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How to Plant an Upside Down Tomato cherry tomatoes

The Secrets to Growing Upside-Down Tomatoes for a Prolific Harvest in a Tiny Space

Upside-down tomatoes make a great use of space but there are a few important things to know so that your efforts will be fruitful. Grow prolific upside-down tomato plants with these 9 essential tips and tricks. There are many types of upside-down tomato planters available and none are expensive in the least.  I have seen many people who use 5-gallon …

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DIY Birdcage Succulent Planter

Birdcage Succulent Planter

Turn a birdcage into a hanging basket planter with a few simple modifications and the addition of gorgeous plants. Succulents are perfect for a project like this because they are drought tolerant and have so much variety in their shapes, sizes, and growing habits. Birdcage Coconut coir hanging basket liner Cactus and succulent soil Various succulents Make it! First look …

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Macrame Is Here Again And This Has A Modern Twist

Modern Macramé Plant Hangers

Macramé is back! In case you didn’t get the memo about the rebirth of 70’s home crafts like terrariums, hanging plants, and macramé, consider this fair warning. I’ve been seeing plants hung in knotted rope everywhere from cool vegan eateries to upscale designer boutiques, and now that they grace the pages of Tara Heibel and Tassy de Give’s new book on …

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Three Tier Hanging Herb Garden

Three Tier Hanging Herb Planter

I just have to share this smart project from Martha Stewart Living‘s June 2013 issue: a three tier hanging herb planter. Even if you have a small outdoor space you can still grow plenty of herbs. I can even see this in a sunny window indoors, given the baskets are lined with a little plastic first. Once you have a …

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Tomato Bounty Custom

Topsy Turvy: Ugly as Stink But Good Tomatoes

 I grew Topsy Turvy Tomatoes last year on my garage.  I put 2 tomato plants (as they recommended) in each of my 3 planters and got only about 15 cherry tomatoes and 4 regular tomatoes. I also tried a zucchini plant which didn’t grow any fruit.  I think that there were a number of factors working against me last year: …

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