Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot
Consider Me Inspired: Make Your Own At Home- Weed Killer
We're all for anything that makes hand weeding easier. Simply drive the hand-forged stainless-steel shaft of the Wrotter by Sneeboer Manufacturing into the soil alongside the stem, and its angled barbs will catch the roots when you pull back, bringing up the entire weed. About $30 from sneeboer.com | Photo: Ted Morrison | thisoldhouse.com
Easy enough and not toxic. Make Your Own At Home- Weed Killer
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 dont like the smell of the orange oil. Ive been using this method in the front garden and its working.