Multiply your store bought sweet potatoes - place 1 sweet potatoes in a bucket of moist soil. As slips (shouts) appear, pull out place them six at a time into 20 gallon buckets. Wait 4 months, dump bucket, get 3 to 4 gallons of organic homegrown sweet potatoes per bucket.
Repurposing a fireplace mantle in the garden - Harmony in the Garden
While driving around in the rain a few months ago, I spotted this old fireplace mantle. It was leaning behind a dumpster with a ton of junk piled on top of it. The dumpster was located behind a furniture staging company, but this neglected mantle had clearly been here a long, long time.I called the company and left a message (in my nicest voice possible) and lo and behold they called me back the next day! They said if I could haul it away, I could have it!Score! Dumpster diving at its best!
What will it be: a cute little paperthingy containing flower seeds, which can be thrown anywhere you go (given there's some soil in which the plants can grow). Just deposit, water a bit if needed and then wait and see what sprouts. Great to beflower urban landscapes. What do you need: seeds old newspaper water…