1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

Speaking of the Garden...

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.

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers « Dr Akilah El – Celestial Healing Wellness Center.I have a garden, but I'm a firm believer in utilizing all space.

Amazing crop from one cucumber plant..  Just a quick one to tell you about Mrs Anne Byas, a gardener from West Molesey in Surrey on the southern edge of London (and only a few miles from where I grew up).    It's just come to light that last year she had an amazing crop of cucumbers - 129 from one plant. The variety was 'Socrates'. One hundred and twenty nine!

129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! vegeterrestrial 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself! 129 cukes per plant- not bad- gotta try it myself!

25 garden tips you won't want to miss - some are pretty neat.

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!

Tips on successfully growing tomatoes

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.

Grow garlic now

5 Step Guide to Growing Gorgeous Garlic. Do you know where your garlic comes from? One of the most important reasons to grow your own is to avoid toxic chemicals and irradiation (that inhibit sprouting and extend shelf life).

4 Simple Steps to Grow a Hundred Pounds of Potatoes in a Barrel

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.

Wish I knew this sooner......    The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.  It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.

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.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, ½ cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar.

cuteTipsy Pots

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.

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