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Day 7, and progress is visible.

Day and progress is visible.

Suburban / urban backyard raised beds vegetable garden on brick patio, with upscale house and French doors visible, patio chair, rows of red lettuces, green lettuce, kale, pak choi, salad greens, flowers, square foot type gardening

Ned to consider paving around my raised beds. Love the neat-clean look of this garden! Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!) - Organic Gardening - from MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Compost bin plans (link to plans found in comments)

The Unwaste Station: A Cool DIY Compost Bin

Check out Seattle Tilth for the 3 bin compost for instructions. Check out Seattle Tilth for the 3 bin compost for instructions. Check out Seattle Tilth for the 3 bin compost for instructions.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works

huh, not a bad idea at all.  I lose those little slips of plastic all the time.

Garden markers add personality to a garden and help you remember which row is tomatoes and which is peppers. Gather (or purchase) river rocks, some paint markers (pick up Sharpie brand at The Home Depot) and create these cute river rock plant markers.

If You Don't Have A Hose Hooked Up To A Trash Can, You Soon Will! - Page 2 of 2 - Wise DIY | Wise DIY

If You Don't Have A Hose Hooked Up To A Trash Can, You Soon Will! - Page 2 of 2

Vitamin-Ha – Craft & DIY Ideas

Covered Greenhouse Garden Step-by-step covered greenhouse raised bed garden. this is perfect for starter crops, low growing crops, etc. Greenhouses are an excellent idea to protect your crops fro.

Save your vegetable cooking water! The water has a lot of nutrients that your garden thrives on. Wait for the water to cool down first, and then use it to “fertilize” your garden or potted plants. This makes for a green and happy garden! You could also drink the stuff, but who wants to do that?!

20+ Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (flowers & vegetables)

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas- vegetable cooking water! The water has a lot of nutrients that your garden thrives on. Wait for the water to cool down first, and then use it to “fertilize” your garden or potted plants

Use eggshells to prevent pests on your plants

10 Gardening Tips and Tricks Everyone Should Know

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants.

Grandma's secret weapon for composting..pvc pipes w/holes..yes speeds up decomposition! Great idea!

Grandma's secret weapon for composting, PVC pipes with holes drilled, provide oxygen and make compost easy to turn - from Desperate Gardener.

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