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Poor Country Boy Gardening

Poor country boy gardening is when you want or need something for your garden and can't afford it. So you get creative on how to get it trading or bartering for it. digging it up out of an empty field or off the side of the road or a neighbors yard.

With permission of course

Location: Texas
Members: 134
Latest Activity: Apr 13

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grass clippings as mulch 6 Replies

I want to use my clippings as a mulch in some of my flower beds BUT there are weeds and some crab grass in my lawn. Will seeds from those undesirables (not to mention the grass seeds themselves) end…Continue

Tags: clippings, grass, mulch

Started by Karen. Last reply by Karen May 22, 2014.

going to make a compost tumbler any good design or ideas 8 Replies

 Been looking on line for compost tumblers i have the barrel but its a chemical barrel its been soaking all summer i think it should be ok just for compost if any7 one has any ideas it would be greatContinue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Oct 3, 2013.

From Metal Scrap to Garden pot. 2 Replies

For 10 years past ( not anymore) my husband and myself ran a Mechanical business, every time a truck would come in to have new brake drums put on, I would rub my hands together much to the annoyance…Continue

Started by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia. Last reply by Keryn, USDA Zone 10 Australia Feb 13, 2013.

FINDING PLANTS IN THE TRASH 11 Replies

I  WALK MY DOG MOST EVERY NIGHT TO GIVE HIM AND MYSELF SOME NEEDED EXERCISE BUT I LOVE GOING OUT ON GARBAGE NIGHT THE PEOPLE THAT DONT WANT  THE PLANTS THAT THEY HAVE  SHOULD JUST PUT THE IN A BOX…Continue

Started by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh. Last reply by John F zone 6 Cinti Oh Feb 9, 2013.

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Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 16, 2012 at 4:20pm

wuuu huuuuuuu wuuuuuu huuuuuuu  I have 4 nice ameriliss flower stalks coming up  will post pics and updates  one od the coolest flowers to see send up flowers they almost shoot up as you watch.  last ones got 3 ft tall and had 6 huge flowers.  Robin and any others I shared these with that means the should be doing it for you to soon wuuu huuuu I am a country boy flower geek  but it sure is fun.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:45pm

Welcome Priscilla

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:44pm

welcome Melissa

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:30pm

Ann I thought about you yesterday saw some bird house gourd seeds are you still looking for some.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 8:25pm

sure Priscilla why your just a yard and garden challenged country girl.   shhhh don't tell currently I am a container restricted country boy The town house's we are at right now only let me container garden.  I am country boy at heart though.  

Comment by Priscilla Bryant, zn5 IL on March 15, 2012 at 7:42pm

Can a 'Po' city girl join in ? I love shopping thrift stores and yard sales. Turning junky 'finds' into garden art.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 4:13pm

couldn't resist the fushia

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 4:07pm

Thought about that wal mart retail was $15 plus not happening

Comment by Vicky Myers on March 15, 2012 at 3:41pm

Get your boots at thrift stores.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 15, 2012 at 3:32pm

Just  added some pics of some flip flop planters I made the boots were like $15 a pair so i used flip flops instead 

 

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