Hen and Chick Boot Planter
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Looking for a way to spruce up your entryway and welcome guests? Want to add some interest to an outdoor patio table? This hen and chick boot planter is the way to go.
Fill the boots with a little gravel on the bottom and potting soil.
You do not need to fill your boot completely, remember the mother “hen” plant with take care of adding more “chicks” throughout the growing season.
See Varieties of Hen and Chick Plants on Amazon.com
Old Wash Tub Flower Pots
I use old wash tub flower pots and aluminum pails that I pick up at thrift shops and at yard sales all the time.
The do’s and don’ts of poinsettia care. Keep your plant healthy and blooming throughout the Christmas season.
Increase or Decrease Your Soil pH
pH represents how acidic or alkaline it is. Soil pH is determined on a scale from zero to 14, with seven being a neutral pH that is neither acidic nor alkaline. If your soil pH is outside the range of 6.0 to 7.0 you may need to increase or decrease your soil pH.
Fall Bulb Planting Basics for Spring Flowers
Planting your spring flowering bulbs in fall can be a risky business. You are not guaranteed to a have a beautiful blossoming flower garden come spring.
Follow my Fall Bulb Planting Basics and I can give you every confidence in your ability to succeed.
Thrifty Finds for the Garden
I love using items that I can reuse in the garden as planters.