Green gardening advice from BrightNest: "If you're not exactly a plant whisperer, club soda will change your life! Give it to your plants to quench their thirst. The nutrients in club soda (sodium citrate and potassium sulfate) will help enrich the soil.
I love growing herbs! Propagating basil is really just as simple as cutting, stripping the lower leaves and keeping it in a water for a few weeks. Voila, a ready to plant basil and the mother plant will usually benefit from the trim.
Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
For my gardening reference, this will be helpful: EVERYTHING you ever wanted to know about GROWING ONIONS. the go-to site! From planting seed, seedlings & sets thru different varieties, to storing. Even includes making an onion braid!
DIY: Real World Self Sufficiency Skills - if you're looking to lower your food bill or if you'd like to eat healthier, this is for you. DIY growing, canning, freezing and lots of recipes to get you started.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.