Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
Regrow celery by putting the stalk (with 2 inches left) in a dish of water. Once it grows leaves, you can plant it. Use only the outside stalks and itll continue to grow from the inside. (outdoor, gardening, grow your own food, vegetables) diy
Dream State: Grow Your Own Ginger At Home - start it indoors early in the season, as a houseplant. Then move outdoors into your garden in the spring. Every "finger" of the old root will produce a new ginger root.
Seed and Plant Spacing Rule = Takes the guess work out of seed spacing. Amazingly handy rule with seed sowing holes, metric and imperial graduations, plus printed vegetable spacing guide. Precision machined from beech wood.
Warmer weather = more traveling. Don't let your houseplants suffer while you're away from home! Rig up this DIY self-watering wicking system. It's a surefire way to keep your plants happy and healthy using ordinary materials you probably already own!
Design tip: Rather than use one or two large planters, scale down the size of your pots. Several small containers can be used in a smaller space, either on the wall or on garden shelves. Pots can dry out fas…