Tomatoes can benefit from Epsom salt every 2 weeks. Apply 1 tablespoon diluted in water per foot of plant height per plant.

Tomatoes can benefit from Epsom salt every 2 weeks. Apply 1 tablespoon diluted in water per foot of plant height per plant.

You can spruce up any porch, yard, patio or balcony using colorful, low maintenance plants.

You can spruce up any porch, yard, patio or balcony using colorful, low maintenance plants.

The Best Perennials for Your Yard ~ 2007: 'Walker's Low' Catmint  Excellent heat- and drought-tolerance make this catmint a top pick for tough, sunny sites. And even better, it's typically ignored by even the hungriest deer and rabbits. 'Walker's Low' looks good, too, thanks to its gray-green foliage and violet-blue flowers.

The Best Perennials for Your Yard

The Best Perennials for Your Yard ~ 2007: 'Walker's Low' Catmint Excellent heat- and drought-tolerance make this catmint a top pick for tough, sunny sites. And even better, it's typically ignored by even the hungriest deer and rabbits. 'Walker's Low' looks good, too, thanks to its gray-green foliage and violet-blue flowers.

Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8

Zebra Hollyhocks are perennials that bloom all summer long. They are easy to grow, self seed, are drought tolerant, and attract butterflies. They grow in sun to part shade and get 2-4' tall. Great for perennial beds, cottage gardens, borders, and rock gardens. Zones 4-8

Pretty in white pot in shady spot of porch. Designer recommends before adding potting soil put empty plastic bottles halfway up the pot to save on soil. container that's filled almost full of premoistened soil. Add a cast-iron plant, 'Moonlight' caladiums, 'Dazzler White' impatiens, silver ribbon fern, asparagus fern, Korean rock fern, and variegated creeping fig.

Easy Container Made for Shade

Pretty in white pot in shady spot of porch. Designer recommends before adding potting soil put empty plastic bottles halfway up the pot to save on soil. container that's filled almost full of premoistened soil. Add a cast-iron plant, 'Moonlight' caladiums, 'Dazzler White' impatiens, silver ribbon fern, asparagus fern, Korean rock fern, and variegated creeping fig.

Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent.

Use Irish Spring to Keep Out Garden Pests

Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent.

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