Starting sprouts in egg cups and egg cartons. *cute*
Children in the gardens of the National Cash Register Company, Dayton, Ohio (approx. 1912-22). Photographer: Arnold Genthe
Great idea for a simple greenhouse garden, using an old clear plastic umbrella. Keeps the birds out of your garden until plants are strong and sturdy.
A backyard vegetable garden plan for an 8’ x 12’ space, from Better Homes and Garden, designed by Jamie Oliver.
What a great idea: spread peanut butter on apples (cut deep ridges in apples to hold the peanut butter), roll them in bird seed, and hang in vegetable netting-bags for winter bird feeders.
Make beautiful, simple seed packets, using pages from seed and garden catalogs. Great idea for school gardens and community gardeners. Instructions at the link.
It’s called the Skyscraper Vertical Garden, and it is perfect for growing cucumbers, tomatoes, pole beans, and other climbing vegetables where space is limited. Made from Western red cedar….function + beauty.
August 6: Community Garden Day. “Cultivate what you want to grow.”
What a great idea for school and community gardens: brightly painted tires, filled with dirt and stacked together as planter beds.
Inspiration for a Victory Garden. The raised vegetable boxes are beautifully crafted. This is a labor love created by designer Brooke Giannetti.