To deter deer and other wildlife from dining on your garden plants, try hanging car air fresheners on them.
After steady rain, give soil a few days to dry out before preparing beds for planting. This helps to avoid compaction.
Doctors in the 1500's prescribed nutmeg for several different illnesses. Many people believed that nutmeg can be used to brew excellent love potions.
The average lawn has a cooling effect of 10 tons of air-conditioning.
In the language of flowers - daisies mean innocence, loyal love; violets mean modesty; and marigolds suggest cruelty and jealousy.
Pinch chrysanthemums and annual flower plants to keep them compact and well-branched.
Move house plants to shady locations outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Plants will dry out quicker outdoors, so make sure they are well watered.
Place petals from a flower under a microscope for children to observe.
Providing food in the spring will help birds survive the seasonal change and give them the added nourishment and energy required for the mating and nesting season.
To fertilize your garden use an ice pick to punch holes in the bottom of an empty one-gallon milk jug, removing the spout but leaving the handle. Put some fertilizer in the jug and walk slowly around the garden to evenly treat plants.