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Before winter, cut some of the tops off your basil and put them in water. They will make new roots and you can pot them up for next year.

How to prune basil to have enormous plants

7 tips for growing Basil

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

Alternative Gardning: Saving tomato seeds to plant next year

Growing Rosemary From Cuttings

Avocado Plant ~ Take the avocado pit and push the flat end into a six-inch pot of moist, multi-purpose soil. Leave the pointy end exposed. Keep the plant at about 65° F until the first leaf shoots appear. Aftet that, it likes normal room temperatures. To encourage upward growth, pinch off new buds when they appear below the top leaves on the plant stalk. With proper care, in three years your Avocado will grow to an elegant, large-leaved houseplant about 3 feet tall.

DIY Butterfly Feeder - a bright colored bowl with a plastic mesh pot scrubber in it; just add sugar water (4 parts water, 1 part granulated sugar) and wait for the butterflies to show up.

Top Five Best Tips About Growing Herbs in Pots - VERY INFORMATIVE

5 Herbs That Repel Flies

Gardening Tip: Grow your own ginger. Takes about ten months starting from supermarket root. You can harvest the grass and cut pieces off the root and replant - it will keep growing

How to grow basil indoors all winter long without soil. Harvest fresh herbs year round and never plunk down money at the store for herbs again.

Recycle to water your pots while out of town...who needs that info-mercial thinga-ma-jigger when you can use a wine bottle?

How to store stuff from your garden all winter long. Properly.

Green onions, replant root ends & grow new ones. Ready to in about a month. From frugal homesteads blog


HYDRANGEAS... Remember to do this in late July or August...to root branches and grow more hydrangeas!


Root Crop Storage Bin- root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Potatoes, turnips and squash can go right in the bin without sand.

How to root hydrangea cuttings.