Good to know. put epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. it makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. 1 T. of each.

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

As you plant, sprinkle Epsom salts and sugar into each hole, plants will grow larger, leafier, and greener: 4 epsom salts to 1 sugar ratio.

How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) - you can always have fresh garlic!

How to Grow Garlic

Soap Deli News: How to Grow Garlic Did you know that one clove or bulb of garlic, when planted, can produce up to an additional twenty cloves? So instead of tossing out your garlic that's started to sprout, plant it instead!

Cucumber TeePee by veggiegardener: Secret hiding place : ) #Cucumber_Teepee #veggiegardener

Cucumber TeePee by veggiegardener: Secret hiding place :) Neat idea for my raised beds.

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it

Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and a lot of other information about caring for tomato plants Should have read this earlier in the season, I have had a lot of cracked tomatoes, Angela Lumpkin

Strawberries- 50 plants in 3 sq ft in a strawberry pyramid- it collapses/ nestles for storage

Strawberry Garden Idea Grow almost 50 strawberry plants in less than a square yard of space.such a wonderful idea.

Great set up for a veggie garden

Great set up for a veggie garden, blocked from the dog or other animals.I just spied dog tracks in my raised garden bed.

Tomato growing tips from other gardeners.

Tomato growing tips: "water consistently at the same time every day." - hardware cloth for critter problems - epsom salts - banana peels -marigolds - a lot of miracle grow - eggshells and/or powdered milk for calcium

Potato Tower  4 lbs of potatoes into 25 lbs, and no digging. Think I'm going to try this. :) We could eat more taters this winter

Potato Towers & Living Fence Posts - Urban Farmer of Seward How to create a living fence post or stand growing potatoes (one 4 ft. 'post' growing about 25 lbs of potatoes)

Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree! Or turn that old crabapple tree into a productive Macintosh tree!

Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree! Or turn that old crabapple tree into a productive Macintosh tree! My Dad did this with an apple tree in our yard.

pallet potting bench

Dishfunctional Designs: Salvaged Wood & Pallet Potting Benches - YES! I need a better potting bench!

Shredded paper, water, blender and a muffin tin. Seed starters dry & ready for some soil!

Seed Starters out of Paper Pulp - Shredded paper, water, blender and a muffin tin. Seed starters dry & ready for some soil!

Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.

Build your own raised bed. Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.

Interesting

How to make a Sub-Irrigated Planter. I'm not sure I would use a two liter plastic bottle though. Over time I would fear the plastic breaking down enough to poison the plant. Perhaps a wine bottle instead.

$10 Cedar Raised Garden Beds - this is basically how I did my first raised bed on the cheap. Cedar fence pickets FTW!

Cedar raised bed make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised bed can cost hundreds of dollars. With this plan, I figured out how to create raised cedar beds - deep ones - for about 10 each.

Greenhouse made from recycled windows.

What to do with all those old windows / recycled window greenhouse.my greenhouse was constructed from a truckload of old wooden windows.love the idea.love my greenhouse.

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