Save your large egg shells next time and plant with seeds. Once plants are large enough, just transfer the whole egg into the ground. The shell is actually a great fertilizer and the roots will be able to break right through.
take the roses from a bouquet and root them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. 12 rose bushes a wedding bouquet.
What a clever and easy idea. Mom's gone now and it would be a fun way to share her favorite Rose bushes with my Sibs. Grow Beautiful Rose Bushes from Trimmings with the Help of Potatoes (from Insanely Clever Gardening Tips Ideas")
A visual aide for pruning fruit trees at planting. Proper pruning makes for a stronger central leader (the trunk) and stronger scaffolding (side branches). And, on semi-dwarf and dwarf fruit trees, pruning leads to earlier production.