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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm in the early stages of learning about gardening. I lack a garden - all I have is a fire escape - but by next year, I'd like at least a few containers of something edible/useful out there. Step one? A little aloe plant that I picked up at the store the other day. Cheaper than a bottle of...
  2. Home Environment
    I am. I love to have a container to put everything in. I have containers everywhere throughout the house. I love boxes and bins and storage containers, etc. I think, perhaps, I have too many and it's time to get rid of some! Maybe tomorrow. :toothy:
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    It's possible to grow a wide range of vegetables in containers.  Container gardening has advantages over growing vegetables in soil as you can move your containers to the best position, take them to shelter if the weather is cold or if there's a big storm and you can manipulate the conditions to...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    http://homepage.mac.com/pondman/container/container1.html
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm interested in growing some of my own vegetables and herbs this year. However, there are two problems: 1. I am the Cruella DeVille of the plant world. I only have to look at a plant and it withers and dies. 2. I have very limited yard space and would need to do all this planting in...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    I am just wondering if anyone else does container gardening. I have a couple of books, have read tons of websites, and have tried it two summers running with the following results: Summer 1 (Central MA, small patio, full sun all day, all of the below in 5 gallon buckets with drainage holes...
  7. Home Environment
    This was the first cabinet I attacked during that portion of the Spring Fling. (Makes it sound like I've finished the kitchen cupboards, lol) I purged a ton of containers, I mean how many did I really need anyway? All of the things that don't get used everyday are in back. I have a small...
  8. Homesteading and gardening
    http://lynnreinhard.homestead.com/CONTAINER.html great if you container garden. :)
  9. Hobbies
    recycle jeans into purses Some are pocket, some are shorts, some are made from legs. http://www.masseysewing.com/projects/kids/junk_jeans.html http://www.teengirlclothing.com/Jeanpurse.html http://www.dltk-kids.com/school/jean_purse.htm...
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    Could someone please let me know which veggies grow best for container gardening? I want to get started soon but have no clue where to start. I don't want to waste my money if a particular veggie doesn't do good in containers. Thanks! :D
  11. Frugal Living
    You know those Air Wicks, that you plug into your wall to freshen your home up? I opened up the thing that contains the fragrance in it, and found that I can fill it up with something else, which will be cheaper than buying a new one. What would work??
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    DS has his very own container for the herb tutorial. I let him choose his own seeds regardless of if i thought it was a good idea or not, lol, i kept my mouth shut and let him choose.:) He decided on tomatoes, chives, basil, and parsley. we had very old seeds at first that didn't come up, so...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    I thought these were neat ideas.... found them at this site: http://www.herb.co.za/growing.htm Proven mixed herb containers: An Italian chef’s selection ·Sweet basil ·Italian parsley ·Oregano ·Marjoram ·Thyme A perfume pot ·Lavender ·Rose scented geranium ·Lemon balm ·Lemon thyme ·Pineapple...
  14. Hobbies
    I remember my grandmother had one and i loved to go through it. I don't have 2 buttons to rub together so i don't have one, do you and was it passed down from some one else or did you start your own.
  15. Green Living
    Icing Container Birdhouse http://www3.bc.sympatico.ca/akb/icingcont_birdhouse.htm
  16. Green Living
    Icing Container Snowman Jar http://www3.bc.sympatico.ca/akb/icingcont_snowman_jar.htm Materials Empty and clean, white icing container and lid Craft foam scraps: orange and pink Buttons: ½” black, two; 3/8” navy, three Red plaid fabric scraps: 1 ½” x 18”; 9” x 6” Black permanent marker...
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    I have been seriously thinking about trying to do some container gardening on my back or front patio. I was born without a green thumb, so I am going to start SLOWLY! I have never kept a plant alive before, so I need some advice. What is a good fruit or veggie that can be grown in containers...
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    Have any of you tried miniature vegetables in containers? Any suggestions of what does well? Thanks.
  19. Frugal Living
    Who all got that AOL cd in that tin container? Well since I didn't want to add it to the landfills just yet..is there anything I can use this for? What things would fit nicely in there etc?
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