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Hovering Saucer - A large terra-cotta saucer sits atop a tomato cage serving double-duty as a birdbath and trellis for climbing vines. To create an even more vibrant focal point, paint the saucer in your favorite color, or tie it into your garden's color scheme.

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Tomato Cage Bird Bath -- and other great ideas that are for the birds! ;D

hyacinth bean vine...grows so fast and is so showy/FRAGRANT-Will help to lure Butterflies and Hummingbirds to your habitat. Plant with Moonflower Vine which is also fragrant! May grow up to 20 Ft. high. Perfect planted by a birdbath on a trellis.

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Unique Bird Baths - a Stepladder

good use for my old rickity ladder

Planters made of tomato stands. One method to create elevated heights for potted plants in garden beds.

Use pinecones at the bottom of container ~ makes it much lighter and will draining better ~ Planting A Succulent Garden

Epsom salt as fertilizer, pest deterrent, and seed starter, enhance quality of shrubs and lawn. Also, plant Marigolds with your veggies/herbs. For tomatoes bulbs: Drop 1 cup epsom salt and 1 cup of granulated sugar along with a few eggshells into the hole. Also, plant Marigolds with edibles to keep pests away.

How to grow watermelons: They do not like "wet feet" but they need at least an in of water each wk. You can trellis up watermelon plants, and once the plants set fruit, support the burgeoning melons with slings, which can be made with cheesecloth, nylon stockings, or old T-shirts. If the sling completely covers the fruit, it provides protection from insects. In addition to saving space, trellising improves air circulation and helps prevent disease.

copper pennies before 1982 help keep algae from growing in bird bath...interesting, I will be trying this!

Apple Cider Vinegar 1 capful to keep bird bath clean and reduce algae growth. Also provides vitamins & minerals to birds!

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