Use Containers Use Containers Big, bold container gardens are ideal for creating privacy, especially if you have a small space such as a deck or patio. Plus you can find containers and plants to fit any landscape style. Here, large metal containers hold majestic palms for a modern look.
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.
Do you use the outdoors as your classroom? The Garden Classroom e-book has 52 kids gardening activities that are fun, creative and full of learning. Art, craft, science, math, literacy and play - watch the video for a peek inside the book and get your copy to start enjoying the ideas with your children.