You can keep your plants thriving during the hot summer months by inserting PVC pipes in the pot or hole when planting. Cut your PVC pipe about 12-15 inches and drill several holes in them. You can water and fertilize directly into the pipe ensuring that the water reach the roots. Here is an example of the PVC pipe with holes drilled in it.This is a PVC pipe.. Read More
I love to dig dead fish into the base of my plants. I am able to see immediate new growth. Not too long ago my husband brought me back a smelly left over sucker from his fishing trip. I planted it under a Dappled Willow. Can you tell which Dappled Willow was fertilized with the sucker? It is the top plant that has new growth at the top.
I made a note in my gardening journal to remember to fertilize my Hydrangea in the spring with a fertilizer with a 3-2-1 ratio. I have noticed that my Endless Summers are not going to bloom on old wood but are beginning to grow new wood. I set out this morning to trim the old wood and fertilize but it was so cold I had to retreat to the house.. Read More
You need school glue, seeds, and toilet paper. Glue a thin line of glue down the middle of the toilet paper and evenly space the seeds on top of the glue. Fold the toilet paper in half down the middle and plant in your garden. The paper will dissolve and you won’t need to thin the plants out!
Using cupcake pans to place evenly spaced holes in your garden is a great idea! Thanks for sharing, Myrt!