How Much and How Often to Water Plants?I am having problems keeping my plants alive. Some are in pots and some I planted in the ground. I used Miracle Gro potting soil with all of them. How often should we water plants in this area, North Carolina?
Stacked Terra Cotta Pot Plant Stand?I am looking for instructions how to make an upright plant stand out of terra cotta pots. I have seen them at flea markets and craft shows in TX. I think they have a steel rod that goes through the hole in the bottom and the pots are kind of zig zagged.
Bugs on Plants That Were Brought Inside?I have brought plants inside for the winter and have little tiny brownish colored bugs all over a new sprout. They fall from the windowsill to the counter and they are getting really aggravating. I have tried wiping them off with a wet paper towel but they just come back. I have also tried spraying them and the whole plant with a mixture of water/dawn dish liquid. Any suggestions?
Gift Idea for My New Stepson?I am 40 and getting married for the second time in June. My fiance's son is 17 and will graduate in June. He will be the best man in our wedding. Besides that, I was wondering if there is something else I could do, without stepping on his mom's toes, to let him know he is and always will be part of us.
Hanging Holly Under Windows?I noticed this year a lot of people had a flat piece of holly with a red bow in the center placed on their windowsills on the outside of the home. I would like to do this next year and was wondering how to keep it in place.
Advice For Putting Queen Size Bed On Risers?I have a queen size bed that I would like to put on risers.
Hanging Coat Racks?I have 2 pegged coat racks that both have 6 pegs on them. I need to hang both of them for all the coats I have and I was needing a crafty idea other than just hanging them both up. This will be in the hallway. They are both on a flat piece of wood with plain pegs sticking out.
Reusing Trampoline Mesh?Does anyone have any ideas of how to recycle an old trampoline mesh? My son is recycling the metal and my husband is keeping the springs. The mesh is still good and so nice and thick I was trying to think of something it could be used for. We have a mule and I was thinking we could use it as some shade for his lot. That's all I could come up with.
Finish For Rusty Coat Hooks?I want to do my bedroom and bathroom with a western theme. I have bought some rusty old coat hooks that I want to use in the bathroom to hang towels on. What can I put on them to keep the rusty look and make sure the rust doesn't come off on the wet towels?
What Kind of Worms are These?My dad took this picture of thousands of worms headed for his flower bed in NC. Is anyone familiar? We have never seen such a thing!
Creating Mementos from Funeral Flowers, Ribbons, and Baskets?My 15 year old niece was tragically killed in a car accident on August 3rd. With her age in mind, I am trying to think of creative things to do with dried flowers, pressed flowers, ribbons, and baskets leftover from the funeral.