More ideas from Maria
urbangarden - 5 easy plants you can't live without

For all those who live in a small city apartment.chef and owner of a New York city restaurant shares with us the five things everyone can grow in 5 square feet, be it on your balcony or on the common patio.

Make your own composter out of pallets - the instructions are in Spanish, but they look relatively straight forward to follow #homesfornature

Potato Bin Tutorial for compost container - Great for the environment and your garden. Do NOT compost grass that's been treated with nasty weed killers however!

I want to make an insect hotel (perhaps with a hedgehog house and frog/toad house at the base of it) to go next to our little shed. #homesfornature.

Hôtel à insecte et ruche du potager du roi. Insect house and bee colony on the grounds of the Potager du Roi, where the original gardens date back to the reign of Louis XIV

There is no need to buy expensive potting systems for starting seedlings. Place several cardboard toilet paper rolls inside a clean plastic clamshell, like those used for supermarket salads. Fill each cardboard tube with potting soil and plant. Once your seedlings grow too tall for the clamshell, simply tear off the top lid.

10 *Brilliant* Frugal Gardening Tricks When planting, leave the tp roll a bit of it exposed. It not only helps to guide the plant upright but more importantly keeps the bugs away + label each roll with see variety to know what's what