This chart is for Zone 5 only. The site does have charts for different zones/areas. Zone 5 Vegetable planting calendar describing approximate dates to start vegetable plants indoors and outdoors relative to specific USDA P.
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.
Use an old tire to create a small backyard pond. My kids, 3 sons, have been helping with yard work and planting. They keep asking for a pond. I think this is a great DIY project to do outside with them. Looks simple.
Fairy Tree-What can be more creative and versatile hobby and art than growing a chile pepper from a seed to a bonsai chile tree? (Personally, I don't think I have the patience to do this myself, but totally admire the work of art they are!