Homestead Survival: Planter DIY Water Reservoir For Potted Plants

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

Self-Watering Hanging Basket

Use limes and cloves to get rid of mosquitos. Need to remember this!

homemade weed killer. Simple to make, no harsh chemicals, and will cost less then you will pay in the store for something similar. Mix 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar, 1/4 c table salt and 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap and pour into a spray bottle. Then just spray weeds thoroughly.

Self watering hanging basket

hmm. good to know- the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season.

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...

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

Growing Gardening: How To Make A Self Watering Container. I see a DIY growing here ! I am not paying 80 bucks for one planter! YouTube is abundant with DIYs for self-watering pots !

Use Pool Noodles to Fill Flower Pots

Line flower pots with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage

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

See Desperate Gardener's instructions! Making Seed Pots From Soda Bottles.

Self Watering Plant Starting Pots

Clay Pot Irrigation - a simple adaptation of an ancient technique Want to conserve water but still want to make sure you aren't under-watering your garden? Want to establish a simple greenhouse irrigation system? Clay pot irrigation can save 50-70% of water without depriving your plants.

Plant these in the garden to repel mosquitoes - won't get rid of them completely, but every little bit helps! All these plants really need to have some direct sunlight on them during the day to get them to grow, even in Houston's tropical climate. ~ Houston Foodlovers

I need to remember to do this for my plants this year! kneazle7

Decorative Flower Pots

A self watering garden (as long as it rains) - connect a soaker hose and let it be. We are definitely trying it this year.

Adding to my flower garden this year! Angelonia -It's easy to grow and flowers profusely, great plant for our dry spells and heat. Not fussy about soil either. Butterflies love it!