Rooting hydrangea cuttings
A small trellised planter perfect for patios and corner accents. (clematis, tomatoes, morning glory...)
Natural Weed Killer 1 gallon vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, dash of dish washing detergent (makes it stick to the weeds). Mix well, spray on weeds in the morning, rejoice in their death that evening. This works best on a sunny day.
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Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
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Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.
Drip irrigation- A pinner wrote: I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!
Another pinner said, "BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle."
Mailbox in the garden to hold gloves and tools. Keeps things dry and clean and right where you need them. Could make that so cute.
My allotment 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. Try it, and let us know how you get on.
How to grow a lemon tree in a container.
"If you finely chop citrus rinds and sprinkle them on the mulch in your garden, they keep neighborhood cats, dogs and other critters away from your veggies. I guess animals don’t like the smell of the orange oil. I’ve been using this method in the front garden and it’s working." cats, front gardens, neighborhood cat, sprinkl, citrus rind, orang oil, oranges, fine chop, dog
If you finely chop citrus rinds and sprinkle them on the mulch in your garden, they keep neighborhood cats, dogs and other critters away from your veggies. Animals don't like the smell of the orange oil.
Spray your zucchini plants once a week with a solution of 1 part milk to 9 parts water. You can use any kind of milk available. This will keep your plants from getting powdery mildew, a serious threat to zucchini plants. | eHow zucchini planting, planting zucchini, zucchini garden, zucchini plants, powderi mildew, spray, squash plants, serious threat, powdery mildew
Spray your zucchini plants once a week with a solution of 1 part milk to 9 parts water. You can use any kind of milk available. This will keep your plants from getting powdery mildew, a serious threat to zucchini plants.
Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How plant, idea, garden trick, yard, soak seed, grow, outdoor, germin, soaking seeds
Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How
Place one uncracked raw egg in the pot — as it decomposes, it will serve as a natural fertilizer via Redbook
Permaculture Ideas: Foods that will Re-Grow from your Kitchen Scraps
Pruning Tomatoes- great article. Gave me the courage I needed to prune my out of control tomato plants! single stem tomatoes, stake a tomato plant, tomatoes gardening, growing tomatoes tips, how to prune tomato plants, vegetables garden, how to stake tomatoes, pruning tomatoes, staking tomato plants
How to Prune a Tomato Here are six good reasons to prune tomatoes: To grow more flavorful tomatoes. To grow larger tomatoes. To grow more tomatoes over the length of a season. To keep plant leaves and fruits off the ground and away from pests, insect damage, and fungal disease. To keep plants smaller and more compact. To allow tomatoes on the plant at the end of the seas
Basil - Basil is best planted next to Tomatoes. Used as a border for the Tomato patch, the plants will find it easier to resist disease & the fruits will be tastier. Bees love Basil, while Aphids, Fruit-Fly, White-Fly, the House-Fly & Mosquitoes hate it. Keep a pot near doors & windows to keep Flies out of your Home. Also very handy for medicinal & cooking uses if grown nearby.