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.

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

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

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

DIY Solar Food Dehydrator

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.

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

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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.

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 . .

1.Use coffee grounds around flowers/vegs. before watering them for a slow-release of nitrogen. 2.Coffee-ground mulch deterrs veggie/flower slugs or snails. It is fatal for both. 3.As a fertilizer, grounds are slightly acidic & full of nitrogen, aiding veg/plant growth. Grounds are good for tomato plants, which thrive on nitrogen. Grounds, when used for planting, create a natural acidic form of bacteria which boosts the growth of acid-loving plants as tomatoes, roses, blueberries & evergreen...

Shannon's Homemade Monster Tomatoe Fertilizer - egg shells, bone meal, Epsom salts and aspirin! Hmm would it still be organic?

Spray your zucchini plants once a week with a solution of 1 part milk to 9 parts water. You can use any kind of milk available. This will keep your plants from getting powdery mildew, a serious threat to zucchini plants.

Year round self sufficient garden

gardening, 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.

CHICKENS make your Garden Great! How to get awesome compost in less than 60 days!

Tilapia Pond - Interesting... aquaponics, 4000 gallon tank in the middle of his green house will hold 2000 Tilapia, the water will be used to water his plants giving them needed nutrients. The heat from the pond will warm the greenhouse in winter.

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This is an EXCELLENT site for GARDENING tips. I am learning so much from her. This post is on Sweet Manure Tea. Not the drinking kind!!! The one that your garden will love.