-Mason jar lids -Orange paint -Twine -Hot glue -Cinnamon stick/stick/pipe cleaners Thanks to The Turquoise Home on Pinterest for this awesome idea!
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Coffee Filter Fix It can be frustrating when you water your plants and see that it runs straight through the pot. Delay this by adding a coffee filter at the bottom on your container. The soil will be able to absorb the water before it runs through by doing this. Check out more great ideas…
Don’t throw away those used eggshells! Save them up and use them to start your seedlings! They keep those little plastic containers out of the landfill, plus they self compost and add a calcium boost to the soil. Check out this source for more information on this gardening trick!
filter_vintage Did you know that the celery you buy at the grocery store can serve for more than an after school snack? Use your celery stalks to make flower stamps by following the steps below. filter_vintage
Put those melons in a sling! The bigger and heavier vertical melons get as they grow, the more likely they are to break from the vine before they are ripe. Give them a bit of support by making a sling out of an old t-shirt, hose, or another material to reduce the strain on the vine. Make…
Fresh basil, celery and onions can all be started from cuttings you’d normally throw away. Set them in some water and they’ll start to grow all over again! Find out which vegetables you can re-grow over at The Organic Lemon.
Looking for a fun way to label the various plants growing in your garden? Try using rocks to mark the vegetables and fruits in your garden! Happy Gardening from JMG!
Thoughtful Thursday – September 1st Consider your timing: In the north, plant in spring for fall harvest. In the south, plant in fall for spring harvest. Don’t grow a garden full of summer vegetables that are harvested when school is not in session.
Before and After Giveaway #jmgbeforeandafter Take pictures of your school garden before (preparing garden/planting) and after (first harvest) for the chance to win copies of curriculum, t-shirts, and more! Before After Email us your submission (before picture)…