Larry Nicosia
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Jack's Giant Colocasia Elephant Ear Plant:  Lends tropical flair to any garden! At least 7 feet tall and 8 feet wide.

Jacks Giant Colocasia Elephant Ear Plant: Lends tropical flair to any garden! At least 7 feet tall and 8 feet wide.

Epsom salts help grass produce vitamins & iron, magnesium. Epson Salt & Lawn Care | Home Guides | SF Gate

For every 100 square feet of lawn, the Dirty Doctor recommends applying half a pound of Epsom salts over the lawn using the spreader.

Secret Lawn Tonic...Seriously, this recipe brought my lawn back from the dead and it now looks better than the neighbors yard (who is a lawn guy!)

Secret Lawn tonic One full can of regular pop (any kind-no diet soda) One full can of beer (no light beer) Cup of Liquid dishwashing soap (do NOT use anti-bacterial dishwashing liquid) Cup of household ammonia Cup of mouthwash (any brand)

Tutorial for #DIY #firepit.

This weekend I finally decided to work on a project I’ve had in mind for many years: a backyard fire pit. For the past couple years we’ve had one of those smallish metal bowls with a flimsy screen on top, and we used it enough that an investment in.

Rarely Shared Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard  Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks for easier, faster and better path and wall construction. SAVE THIS ONE!

Rarely Shared Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard Adding Walls & Paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Collection of Pro building tricks for easier, faster & better Path & Wall Construction.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Awesome!

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.

"grow-your-own fence" / pollarded willows / green home

Here's a "grow-your-own fence" - the pollarded willows not only supply the withes, they're also the fence posts at Appeltern Gardens -- BelleWood-Gardens - Diary - Love the idea of the living fence posts!

pvc pipe + hardware cloth to make raised garden beds cat/bird proof - also good design for rabbit tractor

pvc pipe + hardware cloth to make raised garden beds cat/bird proof - also good design for rabbit tractor. I say do this with pvc pipes and put holes in them to water the gardens.

Growing veggies chart!

Growing plants and food can be so overwhelming, use this simple chart. Growing Vegetables Chart with info about watering, fertilizing, growing seeds.

1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later.  produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.