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    Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspaper. Good composting!

    The BEST secret to keeping your fountain clean. So inexpensive and easy!

    Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. as well as deer and mice.

    How to Grow HUGE Boston Ferns

    Agapathus ~ one of my favorites in the garden

    pennies are good in the garden for repelling slugs and making hydrangeas blue.

    Sun Bricks, the solar-powered ground lighting system that guides people to your door with an inviting glow.

    Planter with tiki torch lights!

    Potato Vine, Hot Pink Geraniums, & Dark Purple Petunias ~ A Little Pop of Wow...

    Blue Glow Stones: Add a little nighttime magic to your yard. Sack of approx. 230 acrylic "stones" trims your garden with moon glow. They soak up the sun and at twilight, release it to create a stunning lighting effect along a walk, around a tree, or to highlight other landscape features.

    Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. A very functional patio plant.

    Lady bugs love raisins. Attract them to your aphid problem by using a raisin.

    Border and planter all in one.

    Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit. I love this!

    Hostas in a pot: every spring they return, in the pot! Add geraniums and ivy for a fuller look.

    Love this idea for multiple reasons : 1. Equisetum grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy, 2. Equisetum can get out of control and this container will prevent that from happening. I am going to plant some Equisetum in pots this summer to create privacy and cover up some unsightly areas of my yard.



    Spray Garden stones that catch the sun and they will glow at night to help visibility.

    Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful. I need this to keep the slugs off my strawberries!

    Stone walkway

    so many ideas here! use straw mat instead of rock and/or possibility of planting strawberries or sedum on vertical spaces

    Wonderful Variety of Color