Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either!

Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.

How to grow tulips in a vase

Indoor Tulips - Fill glass container about with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Set tulip bulb on top of marbles or stones; pointed end up, add more marbles or rocks; so bulb is surrounded but not covered. Pour fresh water into the container.

Brilliant.~> soda bottle drip feeder

Soda Bottle Drip Feeder for Plants - Water Plants with a Soda Bottle

Gardening Tip- Easy way to reach the roots of a Container plant, poke holes in a water bottle or soda bottle, bury between a couple seedlings and water as needed. by krista

Not all plants hibernate in the winter, some flourish.  Here are 9 plants that add color to your garden during the winter months.

9 Winter Garden Plants That Dazzle (Even When It Snows): Flowering quince (Chaenomeles)

When most other plants are hiding away from winter’s chill, snowdrop is eager to get going. One of the first blossoms of late winter, snowdrops are still shy, preferring to hide away in rock gardens and under taller shrubs. Plant these bulbs in fall.

Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!)~ Buggy and Buddy

Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs

Help kids see how plant grow! (Or if you're short on kids just do it for yourself - it's pretty cool!) :: Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!) from Buggy and Buddy

Alert for my teacher friends! Here is an idea for a vertical garden in your classroom (plus a fish tank). This could also work in other places -- your homes, places of worship, community centres, etc.

Here is an idea for a vertical garden in a classroom (plus a fish tank). This could also work in other places -- homes, places of worship, community centres, etc. Maybe even outdoors? With a mesh covering over the fish tank, the cats couldn't get in.

DIY Worm Farm... for all of you worm lovers.

WORM farm

Any excuse to say "I got worms! I got worms! We're gonna specialize in selling worm farms. You know, like ant farms.

good idea, start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells  // Great Gardens

Sounds like a good idea: Start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells (calcium--helping prevent blossom rot)

Winterize Your Window Box - Winter is equally stellar when you know what to plant. Begin with a focal point, the one element that draws attention. In  this window box, a tall pyramid-shaped boxwood serves as the anchor plant. To each side, a small, round boxwood repeats the texture and fills the container with substantial foliage. Accent the green with bright red nandina berri

Add Charm with Window Boxes

Window box flower ideas are available in several styles and materials, including wood and wrought iron. Beautiful miniature landscapes can be created in window box flower ideas with a variety of plants.

30  Herb Garden Ideas

Herb Gardens 30 great Herb Garden Ideas

Plastic Bottle Herb Garden - 9 DIY Herb Garden Ideas Really great, but I'd definitely cut off the red cap ring.

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