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Do you change the oil in your window boxes and containers every spring? You really don’t need to – I don’t. Here’s what I do: I remove about a quarter to a third of the soil in my containers, and I put it in my potting soil bin. Then, I add a little perlite and compost to the original container, and that’s it. Any extra potting soil that I have leftover in my bin, I use for new containers. …Read More
Are you planning to grow Sunflowers this year? Five years ago, Hans-Peter Schiffer toppled the Guinness World Record for the third year in a row – growing a sunflower that was 30’1″ tall! Over at the Facebook group for the show, you can check out a time-lapse video of sunflowers growing from seed to seed heads; just search for The Daily Gardener Community the next time you’re on Facebook and request to join. Brevities #OTD It’s the birthday…Read More
My aunt Debbie in Des Moines sent me some fantastic pictures of a great portable elevated planter idea. She was at Lowes, and they had taken two old Weber grills and had spray-painted them different colors. Then, they turned them into planters. In between the two of them, they placed a bench. What a great idea. The fantastic idea a great way to repurpose old grills turn them into elevated beds that you could use for annuals – which is…Read More
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