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Sometimes planters are deeper than our plants really need.  Filling them entirely with soil is not only costly, it can lead to over watering simply because the plants will not be able to make use of the deep level moisture.  Try using aluminum cans and the plastic pots from the nursery to fill space. It saves money and is a great way to re-purpose and recycle.

Using a big tub as a planter can be expensive (& heavy) to fill with potting soil. Instead, use discarded plastic planters and aluminum cans to take up space at the bottom before filling with dirt! {Bees Knees Bungalow}: May 2011

How to Grow Flower Bulbs in Water

How to Grow flower Bulbs in water

Alternative Gardening: How to Grow flower Bulbs in water. Make sure only roots are in water as the bulb will rot if left to sit in water.

Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, she fill the bottom with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles!  They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight!

Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, fill with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles! They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight!

Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. Youll need to water every few weeks since the pots wont have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs shoulder-to-shoulder in big containers for an abundant display in spring. Toss aside the spacing recommendations so you can get as many bulbs into the container that will fit. I love this!

Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big

Boxwood is very easy to propagate. In the spring, take stem cuttings, 6 inches in length, and remove the lower inch of leaves. For best effe...

How to grow boxwood from cuttings-Ive been looking for good buys on boxwoods, had no idea I could do this. Im definetly going to try this. How to grow boxwood…

DIY planters with pavers - of course! Cheapest way for simple planters and can even spray paint for pop of color.

Easy Paver Planter__DIY concrete planter box All you need are a few - pavers, landscape-block adhesive, and a little time. Wait 24 hours for everything to cure and you're ready to move your new planters into place and fill them with dirt and greenery.

keep plants hydrated! #DIY

Self-Watering Hanging Basket. This is perfect! I hate watering hanging baskets, lol.

This brilliant kit lets you create a trellis in any shape that you want.

Wall Trellis Kit : Use silicone glue to bond a number of anchors to a wall or window. Next, string the wire from anchor to anchor to create a frame. Finally, use the vinyl tape to support plants on the newly created trellis.

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