Surprisingly, both cilantro and basil freeze very well. After cutting the leaves, preferably in the early morning while they are freshest, we mix them with a small amount of olive oil... just enough to coat the leaves. They are then packed into freezer bags and frozen for later use. The olive oil makes it really easy to separate the frozen leaves and also adds an extra flavor to the mix.
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)
Get your seedlings off to a good start with their very own little greenhouse! The bottom 3/4 part of a plastic soda bottle makes for the perfect little dome to cover your little pots with. This would be a fun project to get the kids involved with.
Plant 8 cucumber seeds at the base of a 4-6 foot tomato cage and "help" it climb up the cage. It takes less garden space and makes harvesting easier. I did this for the first time last year and it is the best method I have ever used.