"A metal one would make a great yard art turtle...just add legs and a head...or a ladybug, just paint it red with black dots and add a couple of antennae...or a birdbath, just mount it on a post...or donate it to kids who make robotic toys...it…"
"Or...paint the 'removed guts' and use it in creating some unusual 'yard art'. Or...if it still works, plug it into one of those outside 'motion detectors' so that it 'screeches' at anyone intruding into…"
"I see a clunky piece of plastic headed for the junk pile/rubbish bin...might also make a good target for .22 practice; or a 'cage' for catching mice/rats (leave the hose hole open for this purpose); or it could be the head of a (really…"
"I've never grown Oriental Lillies, but I grow a ton of others. My Asiatics do spread like wildfire, but I don't mind. My gardens are a bit haphazardly put together, anyway. The more plants, the merrier! :-)"
"I see a nice piece of drift wood as a focal point, with some grasses and succulants. (does that sound masculine?) I think it would make a great planter. And if in a warm zone a cactus or three would be nice.
"Hi Wally. I saw your post about the Peter Pepper seeds in Vegetable Gardening. I have some seeds from a friend of mine and I wouldn't mind sharing. I also wouldn't mind saving some seeds for you when ready. :)
Hi Wally. I saw your post about the Peter Pepper seeds in Vegetable Gardening. I have some seeds from a friend of mine and I wouldn't mind sharing. I also wouldn't mind saving some seeds for you when ready. :)
"If you dig up & store your tulips dry over summer they will do better-- replant in fall. You must feed them heavily to bloom. My tulips are usually eaten from below. The culprits are what I call "wireworms" chewing the roots even in…"
"Aaah another Pacific NW gardener! My daffs are attacked by slugs (tiny ones in early spring) every year. I use sluggo also. The trouble is, if you don't knock the buggers off the blooms in wet weather they will just stay up inside the flowers…"