Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups).    That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit.    Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

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spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge the roots in a glass of water and place in a sunny window. Periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.

garden storage rack

Brown Envelope Seeds: Trial by Abuse I want to know how to build that apple storage box!

TUTORIAL Newspaper pots for your seeds.  And once your seedlings are old enough to move out on their own you just pop them into the ground -- paper pot and all.

Make starter pots out of old newspapers. Easy to make, free, and earth-friendly. Once seedlings are old enough to move outside, just pop them into the ground, paper pot and all: Lindy Cottage Hill

How to correctly store produce, from Apples to Zucchini.  Most of your produce will last weeks longer.

How to store fresh produce – From A to Zucchini.

How to store fresh produce - From A to Zucchini. (And a handy printable.) household-tips-from-food-to-fruit-flys

I like this!

DIY Recycled Wine Bottle Torches - Tiki Lights for the deck. Lord knows I have plenty of empty wine bottles.

Landscaping around a tree

DIY Tree Ring Planter landscaping landscape designing ideas ATTENTION: Have You Always Wanted to Redesign Your Home's Landscape But Don't Know Where to Start?

A list of fast-growing perennials by zone.  Handy!

A Front-Yard Garden in No Time

This is exactly what I want in front of my picket fence and this has a list of fast-growing perennials by zone.

A pretty project for the birds

Bird Seed Wreath

birdseed wreath 4 cups of wild bird seed cup of warm water 1 envelope of Knox gelatin a cup of flour bundt pan nonstick spray 3 tbl.

Drought-Resistant Plants - hens and chicks, echeveria, sedum, succulents (next to no watering)

Create Stunning Hanging Baskets

creating an almost no-care container with succulents. Use drought tolerant hens and chicks, echeveria, sedum, or other succulents.

Teapot Planter #diy #gardening

Tea pot planters hanging in the garden, Cool Idea. I don't have a stair like this, but hanging in the trees or along a picket fence, Very cute.

Indigo Bunting fun facts

Indigo Bunting, Passerine cyanea photo from Tennessee Aquarium

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