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Don’t throw the water away after you cook your eggs. Instead, allow the water to cool then use it to fertilize and water all your houseplants! Eggshells contain both calcium and carbon. When you boil them for hard boiled eggs, some of these nutrients get leeched into the water making a great fertilizer.
Shasta Daisy. Blooms from summer to Fall. One of the most cheerful perennials, Shasta daisy offers simple flowers with sunny yellow centers for most of the summer. Plant Name: Leucanthemum x superbum Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 5-8 Plant it with: Silvery lamb's ears (Stachys byzantina) makes a perfect foil for...
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Tag Archives: Crinum
A couple of weekends ago several of my friends from A&M met me at my “bulb honey hole” for a little “bulb rustling”. I have written about my bulb “honey hole” before. It is an abandoned home site that was … Continue reading
Lately, several people have been visiting my site from Pininterest.com and “pinning” shots of my garden on their pinboards. I am very flattered when this happens. If you are not yet familiar with Pintrest you should check it out. It … Continue reading
Well, it finally happened. After previous rain storms passed us by, we finally got one of our own. In the past 24 hours it has rained about 3 1/2 inches at my house. That is very exciting on its own. … Continue reading
Yesterday, while returning from lunch, I found what I believe to be an Ellen Bosanquet crinum bulb laying on top of the ground. Now I am not certain it is an Ellen Bosanquet but it was laying in a place where a … Continue reading