tomato cracks?

Grow strawberries in gutters.

Repurpose rain gutters into elevated strawberry beds.Recycle rain gutters into elevated strawberry beds.

raised garden trellis

"Even better idea for a cucumber Trellis. This way i can make use of the sides of the beds I've already built" (and do this for melons too - use old stockings to put them in a sling if they get really big.

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.

Another pinner said, "We made an arch like this for beans last year and it was great!"

Cattle panel trellis for grape vines, melons, beans, cucumbers, and flowers. So easy. 4 t posts 1 cattle panel from a local farm store.

making seed tapes for lettuce and carrots- perfectly spacing the seeds so you don't have to thin later!

making seed tapes for lettuce and carrots- perfectly spacing the seeds so you don't have to thin later! Great idea, instead of paying 3 times the price for seed tapes!

Pallet trellis...perfect for squash

Pallet Trellis

15 Shade-Tolerant Vegetables

PLANT something! Got limited sun? These 15 vegetables only need 4 hours a day of direct light. 15 Shade Tolerant Vegetables: Utilize them in those shaded areas of the yard, and leave the sun for the tomatoes.

Basil Basics:  Prune basil regularly for best flavor.  About every four weeks, prune basil back to just above the bottom two sets of leaves.  If allowed to flower, it will lose flavor.  From Fine Gardening.

Gardening Tips… Basil Basics: Prune basil regularly for best flavor. About every four weeks, prune basil back to just above the bottom two sets of leaves. If allowed to flower, it will lose flavor. From Fine Gardening.

Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

Garden Idea: Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

Using a pallet as a garden bed.

The best DIY projects & DIY ideas and tutorials: sewing, paper craft, DIY. Diy Crafts Ideas Alternative Gardening: Using a pallet as a garden bed ~ the secret ingredient is landscape cloth! -Read More -

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