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

Milk Jug Seed Starters: This simple technique was developed for seeds that need to spend a winter outside before they will germinate, but it’s also a great method to start garden seeds in late winter if you don’t have indoor lights or a cold frame.

Never waste cut roses, ladies. Did You know that You can grow roses from cuttings? Simply cut healthy stems, place them in large potatoes and then bury them 3-4 inches deep in a healthy soil mixture of peat moss & top soil. The potatoes keep the stems moist & help develop the root systems. It's a perfectly simple way to multiply Your rose garden without spending lots of $$$.

Slugs will eat cornmeal, even though it kills them. Put cornmeal in a jar turned on its side near the affected plants...!!!