Privacy Screen Planter DIY - Gina Michele
Privacy Screen Planter DIY- an inexpensive project with major impact! Create an attractive focal point and block unwanted views with this Privacy Screen Planter that can be built in a weekend.
Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants
Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.
Growing potatoes in a laundry basket
How to do: Fill the baskets with about 2" of soil & compost. Then put a seed potato cut into about 3 pieces with 2-3 eyes each into the basket. Then cover the potato with soil Gradually fill the baskets with soil as the potatoes grow, simulating "hilling" the potatoes in a garden. Be sure to keep the baskets watered well.
Our Suburban Garden
Who has room for a garden? We have a small yard, with only a side-yard exposed to the sun. Using raised beds I've been able to cram a garden into a small amount of space. My only fear is that my neighbor might build a fence! (Then no more sun). So I just keep their view looking very neat.
Deer Resistant and Repellent Plants
Deer Resistant Plants and Shrubs list | Printing Intructions: Right click anywhere on list below and select ...
Tomato Plant Care Using Coffee Grounds
Tomato Plant Care Using Coffee Grounds. Before tossing coffee grounds in the garbage, think twice. High in nitrogen, they can have a second life as a natural fertilizer and pest deterrent and are ideal for use in growing tomatoes. Non-coffee drinkers can also fertilize with grounds, because many coffee shops give away ...
How to Get Rid of Cabbage Worms
Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick: Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary.
Gutter berries. Use old rain gutters to plant strawberry plants. Raise them up and harvest from above, rather than on your knees searching through tons of plants.
Inexpensive Mini Greenhouses - These worked PHENOMENALLY for seed starting this year. It was nice to be able to easily carry them all in when there was a frost warning. I kept the lids on during the day to keep heat/moisture in.