Homemade Mosquito Repellent - This super easy recipe is non-toxic and it works
3 ingredient spray: 15 drops of lavender oil, 3-4 Tbsp of vanilla extract, & 4-5 Tbsp lemon juice. Put in a bottle and spray away!
Rid your garden of bugs and aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.
Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. It worked for me on my peas last year. So give it a try I use about 1 Table spoon in a 1 to 1 ratio. But I don’t really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon of water and use it to water your plants.
To prevent the larvae of the cabbage worms from burrowing into heads of cabbage, cover each head with a nylon stocking, and leave it on until harvest time. This method typifies good organic gardening pest control – rather than fight pests after they appear on your vegetables, take preventative measures to stop them from getting near your vegetables in the first place.
Blow into bag then seal it tightly - CO2 prevents the greens from getting soggy! How To Store Salad Greens Who knew??