Grow seedlings in recycled containers as greenhouses. Any clear plastic container will do. Use paper towel rolls or toilet paper rolls as a pot. When ready to plant, simply place the whole roll in the ground and
Many items can be reused and repurposed for seed starting containers. Empty cardboard egg cartons, and even egg shells themselves make great little seed starting pots - and can be popped right into the garden at planting time!
I need to do this with our old bird bath!- Succulent container gardens can transform bland outdoor spaces into inviting living areas. In turn, the plants benefit from warmth radiated by your home’s walls and hardscape and require little water or upkeep.
Did you know: Celery will regrow from the base if placed in a glass jar with a little water. Some other veggies to try this with are certain varieties of lettuce (Romaine for exampe) in a shallow pan and the ends of green onions potted in dirt.
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases.