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    Got Pallets? Hate weeding? Dont feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! You can also place your pallet on the ground in a rocky location rather than a grassy area, this way you will not need the garden cloth to stop the weeds and grass comin through! Courtesy of Backyard Diva (on Facebook)

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    My fiancé's mother taught me all about this rule when building my pots... It really makes my pots look awesome.

    Which Vegetables Should Your Grow in Raised Beds and Containers on time2saveworkshop... #gardening #vegetablegardens #DIY

    As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

    Raised bed from pallets.


    Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. It's a good companion plant with lavender.

    Planter on a birdbath...looks like a topiary. #gardenplanter

    Angelonia -It’s easy to grow and flowers profusely (AND IT’S PURPLE!) great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!  Link

    Beautiful Birdbath Planters- reuse an old birdbath and create some height in your garden. Via Hometalk

    Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts

    Shade container

    Container herb garden

    Build up a hill on my tree edged hill! Shade Garden, Landscape Design,Hosta,Astble, Heuchera, Gardens, Landscaping, Rock Garden, Shade Garden

    DIY Outdoor Lighting for only three bucks! This is genius!!

    I don't want to think about fall yet, but I came across these beautiful fall container plantings from flores del sol and had to share!

    5 beautiful bushes to plant in the yard. good for privacy and very easy on the eye! such pretty colors! buddiea(pink),forsythia spectabilis(yellow), spirea arguta(white), ceanothus yankee point(blue), and weigelia(burgundy)

    Decorative brick path across lawn

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    Ponytail Palm / Elephant Foot Palm native to dry, desert regions of Mexico and the southern United States.

    "Actually I keep mine in the same pots they come in, every other day they get submerged into a 5 gallon bucket filled with 1/2 cup of Epson salts & 3 gallons of regular water until the soil stops bubbling, then they are hung up to drip dry... always have ferns that are dark green, glossy, and 3x3 by September from ferns that start out with 7 fronds in May..."

    Epsom Salt as Plant Fertilizer - Magnesium and sulfur from the salt make leaves grow bushier and encourage flowering plants to bloom more often.