Regrow roses!!! "My neighbor has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works." (quote from link)

Secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works.

DIY Hose Holder. NICE! #garden

Hose Holder for the Garden DIY

Make a stylish water hose holder with this DIY by Shanty 2 Chic. Yesss, water hose holders can be gorgeous!

Place sponges in bottom of planter to hold the moister in for a lot longer, Great watering tip.

Best of 10 Uses for Common Household Products

Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.

Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature. From the soft tinkling of individual droplets to the soothing rush of white water, they are a treat to listen to.

Rain chains: A beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature.

Rain chains are a beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature. From the soft tinkling of individual droplets to the soothing rush of white water, they are a treat to listen to.

Rain chains: A beautiful and functional alternative to traditional, closed gutter downspouts. Guiding rain water visibly down chains or cups from the roof to the ground, rain chains transform a plain gutter downspout into a pleasing water feature.

Where to cut roses to help them grow bushy and flower more... after blooming cut just above an eye (shown) in early spring you cut the roses all the way down... just above ground at the third eye....

Where to Cut Roses to Help Them Grow Bushy and Flower More::After blooming, cut just above an eye (shown in pic). In early spring, cut the roses all the way down, just above the ground at the third eye.

Raspberries will grow happily in a container on your patio.  Great idea for any vine berries- will keep them from completely taking over.

Raspberries will grow happily in a container on your patio. The compact, thornless Raspberry Shortcake is part of the Brazelberries collection of Fall Creek Farm in Oregon. Great idea for any vine berries- will keep them from completely taking over.

'A Drop of Water' a rain barrel with an integrated watering can. Nifty.

Bas van der Veer wins the Rene Smeets award

'A Drop of Water' rain barrel with an integrated watering can - Bas van der Veer

starface gladiolus

Starface Gladiolus Gladiola- they sprout out in the garden patches every rainy days, from June to Sept. Very pretty and unpretentious supposedly wild flowers.

starface gladiolus

Starface Gladiolus Gladiola- they sprout out in the garden patches every rainy days, from June to Sept. Very pretty and unpretentious supposedly wild flowers.

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