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30 Tips for Growing Perfect Tomatoes

How to Grow Perfect Tomatoes - My great WordPress blog

Homemade organic insect spray for your garden!

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. oregano chases them away from cucumbers.  Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter. Basil makes tomatoes even tastier.

Plants that help other plants grow

Over 50 Canning Recipes In Seasonal Order.. time to buy the jars.

Creating Nirvana: Can Me Up: Over 50 Canning Recipes

How To Grow Tulips In A Vase and Have Them All Year Round.

How to Force Tulip Bulbs in Water - Sand and Sisal

Step Four | Planting Bulbs in Containers - Southern Living Mobile

truebluemeandyou: DIY Thrifted Dishes Bird Feeder and Bird Bath from Morena’s Corner. I’ve gotten a message asking for more outdoor DIYs, and these are just a variation on the “glue and stick" cake stands. Top Photo: Tea Cup Bird Feeder Tutorial from Morena’s Corner at Dollar Store Crafts here. Bottom Photo: Tea Pot Bird Bath Tutorial from Morena’s Corner here.

Add a solar light to your outdoor planter to create some evening ambiance on the deck or patio | via Gredlie@flickr

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bars | Tasty Kitchen: A Happy Recipe Community!

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bars

#BobbyFlay's simple #pickles have just the right amount of garlic and dill and are intensely crunchy and refreshing right out of the refrigerator.

Dill Pickles - Pickled Vegetables

Nancy's Craft Spot: Graduation Card Box

Nancy's Craft Spot: Graduation Card Box

Cucumbers tend to take over other plants, so they should be grown by themselves. Who knew? This is from a great blog- 100 Days of Real Food

Growing Food: Lessons Learned - 100 Days of Real Food

Herb Garden

{ the vintage wren }

Best Homemade Weed Killer And Other Ways To Kill Weeds.

a meyer lemon tree

Dried Banana Peels as a Plant Fertilizer Bananas are not only wonderful sources of potassium for people, but their peels are a great source of phosphorus, potassium and other important trace minerals for plants. ... ... To dry banana peels. Place them on paper towels in an open weave basket and allow to dry.

SECRET Fertilizer :) My 'fertilizing cocktail' consists of mixing 1/2 bottle of cheap beer, 1 tablespoon of Epson salts, and 2 tablespoons of fish emulsion in a watering can (1-2 gallons). I do this to ALL my vegetable, flowers, and indoor plants. You will definitely notice the difference in a few weeks! Don't waste too much money on the beer. Cheapest still works great -- plants aren't picky!

Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener, use about 1 Tablespoon in a 1 to 1 ratio but I don’t really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,... all veggies. If you have already planted I would sprinkle around the plant and water it well

3 Killer Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Naturally #DIY #GARDENING

solar lights in a planter for outdoor lighting

nice. for herb garden

Heucheras, the "new hostas" for shady spots. So colorful!

Tub of sunflowers, I might just have to do this.

My neighbor made these (Amber Bliss Calderon) and they are the best pickles I have ever eaten!

Ideas for vegetable garden