Desperate Gardener: Grandma's Secret Weapons This rag is soaked in ammonia and keeps rats, raccoons, and other varmints out of the garden. Grandma says the problem is remembering to re-soak the rag but that it works like a charm!
Growing Rose From Cutting. Simply plunge the cuttings of roses into the ground. The secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots.
The whole window will have a one foot wide window sill. I will have to show you the place to get a good idea of things. Basil planted in teacups for the kitchen, cheap and pretty teacups planted with fresh herbs on the window sill.