My neighbour has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works.

Secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works.

Prepare the pot...  Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer — and cover with soil.    Read more: How to Plant a Vegetable Garden - Herb Gardening - Redbook

4 Steps to Starting a Vegetable Garden

Fill the pot with 2 inches of potting soil. Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer — and cover with soil. How to Plant a Vegetable Garden - Herb Gardening

Plant lemon seeds. Lemon leaves smell so good.

Planting Lemon Seeds: Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

pallet wood garden walkway from Funky Junk Interiors

DIY Pallet Ideas: walkway for in front of the shed. Dismantle a pallet, stain the wood, and lay pieces in your garden to create an elegant walking path. This is especially helpful if the pallet you’re using isn’t stable enough for other projects.

Wall of Herbs - Can this be in my backyard please

Edible Garden, the Atlanta Botanical Garden. A garden wall of fresh herbs with an outdoor kitchen where chefs host cooking classes. An herb wall - a dream!

Pruning tomato plants: how & when to do it- Pruning tomato plants can maximize the number, size, & flavor of your tomatoes. Warm up your pinching fingers & your garden clippers & find out how a little trim can mean bigger, tastier fruit.

Pruning tomato plants: how & when to do it- Pruning tomato plants can maximize the number, size, & flavor of your tomatoes. Warm up your pinching Tomato Plant: fingers & your garden clippers & find out how a little trim can mean bigger, tastier fruit.

Simple DIY Planter Hangers | World In Green

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succulents.

succulents are such low maintenance plants! Creating small and large arrangements with them is a great way to add "life" to your outdoor living spaces.

Plant a Mosquito Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET

Build a Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET. - ruggedthug - Build a Control container so you can sit and unwind in the evenings without dousing in DEET.

Not a bad idea

"I can so envision an outdoor room with moss/plant covered furniture, window frames w/ window boxes on surrounding fence walls. Maybe I should try this as a mini garden." (How cool for a outdoor nature furniture idea.

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