20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

17. Pinch Your Herbs

Pinch the upper portions of your herb plant stems off (basil in particular) to encourage new leaf growth. Herbs have a natural instinct to stay alive and multiply, so when they are pinched, they send a signal to the dormant leaf buds to grow. It’s strange how this works, but it’s true for most plants.

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18. Homemade Rain Barrel

How resourceful is this?! Collect the rain directly from your gutter spouts, and use it to water your garden, lawn, and potted plants. You will just need a heavy duty trash can, a drill, a pair of pliers, and a few other basic tools. Doable! Read more about it here.

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Details & Instructions found HERE.


19. Dry Creek Bed Garden

To break up a large portion of the yard, consider a dry creek bed for added visual interest. It not only looks fabulous, but it’s also great for landscape drainage and redirecting rain water on a slope. And, it very low maintenance!

Easy landscape idea... dry creek bed! Easy DIY gardening tips and ideas for beginners and beyond! Tips and tricks for your flower or vegetable garden, or for your front or backyard landscaping design. A few garden projects and ideas you can do for cheap! Listotic.com

Landscape designed by: G&D Landscape





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