Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue.

Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue.

How To Make A Penny Ball Garden Sphere, that not only repels slugs, but also makes hydrangeas blue

How To Make A Penny Ball Garden Sphere, that not only repels slugs, but also makes hydrangeas blue

Could do this with the now-defunct penny! :) Gazing ball? Could I find something cheaper?

Mosaic Bowling Ball Yard Art

Could do this with the now-defunct penny! :) Gazing ball? Could I find something cheaper?

To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide.

To keep algae growth from your bird bath drop some pre-1982 copper pennies in. I have what I would call a normal size bird bath & I use 7 pennies. The reason for the pennies being pre-1982 is that before that year, the pennies contained copper, a natural algicide.

How to make decorative garden balls.

Decorative Garden Ball Ideas And Instructions

limelight hydrangeas. My favorite. They grow up to 8 ft tall, and can grow in full sun or shade, and can tolerate dry soil.

limelight hydrangeas. My favorite. They grow up to 8 ft tall, and can grow in full sun or shade, and can tolerate dry soil.

Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspaper. Good composting!

Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspaper. Good composting!

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