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How to Keep the Cats Out of Your Sandbox... A natural method for keeping the neighborhood cats out of your sandbox, your garden and your porch. We've been doing this for nearly 3 years - it really works!
End of April/May is the ideal time to start growing your pumpkins for next Halloween with the kids - here's how to go about getting them off to the best start
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. Theyll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
Grow Blueberries In A Pot? Sure! : "Fresh blueberries can cost a pretty penny at the grocery store, but did you know it’s easy to grow your own…even on a balcony! Depending on the variety you choose, it can take 2 or 3 years for a plant to start producing fruit but once it does, you’ll enjoy picking blueberries for many years to come. Here’s a tip sheet to get you started…"
Grow Blueberries. Here’s a tip sheet to get you started…"
How to grow a clementine tree - one pinner says, "this really works - I have one and they are the best clementines I've ever tasted!"
Paint empty soup cans bright summer colors, poke holes, and add a candle inside for an inexpensive lighting option.
Tutorial: eco-friendly firepit starters AND mosquito tip: " throw a stick of sage into the fire. The sage scented smoke that the fire will emit keeps mosquitos and other annoying bugs at bay for the entire area" HOORAY!!
DIY Fourth of July Ideas - Lawn Stars
Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries when they ripen because the birds will think the ripened berries are stones.
The 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.
Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers and the taste goes bad when they're planted with watermelon. Gardening tips.
10 rules for small family gardens - fantastic ideas to make the most of the space