Soaking seeds before planting is an old-time gardener trick. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Reasons for soaking seeds & how to soak seeds. By Heather Rhoades
Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottle.
Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your ripened berries. Birds experience the stones first and will think the ripened berries are rocks.
How to start and grow peach trees from seed (also nectarines and apricots) - have FREE producing fruit trees in years! I lost one of my peach trees, only have one left (with the BEST peaches in the world . I am SO doing this next year!
Grow a peach tree from pit: remove all flesh from pit and dry days; crack pit open and remove seed; place in ziptop bag and add 1 inch water-seal and place back in frig hrs; add soil until moist-seal-back in F) for weeks; plant when seedling appears.
Epsom Salt Fertilizer- Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate – both vital plant nutrients. Some magnesium-loving plants to try it on: houseplants, roses, peppers, tomatoes and potatoes. 1 Tablespoon Epsom Salt 1 gallon water A watering can