spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
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Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
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4 SIMPLE STEPS TO GROW 100 POUNDS OF POTATOES IN A BARREL. Container gardening isn't only for savvy urban gardeners and folks with limited space to grow; it can also be for folks who want to maximize their yields in a controlled environment.
weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.
a photo of someone else's.Elizabeth O'Donnell I believe but Oh, I love that little tea pot! Wish I could find one. I have made two of these tipsy pot planters.so simple and so fun! I can hardly wait until spring so I can plant something in them.