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Science - Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // FUN - need to remember this for next year!

Girl Scout friends: The Pumpkin Project. Open a pumpkin, add soil & water & watch the seeds already inside the pumpkin grow. Also links to other activities to teach about & observe the pumpkin life cycle.

self watering containers to start plants inside.

Another neat upcycling idea: Garden starters.self-watering seed starters made from two liter plastic bottles.

27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space Continue reading » http://www.livinggreenandfrugally.com/27-medicinal-plants-worth-garden-space/

27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space Aloe Vera Marsh Mallow Great Burdock Pot Marigold Gotu Kola Camomile Globe Artichoke Chinese Yam Echinacea Siberian Ginseng Great Yellow Gentian Sea Buckthorn Tea Tree Lemon Balm Peppermint Evening Primrose Gins

DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden

Dimples and Pig Tales: DIY Mason Jar Herb Garden- to have fresh herbs year round. Great for window box

Putting a sponge at the bottom of your potted plant.   RETAINS MOISTURE during hot dry weather.  And blocks soil leakage from the holes.

10 Clever Gardening Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. "Nice way to cover the drain hole, too, so dirt doesn't escape.

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129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! vegeterrestrial 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself!

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,

How to Reuse Coffee Grounds in the Garden

Mix used coffee grounds with crushed dry egg shells and tomato plant blossoms won't rot. We use to own a restaurant, and saved coffee grounds and egg shells for my Father.

In Japan they have square watermelons.They get square watermelons by growing them inside of square glass cases. That way they can fit easily into a refrigerator, and you can stack things on them. Square watermelons are expensive though (10,000 yen or about $82). Compare that to regular round watermelons which cost about $15-20 in Japan.

Want to grow square Watermelon. Yep you read it right. If you do, find a waterproof box and use it to put a small watermelon in with the lid open so the vines can grow out, takes all season but keeps pests away and makes a great square watermelon!

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Rootvue Farm® Garden Laboratory Kit - Get an underground view of vegetables as they grow from seed to harvest. Great for kids and adults!

Open a pumpkin.  Leave the "guts" inside.  Add some soil, and just a little water.  Look at all of the pumpkin plants that we'll have. Great to do with kids.

Alternative Gardning: Growing pumpkin seeds inside the pumpkin - Open a pumpkin. Leave the "guts" inside. Add some soil, and just a little water. Look at all of the pumpkin plants that you will have.

Seed starters:  they are self watering, and maintain a humid atmosphere for the seeds made from recycled plastic bottles!

Another neat upcycling idea: Garden starters.self-watering seed starters made from two liter plastic bottles.

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. Theyll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

30+ Things to Do with Eggshells

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. 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.

Tuck a little straw under each pumpkin as it grows to keep it dry and prevent it from rotting.

Tuck a little straw under each pumpkin as it grows to keep it dry and prevent it from rotting.

DIY STRAWBERRY POT.  This is a great idea for annuals, herbs, and just about any plant or flower the drapes over the pot.  Try using pots that don't exactly match but provide interest. Yard sales are good place to find pots.

DIY Stacked Pots : This is a great idea for annuals, herbs, and just about any plant or flower the drapes over the pot. Try using pots that don't exactly match but provide interest. Yard sales are good place to find pots.

Make Bell Peppers Grow - 1 tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.

Grow Your Own Green Onions - they will sprout again!!

10 légumes et plantes que vous pouvez manger une fois et faire repousser indéfiniment

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