Halifax gardener Niki Jabbour checks on her mini hoop tunnel that lets her grow veggies all winter long. Sheets of plastic let the sun shine in while protecting tender shoots from snow, wind and temperature dips. Photo by Joseph De Sciose
The Valhalla Project: Have you ever heard of a garden that waters and fertilizes itself? We certainly had never heard of such a thing until last week when we stumbled across a short video showing women in Africa building a "keyhole garden.
GERANIUMS: Place upside down in cardboard box or paper bag, cover with newspaper, store in garage til spring. Replant in new soil. Will grow new leaves in a wk. Don't cut stems away for at least 6 wks.
take the roses from a bouquet and root them by cutting off the heads, making a clean cut on the bottoms, dipping the fresh-cut bottoms in rooting hormone, and putting them in a pot that was half Perlite and half soil. 12 rose bushes a wedding bouquet.