Do your tomato plants grow huge and out of control each year? Do they flop over, get taken over by disease or overwhelm parts of your garden? Do you want bigger tomatoes earlier in the season? If you answered yes to any of these questions then pruning your tomatoes should be on your garden task list this season.
"If you're not exactly a plant whisperer, club soda will change your life! Give it to your plants to quench their thirst. The nutrients in club soda (sodium citrate and potassium sulfate) will help enrich the soil. Like steroids for your plants - but without the chemicals."
How to plant root bound plants: Make numerous downward cuts so that the circular roots are cut. This forces the roots to grow outward when they are replanted. Remove any brown or black roots, which are most likely dead. Keep the white roots, which are...
44 Best Shrubs for Containers
Check out 44 Best Shrubs for Containers. You might know some plants and some may surprise you but one thing is sure-- You'll like to have some of these shrubs right away in your container garden.
Martha Stewart Living, March 2002 Homemade, nonchemical spray to keep slugs and aphids away. One peeled onion, two peeled garlic cloves, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in the jar of a blender. Add three cups of water, and blend until smooth. Let the mixture sit overnight, strain the liquid into a spray bottle, and coat plants generously.