Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!
What a great idea Save soil, save money, grow better plants. Use those cheap plastic pots (the ones the plants are potted in when you get them at the nursery/garden center) in the bottom of a large planter to provide good drainage and better airflow.
How to grow chickens.lol Prepare the pot. Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer — and cover with soil. Read more: How to Plant a Vegetable Garden - Herb Gardening - Redbook
Use Sponges to Keep Water-Loving Plants Moist. place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve. Place a sponge in the bottom of a planter before adding soil, to keep water in reserve.
Forcing tulips in water is a fun, easy, and a unique way to grow tulips that most people have not seen before. Showing the natural beauty of the bulb is a pure, modern, and minimalist approach to floral design.
Provide drainage while keeping large pots light: Cut dollar store pool noodles and use as drainage material instead of stones. Large planters will be light enough to move later if needed. Exactly what I need in my huge planters
DIY: Framed vertical succulent garden I'm really enamored with having succulents in our home. They're low maintenance, beautiful and fresh. I'm especially intrigued because my cat eats every kind of leafy flower or plant. Succulents are the solution!
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.