After your Easter lilies have bloomed their little hearts out and you’ve practically forgotten about ‘em, you should bring them back to life in your garden. How? First, collect as many as you can get your hands on—ask your family, friends, and neighbors for their discards. Then plant them in well-drained soil, 3 inches deep, and about 12 to 18 inches apart, in a spot where they’ll get plenty of sunshine. They may not look so hot now, but just wait ‘til they bloom again in July—and then again next summer! You’ll have a gorgeous, fragrant garden—all without spending a dime. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving…

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  1. I find Jerry Baker to be so fascinating. I wish I could work with him for a while. I’d learn so much. I am obsessed with plants and gardening. I love how he is all natural. That is why I am going to become a horticulturist in college this fall.

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