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How to "deep water" your tomatoes for a killer crop this summer!

The floral industry sells a lot of roses this week. As much as I love roses, I can't get worked up over a vase of long stems. I like my roses billowy and exuberant. I guess I'm greedy and would rather have the whole rose bush. So I totally understood when a reader wrote to ask if she could root her Valentine's Day roses. What a great idea! Growing Roses from Cuttings Rose Gardening

Very interesting...how to keep foods cool and fresh without a fridge by using a zeer pot (Just 2 terra cotta pots and some sand)

Grow 100 lbs. Of Potatoes In 4 Square Feet: {How To} This works wonders. Dig a trench then lay the potatoes in and just add straw, as the potatoes grow add more straw. You just need to make sure there is enough straw as the potatoes grow so they are covered and don’t turn green. But very easy picking and no cleaning, they are already clean and seem to me to grow bigger.

Continuous cilantro method.

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. Also, I think this looks like a bra.

Clean and sharpen ANY pruning shears in 10 minutes or less!

carrots in containers - it works

Carrots are easy to grow in pots. great for small spaces or questionable ground soil. Good to know! We always struggle growing carrots.

grow Button and Portobello mushrooms from a common variety that you can pick-up FRESH from your local grocery store.

How to Use Coffee Grinds in Vegetable Gardens

Container Gardening 101

Love these raised beds.

Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of it's protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets

2 gardens like this can feed a family of 10 all year round & use as little as a gallon of water a day, it's an awesome concept

Have you ever heard of a garden that waters and fertilizes itself? We certainly had never heard of such a thing until last week when we stumbled across a short video showing women in Africa building a "keyhole garden."

Cheap topsy turvy...

Gardener’s To-Do List for October Our zone-by-zone list will keep you busy this month.

When to Plant Stuff