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Keep a potato around until some eyes start growing on it. Slice a piece of the potato off where the eye is, and put it in a cup with water covering the potato, but not the eye. Soon, you'll have a potato plant sprouting up and you can plant it in the garden, or just watch it grow in the cup (no potatoes will grow in the cup, but the plant will grow and look good.)
Coffee Grounds & Gardening: Using Coffee Grounds As Fertilizer
Coffee Grounds for your Garden -- * Sprinkle used grounds around plants before rain or watering, for a slow-release nitrogen. Add to your compost piles to increase nitrogen content and encourage microbial growth in the compost.
Mix 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt into 1 gallon of water. Epsom salt is full of magnesium, making flowers more vibrant and grass greener. Substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month to maintain healthier plants and a greener lawn.
It is called a Potager garden which means when something is harvested, another plant appropriate for the season is put in it's place - hence an ever bearing garden. This can be accomplished with vegetables, flowers, herbs and perennials.
Learn all about growing blueberries; from preparing the soil, to proper spacing! Use our free online Vegetable Garden Planner, zone chart, planting guide, and worksheets to plan a garden that works for you!