Going away? Keep your plants wet: a bowl with plenty of water, placing one end of the string inside the container and the other end in the pot you want to water. By capillary action, the water will naturally move from the container to the pot. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow.
Plant a Mosquito Repelling Container Garden to Protect Entertaining Spaces
Mosquito Repelling Container Garden Recipe - This recipe was created for a location that gets at least 6-8 hours of sun a day. The plants will grow big and wild in the container, they will flower at different times, and have many different textures of foliage to keep it interesting.
How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden (Gardening world)
Each time you crack an egg open, instead of toss ing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.