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Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don鈥檛 try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you鈥檝e 铿乶ished planting seeds.

10 Beautiful Flowering Trees: Organic Gardening. Redbud

When & How to fertilize your own lawn. Step by step instructions

Landscaping around Trees | Nice way to landscape around your trees | Flower Beds @ its-a-green-life

Serbian Bellflower Care: Tips On Growing Serbian Bellflowers

Orchid care and love. Pinning this because this is where orchids experience their last gasp. :( And I LOVE them!

Schefflera Plant Cuttings: Tips On Propagating Cuttings From Schefflera

My neighbour has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works.

12 tips for dealing with slugs in your garden (beyond salt)

Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases. I have not tried this, but I will.

Add a tablet of aluminum sulfate to the watering can used for watering the hydrangea.

Use Dollar tree solar lights in tiki torch bases..... I love this idea for the deck.

Save the cooking water and feed your plants! Mom used to do this all the time! When you prepare corn on the cob, pasta, potatoes, or other vegetables, don’t pour the hot water down the drain. Instead, remove the food with tongs or a slotted spoon. When the water has cooled dump it directly onto a thirsty plant, or save it in a large container to take out to your garden later.

Ground Layering hydrangeas, works on rosemary, gardenia and other woody plants too. Just dig a shallow hole, lay the plant branch in (don't cut it off the main plant), cover with dirt and place a brick on top! Water and wait!

Black spots on the leaves of your rose bushes, followed by yellow leaves and then bony stems and no leaves? Pull off leaves with black spot. Mix 1/4 cup of skim milk in a gallon of water in your watering can and rinse over the rose bushes, the rose bush will sprout many new growth stalks since it responds to milk just like a good fertilizer. I would repeat this rinse every 4 weeks.