I WISH I KNEW THIS BEFORE! "When my sister was married, I took the half-dead roses from her bouquet. At home, I rooted them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. I kept these moist until rooted & planted them in a shaded location in my garden. This year, on her anniversary, she received a gift that can't be replaced: 12 rose bushes from her wedding…
Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years
Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years David Latimer first planted his bottle garden in 1960 and last watered it in 1972 before tightly sealing it shut 'as an experiment' The hardy spiderworts plant inside has grown to fill the 10-gallon container by surviving entirely on recycled air, nutrients and water.
Homemade garden plant markers - just use a vegetable peeler to gently peel away 'enough' layers; if it oozes, let it dry over night, then use a permanent marker to note your plants. way cute - thank you, martha stewart!