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    Homestead Survival: Planter DIY Water Reservoir For Potted Plants

    Self-Watering Hanging Basket

    I have done this for several years now and it really does work.

    I want one of these for my patio !

    Self Watering Container. I'm going to use this system but in my upside down planters. ( 2 liter in a 5 gallon paint bucket)

    Laundry Basket Planter ~ What a great idea!

    Make your old plastic bottles an auto water device for your veggies or house plants. Aqua Spikes attach to bottles

    Directions for making a fountain out of a large flower pot (via Better Homes & Gardens)

    $109 I think we need new boxes this year

    DIY Backyard Wasp Solutions • Great Ideas, Tips and Tutorials! Including from 'prairie story', this DIY soda bottle wasp trap.

    Natural bug spray for the garden. 1 gallon of water 2 cups of Dawn soap 2 cups of plain listerine type mouthwash 1 tsp cayenne pepper Mix together, put in a spray bottle. 10 Steps to Organic Gardening

    How to keep potted plants moist... with a diaper!

    Don't throw your eggshells away. They are great for the garden in so many ways!

    2-Liter Drip Irrigation

    How to remove a stump in 2-3 days instead of 2-3 years.

    Disney world does this! Lowes sells the 4 to 6" round PVC pipe with holes already drilled. Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant. I will often put these in the center of a very large pot to stabilize, and add amazing height and color to a container that has trailing plants (no end cap or rock needed if you are placing in a container)

    1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later. produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses...

    soda bottle

    DIY Eco-Friendly seedling pots.

    Recycled Soda Pop Bottle Watering System