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Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time

I so need to try this.  When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one.  Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers.  I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

I so need to try this. When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

Ladybug rocks

Painted Rocks for Artistic Yard and Garden Designs, 40 Cute Rockpainting Ideas

Can stand up to full sun, hot and humid conditions.  Fountain grass for the center, trailing verbena and potato vine.  Purple lantana would work too.

Can stand up to full sun, hot and humid conditions. Fountain grass for the center, trailing verbena and potato vine. Purple lantana would work too.

Heavenly Blue Morning Glories..put in a hanging pot, and they will grow down wards..will do this for this summer..I have just the spot to try it..

Heavenly Blue Morning Glories..put in a hanging pot, and they will grow down wards..will do this for this summer..I have just the spot to try it..

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

Try planting a whole raw egg or eggshells deeply in the hole before planting your tomato plant.

Try planting a whole raw egg or eggshells deeply in the hole before planting your tomato plant.

"If you're not exactly a plant whisperer, club soda will change your life! Give it to your plants to quench their thirst. The nutrients in club soda (sodium citrate and potassium sulfate) will help enrich the soil. Like steroids for your plants - but without the chemicals."

2X4: Four Club Soda Tricks

"If you're not exactly a plant whisperer, club soda will change your life! Give it to your plants to quench their thirst. The nutrients in club soda (sodium citrate and potassium sulfate) will help enrich the soil. Like steroids for your plants - but without the chemicals."

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

How to Save Seeds. Want to save money on seeds next year? Save your veggie seeds! This article tells you how to save the most commonly planted seeds. #gardening #seeds #savingseeds

How to Save Seeds

How to Save Seeds. Want to save money on seeds next year? Save your veggie seeds! This article tells you how to save the most commonly planted seeds. #gardening #seeds #savingseeds

Basic Rose Care For Beginners | How To Care For Roses

Basic Rose Care For Beginners