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Dividing Perennials

DIY: Dividing Perennials - link lists what plants to divide, how to divide & how often.

How to Prune Your Trees and Shrubs by lowes: Pruning makes sense when you understand the role and locations of growth buds. Select the bud you want to keep and cut just beyond it. The resulting growth will vary depending on the bud... #Trees #Shrubs #Pruning

Amazing Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets

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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

The Garden Glovefrom The Garden Glove

How (and When) to Prune Trees

tree pruning

If you have a hot, baked spot, lantana is your answer. This hardworking plant not only thrives with little moisture and in full, unyielding sun, it does so with ease. In fact, lantana is a flower that seems to have it all: It produces an abundance of brightly colored flowers all summer and fall, and it's a magnet for butterflies (hummingbirds like it, too). It's easy to grow and a great perennial groundcover, as well. Zones 2-11. 4'x4' blooms summer to frost.

Line flower pots with coffee filters to prevent dirt falling through the hole in the bottom of the pot

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How to Compost

How to Make Compost

Country Livingfrom Country Living

7 Tips to Start Seeds in the Winter

Seeds. 7 Tips to Start Seeds in the Winter. This would be something cool to do with your kids. IThis starts in late Feb to early March!

How to Fertilizer with Epsom salts are used in the garden as a natural source of magnesium, particularly for roses, tomatoes, and peppers, because these plants seem to benefit from an additional helping of this nutrient. The extra magnesium is believed to make the plants bushier and greener, with more blooms and abundant veggie yields.

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how we plant our tomatoes

How to grow huge tomato plants - bury a PVC pipe with holes in it for watering

For the Deck- Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant, plus, the leaves make a great healthy tea, and the cut up stems are great in Thai dishes, like Tom Lum (coconut milk) soup.