SWEET POTATOES IN BUSHEL BASKETS — a success!! Sweet potatoes may be the perfect crop for not-allowed vegetable gardens. The plants are lovely, with long, trailing vines and purple-tinged leaves. The late-summer flowers look like pale purple morning glories. unlike many vegetables, sweet potatoes continue to look glorious right until they're zapped by frost. A single plant will produce 1.5 – 2.5 pounds of edible roots. Outlaw Garden http://www.outlawgarden.com/2011/10/11/sweet-potatoes/
"Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants."
I never realized how tricky it was to plant fruit trees, until I got older and started planting some of our own. There is so much to learn, and hopefully a few of these tips will help get you pointed in the right direction. If you’re wanting to plant an orchard, you’ll need to really plan it out ahead of time, making sure that all your trees have the right pollination. Here are 6 tips for planting & growing fruit trees.
Pest spray from natural ingredients. "I have been making this spray for more than 20 years--I don't remember where the idea came from--perhaps an old issue of Organic Gardening or Mother Earth News. I do know that the recipe works. "
DIY Free Plant Fertilizer - Banana Peels: Did you know the skins are rich in nutrients and can be turned into plant food? They can be used whole, chopped or blended and used in many ways to feed your garden. Lots of tips on saving money by reusing your food waste for healthier plants. | The Micro Gardener