Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers. (this really works!)

17 Ridiculously Useful Tips to Make Life Easier Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers.

grow carrots in a 2 liter soda bottle. Great for teaching kids.

Grow carrots in a 2 liter soda bottle. Great idea for kids. They can watch the roots & tops grow at the same time.

Raised Bed Ideas

Gardening - Organic Dream garden - Raised Bed Ideas You could start with raised gardening beds and protect the dirt from outside Now all I need is a yard!

The Skinny Gourmet: Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!)

The Skinny Gourmet: Ten Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!) "Because herbs are kind of like college boys: if you give them half a chance, they will focus all their energy on procreation and neglect growth.

Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower with Annuals DIY LOve this

Terra Cotta Pot Flower Tower with Annuals. I'd do it with another kind of planter. Terra Cotta wicks the liquid away from the plant and into the pot.

Garden Trellis/Fence. I'm drooling.

Great set up for a veggie garden, blocked from the dog or other animals.I just spied dog tracks in my raised garden bed.

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Look! Small Space Tiered Planter

Small Space Tiered Planter - For small spaces and gardens, it's important to go vertical. When space is at a minimum use vertical tiered planters to maximize a small balcony or patio and create a lush corner of plants and flowers.

beautiful garden on both sides of the fence!

Day lilies, rudbeckia (black eyed Susan), tall phlox, and artemisia. Black Eyed Susans are ideal flowers for honeybees

This tiny balcony vegetable garden only uses 3 square yards of space and grows 21 varieties

Small space garden ~ This tiny balcony vegetable garden only uses 3 square yards of space and grows 21 varieties

Our Little Acre: DIY: My Lowe's Creative Ideas Pallet Project

DIY Garden Tool Organizer : upcycle a wooden palette by hanging onto the wall of shed or garage to store garden tools (Lowe's Creative Ideas Pallet Project).

tomato pruning diagram- i learn something new every year with my garden. my neighbor taught me this, a month ago.

tomato pruning diagram- How to prune tomato plants for greater yield. Suckers form in the axils between the leaves and the main stem. Encourage a strong main stem by removing all suckers below the first flower cluster.

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10 DIY Garden Ideas

Try nailing your kids outgrown rubber rain boots to your wooden fence, then plant with some hearty marigolds or other colorful flowers. As if rain boots weren't cute enough on their own!

Are you a coffee drinker?  Don’t throw them grounds away!  If your a gardener ~ You may have a need for them after all.  1.Repel ants, snails and slugs by sprinkling coffee grounds near the point of entry, or around the planter base.  2.Deter cats from your garden, by sprinkling around garden and planter base.  3.of course you can use them in compost!  4.and as a fertilizer for acid loving plants like tomatoes.

Are you a coffee drinker? Dont throw them grounds away! If your a gardener ~ You may have a need for them after all. ants, snails and slugs by sprinkling coffee grounds near the point of entry, or around the planter base. cats from your gar

Native Everlasting Daisy Rhodanthe chlorocephala - these are a must for our native garden. I so love the colour.

Native Everlasting Daisy Rhodanthe chlorocephala - these are a must for our native garden. I so love the colour.

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