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 courseSee More
"Trying a solution to keep squirrels out of the feeder that a customer says works. Suspend a piece of 4 inch galvanized pipe on the feeder pole with the bottom opening enclosed. Will let you know if it works"
"My cat grace ( a pound cat) came with her ear tipped. Always tought she had got it from a fight. Now I know. She is somewhat of an odd ball cat with strange behavior. Maybe she was a kitten that was part of a stray community as she is very…"
"Found a recipe on line for liquid fabric softener.
6 cups water
3 cups white vinegar
1 1/2 to 2 cups hair conditioner
warm water before adding conditioner.
I will give it a try when I run out of what I have"
"one is good. you are only going to use 1/3 of the bar. I've never used the frang oil. And your washing soda and borax will last a long time. I've been making tis for over a year and have not used up those two items yet"
"Thanks, Keryn! I think those colorful talavera glazed pots are a great way to sneak in even MORE color into the garden. They're not very expensive since many are made locally, or just across the border in Mexico. Take care!"
"Thanks, Keryn. I got the old pot at an antique store in a rural RURAL part of southern Arizona. I had to try quite a few plants before I found one that thrived in it. I'm glad I did, I was getting frustrated for awhile,…"
"Thanks Joan and Lyn, I appreciate the comments. Jelly Beans is a GREAT name for these, Lyn, how fun! Anything with "bean" in it seems really appropriate, doesn't it? These are one of the few true sedums that survive…"
"Thanks Lyn! I tried to find flowers that sort of reflect the colors and patterns of the pot. I thought the purple with white edges did just the trick. I'm glad you agree! I also like that these petunia blooms aren't…"
"Good eyes, Willis! Believe it or not, ocotillos are even sold here at Home Depot and Lowes, LOL. This one really sulked in several locations until I finally moved it to this spot where it's thrived for five years now, blooming and…"