MUST grow some next year. Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.

Mosquito Grass

must try.Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

List of Low Maintenance Plants

Low-maintenance Plants

List of low maintenance ground cover plants and landscaping plants.lord knows I need low maintenance!

The top five plants for low maintenance gardens

Careless Gardener: The top five plants for low maintenance gardens . The top five plants for low maintenance gardens

Table Top Green House

DIY Mini-Greenhouse: Grow seedlings in recycled containers as Any clear plastic container will do. Use paper towel rolls or toilet paper rolls as a pot. When ready to plant, simply place the whole roll in the ground and plant.

For back fence...Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. Beautiful!

For back fence…Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. For back fence…Limelight hydrangeas. They grow…

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas --- really great ideas from lots of resources (from plants at a yard sale to construction sites and more).& I love this photo! Hostas are one of my favorite plants for landscaping

Natural bug spray for the garden.                                                                                                                     1   gallon of water                              2 cups of Dawn soap                              2 cups of plain              listerine type mouthwash                              1 tsp cayenne pepper  Mix together, put in a spray bottle.      10 Steps to Organic Gardening

Natural bug spray for the garden. 1 gallon of water 2 cups of Dawn soap 2 cups of plain listerine type mouthwash 1 tsp cayenne pepper Mix together, put in a spray bottle. 10 Steps to Organic Gardening - Avah Ham: 10 short/ easy Steps to Organic Gardening

Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottle.

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground....how clever, biodegradable

start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in to ground.how clever and biodegradable. // Great idea, but my kids already like to eat dirt. Putting it in an ice cream cone is just asking for trouble.

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