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Are your yard planters too heavy to move? Use packing peanuts to cut the weight in half and improve drainage.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, she fills the bottom with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles! They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight! So smart!!

Potted plant coffee filters: to prevent soil from falling through the drainage hole of your ceramic pots, place a coffee filter at the bottom.

Just cut down a tree and don't really want to dig out the stump? No problem make it into a planter.

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Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas --- really great ideas from lots of resources (from plants at a yard sale to construction sites and more)

Tomato plants like deep watering. Why waste water when you can make a simple reservoir delivery system. Neat idea. The photo says it all. - protractedgarden

I put a diaper in the bottom of all my pots! Why, because a diaper will help retain the moisture in your pot. Last summer, I was amazed at how diapers really helped my pots stay moist, especially since I am not always the most dedicated gardner!

How to collect, transplant, and care for moss. If you want to add moss to your pots or planters, this article explains how to establish it and get it growing.

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14 "Zero Dollar" Garden Hacks

Genius! Switch out annual plants in your landscaping design by burying pots, then placing potted plants inside like this

I have a couple of very pretty, small blue colanders that are moving past their use with food and would be perfect re-used this way.