Gardening

Two different ways to create a beautiful planter for flowers or herbs out of a recycled wooden pallet. Two different ways to create a beautiful planter for flowers or herbs out of a recycled wooden pallet.

If you are looking for new ways to display flowers and herbs on your porch, patio, or in your garden, consider planting them in a recycled pallet planter.   This easy project can be completed during a weekend and will be the envy of your neighborhood.   Pallets are now being recycled and re-used for…

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Elderberry varieties and uses. Not only are elderberries great for making jams and syrups, they are also a favorite for butterflies and other wildlife. Elderberry varieties and uses. Not only are elderberries great for making jams and syrups, they are also a favorite for butterflies and other wildlife.

If you have room for only one edible plant, consider growing elderberries. This arching eight-foot tall shrub is easy to grow, anchors the mixed border with its bold compound foliage and flowers, and of course, provides glorious clusters of shiny, dark purple berries.   Elderberries come in a variety of cultivars and species. The American…

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ow to grow salad leaves or lettuce in a container or pot. Just clip what you need to make salad and it grows back in a week! ow to grow salad leaves or lettuce in a container or pot. Just clip what you need to make salad and it grows back in a week!

I saw the idea for this fun garden project at one of our local nurseries. It is a container garden, for growing salad and lettuce!   The idea behind this container garden is that you can clip off the top of the green lettuce leaves, leaving an inch or two of the lettuce remaining in…

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