Amazing"When my sister got married, I took the half-dead roses from her bouquet. At home, I rooted them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms and dipped the ends in rooting hormone, then put them in a pot of half Perlite and half soil. I kept them moist until rooted and then planted them in the shade. This year, on her first anniversary, my sister received a gift that could never be replace: 12 rose bushes from her wedding bouquet." – Kimberly Hill Warren, Michigan
Tomato Plants . Hungry cutworms attack young vegetables. Protect your tomatoes by giving them a collar of newspaper. Or cut the top and bottom off a tin can and sink that into the soil around your plants. It creates a barrier that forces the cutworms to go looking for another dinner.
"If you finely chop citrus rinds and sprinkle them on the mulch in your garden, they keep neighborhood cats, dogs and other critters away from your veggies. I guess animals don’t like the smell of the orange oil. I’ve been using this method in the front garden and it’s working." | greengardenblog.comgreengardenblog.com