Plant Seedlings in a Citrus Peel: Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.
Autumn is the perfect time to plant spring bulbs. Whether you are lining your garden bed or have a patio garden and want to plant bulbs in containers, remember you can stack bulbs which will delight you this spring with more blooms.
Pine Cone Mulch - an attractive border and maybe a practical way to keep dogs and cats out of your garden beds. As they breakdown, they will add nutrients to your garden too. Pine cones also look great as a decorative mulch for container gardens.
How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold! (If So Cal ever gets any winter cold this year).
ROSE SPRAY-helps prevent diseases such as rust, blackspot, and powdery mildew. Mix together: baking soda mild dishwashing detergent vegetable oil 1 dissolved aspirin Add: water Mix together and pour into a spray rose. Spray roses every weeks.
CEMENT PAVER PLANTER BOXES: All you need are a few - pavers, - landscape-block adhesive, and a little time. Wait 24 hours for everything to cure and you're ready to move your new planters into place and fill them with dirt and greenery.