What a clever and easy idea. Mom's gone now and it would be a fun way to share her favorite Rose bushes with my Sibs. Grow Beautiful Rose Bushes from Trimmings with the Help of Potatoes (from Insanely Clever Gardening Tips Ideas")
What a wonderful way to show off potted herb plants or flowers- a "tree" that holds twenty small pots on an exterior wall. Creative Ideas- plants to decorate your home and garden" via Lucid Life (article is written in Spanish)
Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple. Like I'm going to spend time putting stickers on apples.
A visual aide for pruning fruit trees at planting. Proper pruning makes for a stronger central leader (the trunk) and stronger scaffolding (side branches). And, on semi-dwarf and dwarf fruit trees, pruning leads to earlier production.
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! My Dad did this with an apple tree in our yard.
The next best thing to going your own food is to buy at your local Farmers Markets. It not only helps you but those wonderful people out their making a living doing this for you! I love going to the FM it's lots of fun! Your Seasonal Farmers Market Guide