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herb garden in sunken pots... keeps it nice and organized and keeps the herbs from spreading like crazy

I really want to do this. Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18 tall 24 wide. This drought-tolerant hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage

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How to Grow Hydrangea from Cuttings

How to root hydrangea cuttings.

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Soda Bottle Drip Feeder for Vegetables - Easy DIY project

Bury a plastic bottle with small holes to water your plant's roots..brilliant in arid climates!

This really works - no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass - Click image to find more gardening Pinterest pins

How to mulch a garden with cardboard Use this method in areas for weed suppression where you are not planting crops that season. Cardboard and non-composted mulch make surface nitrogen unavailable to plants. By the next season, you will have an area with a brand new layer of organic matter. You will be surprised at how quickly the cardboard breaks down.

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Natural Help For Propagation

Using cinnamon to keep your cuttings from rotting. clever and easy.

Put strawberry plants in concrete blocks to edge a garden. This helps keep the strawberries off the ground and the warmth of the blocks helps them grow.

DIY walkway. use a picture frame with multiple spaces, and a $4.00 bag of cement. Prettier and cheaper way to do a walk.

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50 Random Tips & Tricks

Don't throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt and/or potting soil before planting any plants. For someone who doesn't have a green thumb, I have had great success with this.

How To Grow Your Own Lavender. Lavender is an herb that has been used for centuries and offers a plethora of health benefits. Originally grown in the Mediterranean, lavender flowers and oil are widely used. Lavender also grows quite well in containers. In the Deep South, it actually does better in pots, as it benefits from improved drainage and air circulation.