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Use sand filled buckets and wooden posts to string lights around the backyard. Easy way to brighten your yard if you rent. Wooden Posts, Festa Party, Garden Cottage, Dog Garden, Beer Garden, Garden Paths, Outdoor Lighting, Backyard Lighting, Garden Lighting Festoon

Easy Potluck Recipes

Whether you’re in charge of bringing a small bite, a main dish, or a sweet ending, these impressive (and impressively simple) potluck solutions will be the star of the spread.

it says this penny ball will make hydrangeas blue! Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful. I need this to keep the slugs off my strawberries! Penny Ball, Outdoor Projects, Garden Projects, Crafty Projects, Art Projects, Blue Hydrangea, Hydrangeas, Hydrangea Garden, My Secret Garden

Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

How To Grow Different Fruits on One Tree - This is known as grafting. Imagine having one tree with 3 or 4 different fruits growing from it! This is great for people with smaller gardens who want to have all the same fruit as people with larger garden Grafting Fruit Trees, Espalier Fruit Trees, Different Fruits, One Tree, My Secret Garden, Growing Plants, Fast Growing Fruit Trees, Dream Garden, Lawn And Garden

Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree! Or turn that old crabapple tree into a productive Macintosh tree!

Natural weed killers: douse them with vinegar, lemon juice, or boiling water. Weeds will shrivel in a day or so. Resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment. My front yard is a weed garden! Lawn And Garden, Home And Garden, Garden Fun, Winter Garden, Martha Stewart Home, Homekeeping, Tips & Tricks, Living At Home, Do It Yourself Home

The Natural Way to Keep Weeds Out of Your Lawn

Don't go for the weed killer. An expert shares tips on natural solutions to keeping weeds out of your garden.

Sweet Tomatoes - Just add baking soda! Just sprinkle baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants. The baking soda absorbs into the soil and lowers the acidity levels. This will give you tomatoes that are more sweet than tart. Growing Tomatoes, Growing Vegetables, Growing Plants, Garden Types, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Vegetable Gardening, Gardening Courses, Container Gardening Vegetables

Sweet Tomatoes - Tips, Tricks & Myths - The Gardening Cook

To grow sweet tomatoes, you need to grow the correct varieties. There are a few other things that you can do to help with sweetness.

Kill weeds by pouring boiling water on them! Within a few hours, the plants will be dead, their leaves and roots shriveled up, brown and cooked. The hot water kills them from the inside out.// Great 4 the backyard natural rock patio! Garden Weeds, Lawn And Garden, Garden Plants, Spring Garden, Get Rid Of Dandelions, Weed Control, Do It Yourself Home, Dream Garden, Garden Inspiration

In every garden there are weeds. The trick is how to kill the weeds you hate without killing the plants you love. The answer is as simple as pouring boiling water on them! Within a few hours, the plants will be dead, their leaves and roots shriveled up, brown and cooked. The hot water kills them from the inside out.

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same timUse cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. Vegetable Garden, Garden Plants, Balcony Garden, Herb Garden, Organic Gardening, Gardening Tips, Kitchen Gardening, Plant Stem, Unique Gardens

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again : )

Rose bouquet to new rose bush. Cut healthy stems, place them in large potatoes and then bury them inches deep in a mixture of peat moss + top soil. The potatoes keep the stems moist, help develop the root systems. Rose Cuttings, Plant Cuttings, Rose Propagation, Plant Pots, Plantar Rosales, Roses In Potatoes, Lawn And Garden, Home And Garden, Container Gardening

Never waste cut roses, ladies. Did You know that You can grow roses from cuttings? Simply cut healthy stems, place them in large potatoes and then bury them 3-4 inches deep in a healthy soil mixture of peat moss top soil. The potatoes keep the stems moist help develop the root systems. Its a perfectly simple way to multiply Your rose garden without spending lots of $$$.

Banana peel to fertilize rose bushes and help them resist diseases. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peels potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease.works for tomato plants too. Container Gardening, Gardening Tips, Organic Gardening, Gardening Shoes, Organic Horticulture, Vegetable Gardening, Growing Tomatoes, Growing Onions, Growing Veggies

My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

 basically egg shells & coffee grounds that sit in a cool spot for about a weekHomemade Miracle Grow, aka compost tea. basically egg shells & coffee grounds that sit in a cool spot for about a week Vegetable Garden, Garden Plants, Indoor Plants, Container Gardening, Gardening Tips, Organic Gardening, Organic Compost, Organic Farming, Bokashi

Homemade "Miracle Grow": Get a clean glass or plastic jar, put a little water in it. Add egg shells and coffee grounds until it's about 3/4 full. Top it off with water and allow to sit in a cool, dark place for about a week, gently shaking once daily. Strain and use the liquid when ready to feed plants.

This would look nice on the deck: handcrafted macrame lanterns can be made with everyday household items and a few simple knots. This how-to is from TV crafter Kirsten Earl of "The Martha Stewart Show. Garden Lanterns, Hanging Lanterns, Diy Hanging, Hanging Jars, Jar Lanterns, Nautical Lanterns, Porch Lanterns, Nautical Rope, Nautical Theme

20 of Our Favorite Outdoor Lighting Ideas to Brighten Up Your Space

Lighting is one of the easiest (and least-expensive) ways to cast an enchanting spell on any outdoor space. Try these ideas when you want to illuminate a setting and create a distinctive mood.

31 Unique garden fence decoration ideas to brighten up your yard Der Gartenzaun ist ein Mason Jars, Mason Jar Lanterns, Jar Candles, Citronella Candles, Candle Lanterns, Glass Jars, Floating Candles, Pots Mason, Ideas Lanterns

Budget Friendly Outdoor Upgrades

This Old House highlighted 75 new and not-so-new suggestions on ways to upgrade your outdoor space, each for $75 or less. From hammocks to birdbaths; water gardens to cheerfully painted fences, these are just a few from their extensive list. Following, I whittled the list down to include my 10 favorite ideas, with a slight variation or two thrown in the mix.

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