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How To Improve Your Garden Soil Without A Compost Heap

How to improve your soil without a compost heap

Pleasing trio of spring planters with tulips, pansies and osteospermum and more

Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. Roll will decompose

A permanent pot planting: cast iron, autumn ferns, and variegated ivy. A Planters Design. Atlanta, GA.

protect your hydrangeas during winter... Just bloody brilliant! Probably good for any perennial that needs a little help overwintering...

Glowing Flower Pots. Paint flower pots with Rustoleums Glow in the Dark paint. Absorbs sunlight by day glows at night.

Newspaper Weeds Away Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients into your soil. 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 newspapers. Genius!

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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

I really like this idea for my indoor plants! Every time I water them in the sink, I lose a lot of the soil down the drain, not to mention the mess it makes under the pot. Coffee filters allow the water to still drain, but keep the dirt contained.

Garlic in a tin, onions in a pot and other cool tips for growing veg in a container.

Cornmeal is the quickest and cheapest way to kill ants. It is safe for the environment, children and pets, and does not attract other pests. Poor little piles of cornmeal near the anthill, the ants will take it home to share. The cornmeal cannot be digested by the ants and they die. It may take a week or so to see the entire colony gone, but it works. (Try coffee grounds too)