Tomato plants like deep watering. Why waste water when you can make a simple reservoir delivery system. Neat idea. The photo says it all.

COFFEE GROUNDS IN THE GARDEN. This supplies much-needed nitrogen to your garden. Tomatoes, gardenias, and a host of other plants will benefit from the occasional dumping of your used grinds into the soil.

Instantly Fertilize Plants Using 3 Kitchen Scraps- Banana Peel- skin helps plants grow flowers & fruit used as an organic alternative to chemical fertilizers. Used Coffee Grounds- sprinkle around plants before watering for a slow-release nitrogen or dilute with H2O for a gentle fast acting fertilizer. Egg Shells- grind clean dry shells. Gives calcium boost to vegetables & trees. Read more . .

Grandma's secret weapon for composting - from Desperate Gardener

Household plants need nourishment, particularly in the dead of winter when sunlight is limited. Plants love starch, save the water you boiled your potatoes in, let it cool and use it to water your household plants.

Crushed egg shells can be used to provide a valuable source of calcium for growing plants and to aid in deterring pests without the use of chemicals in a vegetable garden.

DIY freestanding vertical garden. I like how it could be a privacy screen as well.

DIY: Garden plant markers (could be used for indoor herb garden containers also)

Eggshells: Microwave for three minutes, remove, crush into a fine powder, and place them in a cloth sachet. Then drop the sachet into your watering can to give your potted plants a nice nitrogen-boost.

Benefits of using wood ash in your garden, my dad always cleaned out the fireplace into the garden growing up, now I understand what he was doing

Great tutorial: How to make a wormery~ eco garden activity for kids.

DIY Solar Food Dehydrator

grow your own tea—green, black, and oolong teas all come from the same plant!

The living willow fence--one year later - Paris postcard

How to Grow Cereal Grains at Home. 10x10 plot will yield enough for half a year's worth of bread making.

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.

How to repel ticks - plant lavender garlic, sage, and use cedar wood chips as mulch. Keep grass cut around house and animal areas. Ticks like long cool grass to hide in. Also, most ticks are carried by mice & deer so discourage them. Keep Guinea fowl & chickens or ducks to keep the ticks in check!

Neaten up your soaker hoses - use quick releases for easy winter pickup

Homemade Organic Insecticides and Pesticides