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Plants Ideal for cottage garden: Hollyhock. Growing conditions: Full sun and moist, well-drained soil  Height: 4-8 feet tall, depending on variety  Zones: 3-9

Among the tallest of perennials, hollyhocks bear flower spikes up to 8 feet tall. They bloom in a wide range of shades — from nearly black to red, purple, yellow, and white.

Lemons make flowers last longer! Plus its real cute!

DIY Spring Bouquet --Put a smaller vase inside of a larger vase and put lemon slices in between.

It's a good thing to use epsom-salts in your garden. Here's why

Gardening with Epsom Salt - For potted plants, simply dissolve 2 tablespoons per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month --article worth reading - gives lots of great ideas.

Secret to peppers,Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups).    That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit.     Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.

This is a beautiful use of a tree trunk.  Tree Trunk Planter

Creative DIY Gardening Idea # Tree Trunk Planter- I have a stump I could do this!

5 Ways to Use Citrus Peels in Your Garden - Don't toss your orange peels and other citrus peels, put them to use in the garden with these gardening tips.

5 Ways to Use Citrus Peels in Your Garden - Don't toss your orange peels and other citrus peels, put them to use in the garden with these gardening tips. This is one of our most popular gardening pins.

2014 Must Read Books

2014 Must Read Books-Going to get one of these this weekend!

grow

vegetable garden of my dreams. yes I do dream of vegetable gardens.

hollyhocks

Soft pink Hollyhocks I love Hollyhocks . when my sister Gisele lives ,close to her house, there is a big bunch of wild Hollyhocks right on the road every time I go bye and visit her I hope to see these beautiful flower again.

Garden Teepee.  Maybe we could put it over the sand (where the trampoline was) and plant something that the deer don't like but would grow up nicely all around and provide some privacy.

nasturtium teepee I like the idea of adding these to the beans .They are so full at the bottom. might keep the chickens away from our beans! Usually i plant beans and morning glories but I might try this next year.