food for butterflies - putting a plate inside a larger plate or saucer that is filled with water will keep ants away from the fruit. Butterflies have a good sense of smell, they have scent receptors at the ends of their antennas, and taste receptors on the bottoms of their feet. ulocal.wgal.com
Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to drink: a bee bath. #bee #garden
Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with this trellis, they’re perfect companions! Use this slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting. Western red cedar frame and sturdy plastic mesh. 48" square.
Could your patio use more privacy? Chantal and Ryan of The Horticult created a solution by hanging rows of simple terra-cotta pots from above to form a vertical garden that doubles as a screen. You'll also gain valuable real estate by lifting your plants off the floor, making this a smart solution for small spaces.