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Gardens and such

I finally have a yard big enough for gardening and just overall theraputic yard work, and I'm looking for great ideas for a first time gardener!!!

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Gardens and such

Gardens and such

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grow your own pineapple from the top of another one

Super Great — grow your own pineapple from the top of another...

From lemon seeds. Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

from lemon seeds -

Gravity Drip Bucket Irrigation Systems for Vegetable Gardens Enhance Food Security for the Food Insecure | Big Picture Agriculture

Root Crop Storage Bin- root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Potatoes, turnips and squash can go right in the bin without sand.

How to Store Your Garden Produce The Key to Self-sufficiency By Piers Warren

Frugal Fertilizing Tips. Boiling veggies for dinner? Don't pour the nutrient rich water down the drain, cool & use to water plants, do the same with water from boiled eggs, it is loaded with calcium (tomatoes love it), crush the egg shells & add calcium to the soil too. Gone fishing? After you clean your catch, bury the scraps under & around your veggie plants and rosebushes.

Todays Dirt: Did you know you can protect your veggies with milk? Sprinkle outdoor plants with the water you swish around in an empty milk jug before recycling it. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and potatoes love milky water because it kills the tobacco mosaic virus. It also protects cabbages from cabbage worms.

9 Common Tomato Problems Article from P Allen Smith!

A great way for kids to watch a seed grow. Lots of other kid-friendly gardening ideas, too.

Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliage spray can thwart these diseases.

How to tell when your Carrots, squash, melons, onions, peppers and other veggies are ready to harvest! Great guide for beginners!

De-suckering tomatoes - Make sure you do this with your tomato plants everyone! You will get bigger and better tomotoes!

The Beginner's Guide to Preserving Food at Home: Easy Techniques for the Freshest Flavors in Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Relishes, Salsas, Sauces, and Frozen and Dried Fruits and Vegetables

Store seeds now, plant next year. Lots of tips on harvesting the seeds from your flowers & veggies

No baking required! Ice Cream Sandwich cake- yum!

How to grow pineapple

foods that will re-grow from scraps

My Carolina Yard: Re-grow Romaine lettuce Hearts

Beneficial companion flowers for your vegetable garden

Beneficial flowers for vegetable gardens look pretty and fight off pests!

Raised Flower Beds... I want a raised bed along the entirety of my back yard fence... And to plant roses! Roses & roses & roses!

Garden Box Designs | Pressure Treated Lumber – Backyard Projects: Planter Box

"Potted meyer lemon trees are easy to grow and produce luscious fruit. I get over 100 lemons off of my potted tree every year"

Raised planter box along fence that doubles as a bench. Also brackets for hanging plants

Stones around raised beds for vegetables or flowers.