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Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. Roll will decompose

DIY: Milk jug scoop for potting soil + 6 ways to use repurposed materials (gutters, pallets, old windows) to start a garden.

Plant lemon seeds from your lemons! Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

Vertical Garden Using Plastic Milk Bottles...http://alternative-energy-gardning.blogspot.com/2013/03/vertical-garden-using-plastic-milk.html

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Science Saturday

Self-watering starter seeds

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

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

Toilet Paper Roll Pots - the square shape is much more practical ************************************************ joeysplanting via Flickr #garden #starting #seed

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10 Uses for Coffee Filters

gardening, TOP TIP: Flower Pot Drain Hole Cover: Just lay a coffee filter in the bottom of the pot covering the hole before filling the pot. The soil will stay in the pot and the water will still drain out because that is what coffee filters are designed to do; let water through. They last for a long time, too; by the time they fall apart, the potting soil is well packed and the plant has roots that hold the soil together.

Walk-On-Me Plant is a creeping thyme that grows only 3" tall. (Also called Mother of Thyme). Plant around flagstones or for a decorative, dense-growing ground cover. Walk on it and the whole area will be filled with the aromatic smell of fresh thyme. It grows well in partial shade to full sun and hard-to-plant areas. Spreads rapidly. Has small evergreen leaves and clusters. Plant 6-12" apart. Field grown plants. Deer Resistant and attracts butterflies.

protect your hydrangeas during winter... Just bloody brilliant! Probably good for any perennial that needs a little help overwintering...

When the hosta "eyes" appear, I mix one part household ammonia with ten parts of water and pour this mixture around the eyes close to the plant. It doesn't hurt the plants, but it does dissolve the eggs that are laid around the roots. It has reduced the slug population noticeably. I also pour the ammonia solution directly on slugs that I see on the deck. Dissolves them right away.