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My own little Garden

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Vintage Rose Garden

Good idea = Line raised bed w chicken wire = keep out gophers / moles!

Constructing Raised Bed Gardens, Raised Bed Garden Plan, Building Raised Garden Beds

pvc pipe + hardware cloth to make raised garden beds cat/bird proof

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How to Build Raised Bed Covers.


If you have a raised bed garden, here's an "add-on" you can build to keep most pests from munching on your plants. You're basically building a "lid" that fits on top and inside your existing raised...

Raised Bed Pest Cover

Nice irrigation system for a raised bed garden.

PVC tomato cage, and look at the great watering system!

How to Build your Own PVC Tomato Cage

Kill weeds by pouring boiling water on them! Within a few hours, the plants will be dead, their leaves and roots shriveled up, brown and cooked. The hot water kills them from the inside out.

Quick Tip #11: How to Kill Weeds Without Chemicals

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Adding calcium for tomato plants

Growing hydrangeas from cuttings. After the soil is moist use two sticks and place them in the pot. They have to be taller than the cutting.

How to Grow Hydrangeas From Cuttings

How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold!

How To Plant Bulbs in Containers

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Quick Guide :)

A Simple Do It Yourself Soil Test Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

How to perform a soil test

Planting Depth Revealed – You can Successfully Grow Herbs and Vegetables in a 6″ Pot

What Can You Grow in a 6" Pot? - Planting Depth Revealed

Planting Depth Revealed – You can Successfully Grow Herbs and Vegetables in a 8″ Pot

What Can You Grow in an 8" Pot? -Planting Depth Revealed

Planting Depth Revealed – You Can Successfully Grow Herbs and Vegetables in a 12″ Pot

What Can You Grow in a 12" Pot? - Planting Depth Revealed

Continuous cilantro method.

A better way to grow cilantro

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. Gardening hints and tips

Cinnamon Makes a Great Rooting Hormone Substitute! (All Things Plants)

How to fertilize soil with eggshells

Don’t throw the water away after you cook your eggs. Instead, allow the water to cool then use it to fertilize and water all your houseplants! Eggshells contain both calcium and carbon. When you boil them for hard boiled eggs, some of these nutrients get leeched into the water making a great fertilizer.

All Natural Plant Fertilizer: Eggshells - The Greenbacks Gal

Using Coffee Grinds in your plants to help them grow! This is one of the most amazing discoveries I have come across. I sprinkle it on the soil, then water it and I kid you not growth sometimes happens overnight. You can use it in house plants that are dieing... or out door gardens and it prevents many bugs from getting to your plants as well!

Coffee grinds for plants in your garden

Deep root watering for plants using a 2 liter soda bottle - tutorial

Watering Tomatoes Using a Two-Liter Bottle | Veggie Gardener

Top 10 Awesome Ideas for your Garden - Grow vegetables with 10 times less water with "Solar Drip Irrigation.”

The best way for Self-Watering

The best way for Self-Watering

Bottle up