How to take care of hydrangeas to get more blooms, proper pruning techniques and how to transplant and grow more hydrangea plants.

5 Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas

5 Tips for Growing Gorgeous Hydrangeas from THIS OLD HOUSE -- taking a cutting of a hydrangea leaf // Great Gardens & Ideas //

In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

Keeping Slugs Off Hostas

This guide is about keeping slugs off hostas. Slugs are a common pest to Hostas and can munch large holes in their leaves. To protect your hostas, especially those growing in pots, cover the soil with used coffee grounds. Not a slug in sight!

DIY - Christmas Ornaments for the Birds

DIY ~ Bird Seed Ornament Recipe (no baking required) + Step-by-Step Tutorial. Easy to make and so sweet to watch your feathered friends enjoy. Make a bird feeding tree!

Darling faerie garden in a container!!!!

Plant a fairy garden in an old washtub, birdbath or wagon. On my to-do list- I've seen somewhere where they use recycled bottles to make fairy houses this could be cute too and maybe stimulate some imaginative play/ thinking Ker Daddy daughter craft

Slug and snail deterrent ~~ Don’t dump out that last bit of coffee that you didn’t finish, throw it in a spray bottle and spray your plants to naturally deter slugs and snails. Also, you can make a slug “fence” around the garden with the grounds. This is a double bonus because as the coffee grounds deter slugs, they are also a great addition to soil and earthworms love them!

How to Make Chocolate Mint Ground Coffee. It's always nice to add flavors in a freshly brewed coffee mug to enjoy. But what if you can create a flavored blend before it was brewed? Create this chocolate mint blend recipe in your own.

Crushed egg shells in the garden | Gardening world | Bloglovin'

keep shells in open container in fridge. When full, crush shells into small bits and sprinkle around base of plants. Sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on garden and add touch of calcium to soil.