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You don't have to have a lawn--or tear yours up--to have a fruit and vegetable garden. A Beginners Guide to Container Vegetable #Gardening | via @SparkPeople

Basically, a good rule to remember is that if you grow a plant for the fruit or the root, it needs full sun. If you grow it for the leaves, stems, or buds, a little shade will be just fine.

Walkers Low catnip...Catnip is said to be 10 times more effective than DEET in repelling mosquitoes. Citronella, or West Indian lemongrass, is a tall plant and the source for citronella oil. Cascading Geranium, another bug repelling plant, will cascade over its pot and add a delicate floral scent to your potagerie

Regrow these foods from kitchen scraps!

6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow – repel: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas & more…

6 Insect Repellent Plants To Grow – repel: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks, fleas & more…

Learn how easy it is to get those crisp, expertly-done flower gardens

Well, humph! Don't you hate it when you see a simple idea and think "Why didn't I think of that!!" An Easy Way to Edge a Lawn ♥

outdoor Tic-Tac-Toe

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. Theyll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

~Pallets slipped over fence posts. Simply Genius!

All you need to know for growing your own garlic, and all the reasons why you SHOULD grow your own garlic.

Container garden along side of the house. Maybe some herbs??

Pavers lining the sidewalk/driveway... "dress up" a standard entry

The Basics of Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts - just cut, place in water, and watch them grow back in days... For real? Gotta try! NEVER ENDING SALAD!

What a great way to cover up exposed roots and dirt patches under trees!

Natural Landscape Edging, step by step

Spray Garden stones that catch the sun and they will glow at night to help visibility. Use a stencil to make special shapes appear.