A planter in a faux-lead finish is a timeless choice, but the cylindrical shape of these tall fiberclay urns gives them a really clean feel. Having a different color or texture helps the color pop. Here, string of pearls creates plenty of textural drama and purple calibrachoa and blue ageratum add just the right dose of color.
Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick: Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..