Making your own ollas, ancient irrigation method.

DIY ollas using terracotta pots.The Olla waters by seeping water through the unglazed pottery into the ground around the buried pottery. Be sure to use food (or aquarium) safe glue.

Olla Irrigation (Clay Pot System)

We've been inspired by Fan Sheng-chih Shu. His writings from the first century BC describe a method of irrigation where a unglazed clay pot.

15 Tasty Vegetables you can Grow in Autumn by lovelygreens #Garden #Fall #Veggies

Plant Fall Garden - 15 Vegetables you can Grow in Autumn - in the garden or containers. Keep yourself in fresh veggies for salads, stir-fries, soups, and savory dishes right through to the first frost!

Before you start planting your seeds, check to see which ones like to remain in the same spot for their entire life cycle and which ones benefit from the controlled environment indoors.

How to Start Seeds Indoors and Which are Best

Before you start planting your seeds, check to see which ones like to remain in the same spot for their entire life cycle and which ones benefit from the controlled environment indoors.

The best way to water your garden is to set up a drip irrigation system with an automatic timer. But what if you do not have that option?. If so, a great option is to bury a milk jug with holes drilled in it next to your plants. To water all you have to do is stick the hose in the top of the jug and fill up the milk jug and you are done! It also makes it easy to fertilize, add a scoup of fertilizer into the jug and add water and you are done!

10 Different and Great Garden project Anyone Can Make 3

Milk Jug Slow Drip Watering System ~ To water all you have to do is stick the hose in the top of the jug and fill up the milk jug and you are done! It also makes it easy to fertilize, add a scoop of fertilizer into the jug and add water and your done!

Fired Up - Gardener says she fills her raised beds with 3-4" of paper shred, then quickly burns it to kill the weeds.  She said it did not leave a mark on the wood. I would top with cardboard afterwards for extra weed protection,

Fired Up - Gardener says she fills her raised beds with of paper shred, then quickly burns it to kill the weeds. She said it did not leave a mark on the wood. I would top with cardboard afterwards for extra weed protection, Lives in Florida

TIPS : Choosing plants : Look for cutting- grown, rather than seed-started, plants (most nurseries can provide this information), especially for hedges, since the ultimate size of seed-grown lavender

How to grow lavender like a pro (My-FavThings)

Grow lavender like a pro, tips for growing lavender. Never been able to grow lavender successfully!

In the time that I've had a container garden, I've learned a few things about what not to do when it comes to planting a successful garden. Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid.

5 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid

5 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid: In the time that I've had a container garden, I've learned a few things about what not to do when it comes to planting a successful garden. Here are 5 container gardening mistakes to avoid.

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