Know your soil - do a Mason Jar Soil Test. I did this years ago when I first started gardening. I ended up adding sand to my garden spot. I have had poor soil conditions for the last 10 years or so and have added organic material and composted material
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas Dig a hole for your seasonal plants and fill it with an empty plastic pot. Now you can just drop your seasonal flowers (or herbs and veggies) in there and easily switch them out once ready to retire.
Martha Stewart Home & Garden ~ Make a ladybug habitat ~ Lady bugs are a natural pest control. Keep more of them around by filling a long tube with sticks. The lady bugs will make it their home and watch over your garden.