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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: 135
Latest Activity: May 22

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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.

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 Brenda Bartz on March 30, 2012 at 4:21pm

I used railroad ties for the paremeter, 22ft  x 22 ft (2-1/2 ties x3 sides), and put a load of crushed bluestone inside it, quick, pretty easy, did not cost $1000's - worked great for me.

Comment by Susan Tilghman Hawthorne on March 30, 2012 at 3:58pm

What's the least expensive way to have a patio built?

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 29, 2012 at 9:54pm

Home depot is doing southern black Friday the rest of this week deals everywhere.

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 29, 2012 at 9:53pm
Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 28, 2012 at 8:28pm

round 2 on amaryllis second stalk bloomed out nicely at least 3 more on the way  wu hu so cool to watch such a dramatic flower do this mostly on it's own.  sorry flower geek it's just kinda cool growing something as nice looking as this. not every one can and I used to not be able to do it.

 

Comment by Vicky Myers on March 27, 2012 at 10:30am

I did that it only works a little while then you have to add it again.

Comment by Yvonne Martin zone 9a se texas on March 27, 2012 at 7:39am

I asked for help with cats damaging my newly planted garden, i did not have oranges etc. but i had pepper, sprinkled the hole bottle around my garden and IT WORKED, hurray for me and any one who wants to get rid of cats humanly

 

Comment by Glenda Truscott z8 on March 26, 2012 at 10:52am

Jon, I have heard of Blue Bonnets but have never seen any.  Thanks for the pics.  They are wonderful and so fun to look at.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 25, 2012 at 10:04pm

With so many you'd think they wouldn't mind sharing a little :)

Comment by Jon S. z7 tx God blessed the USA on March 25, 2012 at 8:56pm

My son wanted to pic one but they say that because it's the state flower it's illegal to mess with them much.  They reseed I have tried the seed but haven't been able to get it to do anything not sure why.

 

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"Joseph, if you want to grow fabulous dahlias (not the low growing kind), they must be staked. What the hubby and I do is put in a tomato ladder and an 8 foot steel stake at the base of each plant at the time they are planted. We…"
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BIG Dahlia Bloom

"Your welcome !!! I have a couple of Dahlias I save every year, but I have to stake them a lot or the blooms fall ! Please share any hints? :)"
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"Your welcome Clare! Yes this year has been beautiful ! I still have impatient 's still blooming & I love your garden , great job as always!"
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