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from Martha Stewart

Homemade Water Gauge

A simple "catch can" test can determine how efficient your irrigation system is, and will help pinpoint the areas in your system that need adjustments. Use a catch can to successfully determine the appropriate runtime of your irrigation system.

from Old Farmer's Almanac

When to Water Vegetables

This chart is a watering guide for a variety of vegetable plants. It tells critical times to water, and how much water is needed for each plant. From The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

from The Idea Room

Garden Marker Ideas

How do you identify your plants in the garden after you have planted the seed? I usually use Garden Markers to help me to know what plants are what.

The next time you boil a dozen eggs, save the water and pour it on your garden and plants.  The water becomes enriched with calcium when the eggs are cooked.  Plus, why pour water down the sink when you can reuse it for something, right?

from Better Homes and Gardens

6 Brand-New Kitchen Gadgets that Blew Our Minds

from Better Homes and Gardens

Fountain in a Pot

Fountain in a Pot ~ One of the simplest water features you can make is a fountain in a container, like this one. Just follow these 4 simple instructions. {N's Note: be sure you check out BOTH pages 1 & 2; 1 has a list of items needed, & 2 has the step-by-step instructions!}