Line flowerpots & planters to stop soil from falling through drainage holes.

Coat planters with glow-in-the-dark paint for instant night lighting

Broken Pots as Plant Markers---I love this idea!

the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season. Hmmm, I really should try this.

Gardening Tip - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener.

Succulent strawberry pot by Simply Succulent

How to build a stone planter. Free plans from This Old House.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year spring and fall


good idea for houseplants! now to dig up plants in my existing planters. lol.

Homemade Mouse Repellents & Baits

Use limes and cloves to get rid of mosquitos. Need to remember this!

container gardening

1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work. Check out my before and after photos. I took the first photo right before I sprayed the weeds and the after photo about 24 hours later.

Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants.

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

Build a #Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

Tea bags as nutrient source for potted plants - and don't forget you can toss your tea bags and coffee grounds into the compost pile.

Cans made over into colorful planters. Click through for the tutorial.

Pinecones in the bottom of your pots for drainage