Pine Cone Mulch - an attractive border and maybe a practical way to keep dogs and cats out of your garden beds. As they breakdown, they will add nutrients to your garden too. Pine cones also look great as a decorative mulch for container gardens.
Pennies glued to square foot garden Glued pennies to the side of my square foot garden bed to keep slugs away. Slugs and snails won't cross copper. Glued pennies to the side of my square foot garden bed.
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.
I love growing herbs! Propagating basil is really just as simple as cutting, stripping the lower leaves and keeping it in a water for a few weeks. Voila, a ready to plant basil and the mother plant will usually benefit from the trim.
Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
Another neat upcycling idea: Garden starters.self-watering seed starters made from two liter plastic bottles.
Making compost is a great way to reduce your household waste and improve your soil quality at the same time. This double-decker drum composter is sturdy, rodent- and rot free container for all your compost. And it allows you to easily turn your compost which helps it breakdown faster. Click on any image to start lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. Materials: 3 pcs - Pressure treated 8' long 4x4 Timber 1 pc - Pressure treated 8' long 1x4 Timber 4 Stakes 2 pcs - 5&...