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

    How to improve your soil without a compost heap

    Cut the bottom off a plastic pot to contain invasive plants & bury in the ground. This trick won't work with plants such as strawberries or mint that spread above ground.

    Wall Planter on Deck Railing

    Used Coffee Grounds to Deter Slugs from Hosta

    Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

    Grow green onions in only 10 days! Great gardening project for kids.

    potted succulent garden

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

    What a great idea these potlifters are!

    Why didn't I think of this?

    Use pine cones as a natural mulch to keep dogs, cats & other digging animals out of garden beds. It's also providing some acidity to the planting beds in areas with more alkaline soil.

    When repotting a plant, turn a plastic pot upside down in the new, larger container and add soil around it. When you're done, pull out the plastic pot and there will be plenty of room inside the bigger container to place your plant's root ball.

    I did this. My suggestion would be to add cardboard or something up the sides to hold water. My garden did SO WELL, but it dried out easily. Also, in the individual holes, I planted herbs, green peppers and zucchini. They did excellent also!!

    DIY succulent planter, that you can't kill!

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    Garden pond in a pots | World In Green

    painting terra cotta pots

    "for peaceful, non-stinging" bees. This is a good guidelines for choosing friends, too.

    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.