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66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden.


Oriental poppy

garden/planting tips

How to propagate rosemary, lavender and basil.

A beautiful heritage corn variety

Crafty Uses for the Mint from Your Garden You could try some of these with different flavoured mints too!

garden markers

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely.

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier links to great gardening with kids ideas

Moss Graffiti: Put in blender: one can of cheap beer (or 1 1/2 cups buttermilk), a few handfuls of moss, one teaspoon of sugar. Paint on wall and mist daily until it grows.

recycled window frames mini green house

Love plants with cool leaf textures and designs...Begonia rex

river rocks in a box + garden hose = clean feet what a great garden idea! Placed in the sun will heat the stones as well.

mosquisto repelling plants- brilliant!

Newspaper Pots

The Ultimate Upcycle


66 Things You Can Grow in Containers

Giant pine cones made from shovels by sculptor Patrick Plourde

how to hand pollinate

Osteospermum...a beautiful, and unique flower.

Self-Watering Planters For Starting Seeds

Use eggs as mini pots for seeds! Then you replant them still in the shell which slowly biodegrades and gives lots of nutrients to the soil! Woo, super sustainability!