How to have HANGING FERNS that are the ENVY of the Neighborhood
Keep the fern in the same pots they come in, every other day submerge them in a 5 gallon bucket filled with 1/2 cup of epson salts & 3 gallons of regular water until the soil stops bubbling, then hang up to drip dry... ferns will be dark green, glossy, and 3x3 by September from ferns that start out with 7 fronds in May.
Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve ﬁnished planting seeds.
Welcome, sweet potato fans! This post takes you through all you need to know about starting your own sweet potato slips at home. For more about growing your own sweets through the entire summer, check out the Sweet Potato Grow Your Own Guide. * * * Have I told you yet …
Grow tomato plants in 5-gallon containers in full sunlight; position a wire cage over plants while young; water daily when fully mature, but stop when water emerges from the bottom of the pot; apply fertilizer once a week; give plants a gentle shake when blooms appear, to encourage pollination.
Use Old Coffee Grinds in your garden. Tomatoes love it!! They add nitrogen to the soil, boost foliage growth and deter pests. If you don't drink much coffee, Starbucks gives away coffee grounds in their Grounds for Gardens programs.