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Bay trees are so beautiful that I sometimes forget the leaves are also an essential culinary herb

And every time I do pluck a leaf from my tree to toss in a recipe, I think to myself, “I wish I had more of these in my garden.” I bought a second tree, but I’ll admit it, I still wanted more. I got greedy for bays galore, but they’re not cheap, since producing healthy plants that are ready for transplanting is a labor-intensive process. That’s when I decided to propagate more of my own bay trees from cuttings. We link to vendors to help you find relevant products. If you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. I wish I could tell you that the process is quick and easy, but I won’t lie. Propagating...

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With its highly sought after berries and incomparably fragrant blossoms, elderberries are worth growing in the garden.

Sure, you can buy elderberry plants. But it’s so easy to propagate them from cuttings that there’s no reason not to give it a go. Incidentally, if you’re new to rooting cuttings taken from trees and shrubs, then you’ve picked the right plant to start with. Elderberry is one of the most reliable plants I have ever propagated this way.  We link to vendors to help you find relevant products. If you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. On top of that, you have lots of options. You can take either hardwood or softwood cuttings, and propagate them in water, a soilless potting medium, or soil in the ground.  If you want, you can forage a...

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Have you seen these stackable snack containers? They're so SMART for snacking on the go – for toddlers or for healthy snacks to take with you!

Stackable Snack Containers – Perfect for on the go! Oh my stars, how cute are these?   Jane.com has these Stackable Snack Containers on sale today for just $14.64 shipped!  They're usually priced near $20, so this is a nice deal. You can choose from black or white in these.  These snack containers are perfect if you have little kiddos that tend to get snacky when you're out running errands or for yourself if you're out on the town. You could also use these to pack things like dressings in your lunches. Super convenient to have on the go! Shipping is $0.65 for the first item (included in the cost above) and $0.50 for each additional item.  These will be shipped...

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Top 23 Best Green Storage Baskets in 2021

  YJWOZ Metal Storage Basket Home Bathroom Portable Storage Basket Green Storage Basket 18x25x26cm Storage Basket - The product is rusted and corrosion resistant the whole basket is rustproofed to prevent metal parts from rusting during use. Product size 18x25x26cm. The storage basket is made of environmentally friendly materials if you have no odor, please feel free to use it safely and healthily. With a solid handle, the combination of a high-strength wood veneer handle and a rust-proof nut prevents breakage and breakage. Beautiful appearance, durable, anti-deformation design on the top and bottom of the basket, more beautiful and sturdy.   GloryMM Foldable Storage Box with Lids and Handles Storage Basket Toys Sorting Box Closet Drawer Removable Dividers for Home Office...

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Everyone dreads rust — that brown, crusty substance that forms on metal, fabric and tile

Fear not, we've got you covered. Once you learn how to get rid of rust and remove rust stains from metal and other materials, it's a game-changer for your cleaning routine. How to remove rust from metal Rust forms when metal is exposed to moisture and starts to corrode. Rust mainly grows on metals and you'll see it on anything from your favorite kitchen knives to kids' metal playgrounds. Luckily, there are many household pantry items that remove rust on metals. 1. Baking soda Baking soda is one of the most common ways to get rid of rust. It's great because you likely have it in your house already and it works great on thinner metals and metals that have...

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