Allotment

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My allotment neighbour has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop  roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works.

The SECRET to propagating roses is said to be the "potato"! TIP: Before planting rose cuttings, push the bottom end into a small potato, which keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but apparently it works really well.

Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. Two in one! I'll remember this for next year!

Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a

Edible landscape

Seasonal fruit and vegetable infographics

Lets Go Outside, Beavers. Visit a local wild life park and made a bug hotel.

Using wire hanging baskets create a 'bug ball topiary tree' by wildlife gadgetman -- help attract beneficial insects.

Use an old wood pallet to help space your rows Genius! #DIY #garden

(herb garden idea) Got Pallets? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! Courtesy of: Backyard Diva

Save the bees #allotment

hannah-rosengren: “ Plant These To Help Save Bees: 21 Bee-Friendly Plants. Learn more here! by Hannah Rosengren, ”

Recycle no waste :) so crafty!!

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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