Preserving the Harvest: Fresh-Frozen Herbs in Oil, Butter, Broth or Water…

Freeze fresh herbs in olive oil, toss in pan when needed. No need to ever waste fresh herbs again! This is a great idea! I've frozen herb ice cubes before, but the olive oil makes even more sense!

As you plant, put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole. Plants will grow larger, leafier and greener. 4(epsom salts) to 1(sugar) ratio.

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.

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers . . . and other gardening tips

Growing Cucumbers

Some tips for growing cucumbers. Remember cucumbers are heavy feeders so be sure to feed them often. I use a weak solution of miracle grow or the generic/store brand weekly. Cucumbers need lots of rich soil, lots of manure and heat and water.

tips for storing food

Onions stored in pantyhose will last as long as 8 months. Onions stored in pantyhose will last as long as 8 months. Put onions in pantyhose, and tie knots between onion.

Lowes sells the 4 to 6" round PVC pipe with holes already drilled.  Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant.

Flower Tower - Freestanding Vertical Planter

Lowes sells the 4 to 6 round PVC pipe with holes already drilled. Purchase an end cap, fill with rock, soil, and plant. add amazing height and color to a container that has trailing plants (no end cap or rock needed if you are placing in a container)

Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

Kids' Gardening

Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beet

Vietnamese pickled veggies

vietnamese pickled vegetables recipe - nice and fresh for lb. daikon, peeled and julienned 1 lb. carrots, peeled and julienned 2 tsps kosher or sea salt 1 cup unseasoned rice vinegar 1 cup sugar 1 cup water

How to Freeze Fresh Summer Vegetables

How to Properly Freeze Fresh Summer Vegetables, we also make broth out of the trimmings and not so pretty ones. and freeze or soups. We have vegetable garden beds around the yard.

How to create sensational pots and planters

How to Create Sensational Pots and Planters - Container Gardening

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