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Put the newspaper over the dirt 3-4 pages thick and then covered it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.  It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

Put newspaper over the dirt pages thick & then cover it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass & weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass & weed seeds that had been pres

How to Grow Fruit Trees in Containers

Growing Fruit Trees in Containers

Growing Fruit Trees in Containers. Master gardener Chris Dawson shares these tips for growing fruit trees in pots. Growing Fruit Trees in Containers. Master gardener Chris Dawson shares these tips…

Recycle empty wine bottles into garden torches - great for an outdoor party

We have had these "Wine Bottle Torches" for years now! Made out of copper - we just update the wine bottles from time to time to keep them looking fresh. Recycle empty wine bottles into garden torches - great for an outdoor party

3 gallons for around $4.00  Worked better than Round Up killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.

I tried this last year: it works! How to make an inexpensive non-toxic homemade weed killer to control weeds in your garden: 1 gallon of white vinegar cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle

Are your yard planters TOO HEAVY to move? Use PACKING PEANUTS to cut the weight in half and improve drainage. {we get so many packing peanuts from shipments! i now know what to do with them all}

Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants

Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half, with packing peanuts and improve drainage at the same time.

mosquito repelling Creeping Thyme plant. zone 4, It has citriodora oil that makes it smell lemony

Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. / Could be great for the deck.

Window garden gate

Garden gate - use an old window with glass removed, and hinge onto a post. Pete's Used Furniture has windows. Old 56 Salvage does too - great idea by Gardening in a Minute!

All you need to know for growing your own garlic, and all the reasons why you SHOULD grow your own garlic....

5 Step Guide to Growing Gorgeous Garlic. Do you know where your garlic comes from? One of the most important reasons to grow your own is to avoid toxic chemicals and irradiation (that inhibit sprouting and extend shelf life).

Transform ordinary garden pots, urns and wine barrels into usable table space with The LEDGE, a sturdy, stylish attachable shelf made from handcrafted wrought iron and UV-rated acrylic glass.    Unique and multifunctional, The LEDGE is the perfect space saver for large-scale backyard entertaining, private patios and balconies built for two. It’s a natural fit with your outdoor ambiance!

Transform ordinary garden pots, urns and wine barrels into usable table space with The LEDGE, a sturdy, stylish attachable shelf made from handcrafted wrought iron and UV-rated acrylic glass. Unique and multifunctional, The LEDGE is the perfect space save

I used the mint for an ant  problem and worked better than anything in the market :)  Keep Pests Off Plants. Customized

Radiant Health with doTERRA Essential Oils!: Natural Pest Control & Homemade Bug Spray learn more @ mydoterra/maelaniparker

How to Grow Garlic

How to Grow Garlic

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!

Gorgeous Summer Cottage!!  ♥#BHGSummer

Jane Coslick Cottages : A Few of my Favorite Projects and Cottages - fenced in porch.

Hirts: Herb Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant - FANTASTIC! - 3" Pot : Repellants

Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme ~ Zones ~ The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested.

Hirts: Herb Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant - FANTASTIC! - 3" Pot : Repellants

Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme ~ Zones ~ The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested.