How To Improve your Garden soil without a compost heap - An easy way to recycle kitchen waste directly in your soil.

How To Improve Your Garden Soil Without A Compost Heap

Since I can't really have a compost heap at our new house.How To Improve your Garden soil without a compost heap - An easy way to recycle kitchen waste directly in your soil.

Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for weeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing i...

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed fro

In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

Keeping Slugs Off Hostas

This guide is about keeping slugs off hostas. Slugs are a common pest to Hostas and can munch large holes in their leaves. To protect your hostas, especially those growing in pots, cover the soil with used coffee grounds. Not a slug in sight!

Create portable mini greenhouses out of plastic storage containers for starting seeds and nurturing young plants.

Create portable mini greenhouses out of plastic storage containers for starting seeds and nurturing young plants - The Prairie Cottage

The Secret to Long-Lasting Hydrangeas

How to Keep Hydrangeas From Wilting

The Secret to Long-Lasting Hydrangeas To prevent that “sticky stuff” from forming you need the secret ingredient-alum! (Find it in the spice aisle.) When you are arranging your flowers re-cut the stem and immediately stick the bottom of the stem in th

Growing Green Onions! (Things I'm Thinking About on Tuesday, 4-8-2014) [from Kalyn's Kitchen]

Growing Green Onions, and Things I'm Thinking About (4-8-2014

Composting is nature’s way of taking waste and turning it into nutrient-rich soil that makes a great amendment to your garden soil or mixed into a potting soil. One of the misconceptions and why more people don’t compost more is that they are worried about the smell or that it could get overrun by bugs. …

Composting Basics

Composting Basics for the Beginner - Composting Tips- Going to need this since my last compost pile was a bust.

How to Sharpen the Pruner

Sharpening Pruners: Ten minutes spent with a diamond file and your blades will cut like new. Read the full article at www.

Kill weed with salt

A quick and simple DIY weed killing solution that really works! The most obvious weed killer and preventer ever---salt

Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slowrelease nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs dont like them either!

Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.

This is an organic gardening secret that everybody should know! Deter snails & slugs naturally.

Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails

Save eggshells & coffee grounds & sprinkle them around hydrangeas & roses. The calcium is good for the roses & the coffee grounds make the soil more acidic for the hydrangeas. Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails With Eggshells

Get your garden started -- plant seeds in empty toilet rolls.

Toilet Paper Roll Seed Starters

Starting seeds indoors in plantable pots from toilet paper rolls. And you can even plant them, roll and all. Such a great idea.

How to plant a flower bulb How To Grow Onions From Seed : http://www.homesteadsurvivalist.com/2013/07/how-to-grow-onions-from-seed.html

How to plant a bulb: Choose a site that has well-drained soil but will be moist in the growing season; Plant one or two seasons before flowering time; Under deciduous trees is often ideal; Plant in clumps of odd numbers

toilet paper roll seed pots.

Seed Starting Containers: The Real Dirt - Part 1

Toilet paper rolls are those items that we use every day. Instead of just throwing those empty toilet paper tubes out, we can repurpose them as creative crafts for kids or home decoration. Here are Homemade Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for your inspiration.

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