Newspaper to prevent weeds.

Plant Problems? Diagnose and Cure Them - with this handy chart - The Thrifty Couple

This really works - no weeds for two years!! 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 - Click image to find more gardening Pinterest pins

In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

How to stop weeds from growing in you flower beds and landscaping with only newspaper and water

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again : ) - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

Love this idea!

Lasagna Bed gardening - creates a great weed barrier and natural materials will compost over time to create nutrients for the plants - love the wattle fencing.

Which Plants to Use as Lawn Alternative : Home Improvement : DIY Network

Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist, and can have a direct influence on yield. Have you paid attention to your mulching decisions? #gardenchat #gardentrends #ediblegarden

Plants help other plants grow | Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles. oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter. basil makes tomatoes even tastier.

Who Knew? : Sweep Baking Soda into Sidewalk Cracks to Discourage Weeds. Simply pour or sweep a thick layer of baking soda into sidewalk and patio cracks. The baking soda will kill any small weeds that are already there, and prevent new ones from sprouting |

Never throw away old chairs, they make a stunning planter for lovely plants

Are you mulching your tomatoes?? Leslie Land - staking-tomatoes

Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. The roll will decompose.

Never Pay For Onions Again: Grow Them Indoors! This page has all sorts of interesting ideas for growing plants indoors. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

Gardening Tips - How to Garden in Weedy Areas

Vertical Gardening Ideas | Happy House and Garden Social Site

what to plant when!

I did not know this! Let the end set in water over night then plant in the garden covering it 1" in the morning. In a few days...celery!

1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later. produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses