Early July is an excellent time to collect cuttings from favorite shrubs and to root them. Azalea, camellia and holly are easy shrubs to propagate by rooting. There are several techniques for helping a cutting to form its own root system.
How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden. You can turn your garden into an outdoor oasis by creating an environment butterflies won’t be able to resist! Start with these simple steps and remember the old real estate motto: “If you build it, they will come!” http://blessmyweeds.com/how-to-attract-butterflies-in-your-garden/
Softwood cuttings are kind of like when we cut a stem of a houseplant and stick it in a glass of water until it grows roots, except we stick it into moist potting soil and trap it with a plastic bag. (OK, you can just stick some plants into water, let’s be honest… some are just so easy!)
DIY PLANTERS :: Making Hypertufa Pots Tutorial :: Hypertufa is a stonelike material that mimics a type of rock. Make flower pots (or balls/pillars) in any shape & size w/ just THREE INGREDIENTS!!! She shows you her method & here is Matha Stewart's method (w/ patterns on the outside & different shapes): www.marthastewart.com/268091/pots-with-a-personal-touch-hypertufa?page=2 & one more method w/ GOOD TIPS…