Sliding Patio Cover for instant sun OR shade (This couple built a monstrous steel structure but these can be adapted to a small deck). PVC or steel pipes to create a small structure to slide fabric across?
Create a knockout yard with these simple strategies.- lovely layers of shade plants & simple path. Plant in shady areas. Perfect for my shady area where the hammack is. Make the pathway to the hammack :) and then ground cover flowers for color :)
How to Prune Lavender - never prune in fall or winter and never cut back to the ground. Prune in spring and early summer after first leaf buds emerge to cut out dead wood and then prune again just after flowers fade - deadhead and shape plants then, leave
Harvesting Timing of the harvest depends on what you are using the lavender for. For fresh-market or or dried bundles harvest when the first 1 or 2 flowers have bloomed. If the end product is essential oil then the best time to harvest is when about
Diapers Retain Moisture (at first I laughed so hard)! Diapers aren’t just for doo doo! Place one in the bottom of a potted plant to help it retain moisture for longer. This would be great for those summer annuals that require daily watering.