Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
50L Large Capacity Potato Grow Planter PE Container Bag Pouch Tomato Window Garden
DIY - Weed killer - When nasty weeds pop up, don't reach for the weed killer. Douse them with vinegar, lemon juice or boiling water instead. The weeds will likely shrivel in a day or so. Resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
GERANIUMS: Place upside down in cardboard box or paper bag, cover with newspaper, store in garage til spring. Replant in new soil. Will grow new leaves in a wk. Don't cut stems away for at least 6 wks.
Flower Rocket - The effortless way to grow flowers! Enjoy colorful annuals all summer long by slipping the pod in a pot of soil, then water - how easy is that? Website has other interesting ideas, from pods to rolls of seeds.
Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate. Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Great for the garden! (yes, another one about Epsom Salt. for the Dutchies; Epsom Salt is more commonly known as Engels Zout in NL & BE!