Save the end from your lettuce and put into a little water (about a half inch). Change out the water every day. The lettuce will grow back incredibly quick too. The one on the left i cut today. The middle one yesterday and the one on the right, the day before. You can see how much it grows in just two days!! But don't feel limited to romaine. This technique can also be used with green onions and celery — from Addicted to Networking.
Soil - The medium that supports plant life and the source of 13 of the 16 elements that are considered essential to plants. The remaining three -- carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen -- are supplied by air and water. Types of Soil: Forest: This biologically rich soil is found just below the layer of leaves in the forest and is high in organic matter/humus. The soil supports a diversity of biology, including earthworms, and has good water and nutrient retention. The soil is dark in color with a…
Cool Thumb-controlled Watering Pot Made With Recycled Materials, tutorial. The original earthenware “thumb pots” were used in 17th and 18th century English gardens. This clever watering device is reproduced using salvaged plastic bottles and jugs. It is ideal for watering delicate seedlings. Using - Take your thumb off the hole when you are ready to water your plants. Removing your thumb allows the water to gently stream out the holes on the bottom.
Quote: "It takes two hours to set up a 300-square-foot garden that requires no roto-tilling -- no digging at all! -- and, even in drought-stricken California, only needs to be watered every ten days or so."