Select pallets stamped with the letters "HT," which indicates that they have been heat-treated, and not treated with chemicals that can leach into the soil and contaminate plants meant to be consumed such as herbs, vegetables and fruit.
Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate.
Climbing French and runner beans are among the most productive vegetable plants in the garden, They are easy to care for once planted out and established, but the key to success is to nourish the soil well before planting time.
For this project you'll simply plop a few bulbs into a container and add water. Let your kids help choose the perfect colors and decorate the pot to give as a holiday gift to a favorite teacher. They'll love watching the sprouts emerge.
I've lost track of the number of bird feeders I've bought over the years. When I saw this one it seemed very sturdy and I liked the way the lid was fastened down securely. Even the perch ring was welded to the body. I've been using it for several months and still love it .......
Those worms on your geraniums are The larvae of a small, beige moth called Heliothis virescens or Helicoverpa virescens, which feeds especially on Nicotiana species. The budworms are one of the most destructive pests of tobacco and cotton crops. Some of the common hosts are also petunias and geraniums, and occasionally, roses. The color of the larvae can differ from brown to green with yellow stripes.
Eliminated my pantry moths in a few weeks! and after a few months of no activity I took it out. If I have another outbreak I can just take out another one and it will do the trick! Wish I had gotten these sooner!