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Looking for some tips to start your own garden? Why not try the natural approach of Matrix Gardening. Matrix gardening is based on how wildflowers flourish.

In an effort to be self sustaining, I am researching some brilliant ways to grow gardens in and apartment when yard space is missing.

Mine should be up and running soon! Got an apartment with limited space? A Hydroponic window farm is for you. All you need are plastic bottles with cuts in them, plants, soil, and some supports to hold it to a PVC frame.

Use kitchen scraps to grow plants! Yes a lot of foods you disregard as not edible and∕or trash can in fact grow into a plant and give you…

Easy Gardening: Growing Vegetables Plants from Kitchen Scraps!

Use kitchen scraps to grow plants! Yes a lot of foods you disregard as not edible and∕or trash can in fact grow into a plant and give yo

Farming & Agriculture: How To Make Your Own Organic Garden Spray

Made it and sprayed it! I call it my "Garden Pest Control Salsa" :-) BUT BE CAREFUL! It will burn your plants if you spray too much on them. I suggest diluting it into 2 spray bottles.

Attracting Birds with Backyard Habitat, food, water and housing > from blog yard and garden secrets. Click photo for how to   .

The Rock Pile has everything you need for creating a Backyard Bird Habitat! - The Rock Pile Garden Center


Welcome Spring With These 6 Cool and Awesome DIY Projects

Nothing says 'Welcome spring' than these new and exciting DIY projects! Keep on reading for the best things to make as nature renews itself!

I've seen so many great examples of these little window greenhouses here on Hometalk and finally got the chance to make my own after finding a pile of old windo…

Mini Greenhouse From Salvaged Windows

gardening mini greenhouse salvaged windows project, gardening, how to, repurposing upcycling

How to grow plant cuttings. Step-by-step instructions for pinching plants and rooting the cuttings.

How to grow cuttings—pinch for bigger blooms, root for more plants!

How to grow plant cuttings-Step by step instructions for pinching plants rooting the cuttings.

Ever get overwhelmed with all there is to learn about gardening? I sure can! Here are some tips that helped me tremendously when I first started, and I still refer back to them!

Plant Families: The Secret Cheat Sheet Every Gardener Should Have

26 Fabulous Garden Decorating Ideas with Rocks and Stones

26 Fabulous Garden Decorating Ideas with Rocks and Stones

The secret? Oudolf employs the strategy of a layered matrix planting.This is where a single species—or handful of species in this case—dominates the planting, forming a matrix into which other plants are blended.  The strength of this strategy is that the base material provides year-round interest and acts like a filler,while the perennials provide structure and seasonal accent.The grasses add the loose,natural look,while the perennials create the tension that gives the project its artistic…

Oudolf's planting strategy consists of a layered planting of a handful of species, providing year-round interest and seasonal accents. Grasses add the loose, natural look, while the flowering perennials give each project the artistic edge.