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how to grow milkweed to attract butterflies

How to Grow Milkweed

How to Make Your Own Compost Like a DIY Pro

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. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) 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

Spring Terrariums

Use Dollar tree solar lights in tiki torch bases..... I love this idea for the deck.

Hydrangea care tips- including how to adjust the color of the blooms!

MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Cinnamon, Castor, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Cedar, Peppermint, Clove, Geranium, Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Basil, Thyme, and Garlic Front porch and backyard :) @ Home Design Ideas

How To Make A Beautiful Clay Pot Lighthouse

These glass garden ornaments are so simple & fun to make! If you look closely, they consist of a vase {upside-down}, then other various glass dishes strategically stacked on top, such as; little ice-cream glasses, candle sticks, small plates, & saucers.

How to grow a pineapple: much more descriptive than the other one I pinned.

herb garden has a separate section for each herb

How to prune your cukes so they grow vertically up a trellis

Genius. Seed packet storage in small photo album.

Seed Starting 101

Foods that will Re-Grow from your Kitchen Scraps

Give your kid’s castoff a new life in the garden. Choose toys that’ll weather well and ones with dirt-friendly containers, like this Tonka metal dump truck. (via Toy Planter | Turn Salvaged Junk Into Garden Ornaments | This Old House)

Flower Tower with address. Too pretty for words!

Wasp killed in trap

Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.

Suburban Homesteading: Introducing the Chunnel: the chicken tunnel Ha this cracks me up! But I still want one...

Coat planters with glow-in-the-dark paint for instant night lighting. | 32 Cheap And Easy Backyard Ideas That Are BorderlineGenius

Straw Bale Gardening - Straw Bale Gardens - Hay Bale Gardening

How to plant a straw bale garden! Looks interesting... and it would certainly stop the felines visiting and doing their business in my veg beds!

Planting Garlic in Containers