One of the best fertilizers for potted plants is chimney soot, provided it is free from salt.
To nourish a fern put 2 raw oysters under the soil near the roots and the plant will grow like magic.
To water tiny seedlings, dip a wisk broom in water, then sprinkle lightly.
Use the ribs of an old umbrella for your Morning-glories to climb on.
Use ice cubes to water indoor plants. They will melt slowly and will not spill over.