3 Tablespoons fresh Lavender flowers or 1 1/2 Tablespoons dried Lavender flower 2 cups boiling water honey and lemon if desired Put the flowers in a teapot or container along with the boiling water allowing them to steep a good 4 to 5 minutes. Pour into cups straining if necessary to remove the flower buds. Serve Lavender flower tea with honey and sliced lemon.
how to dry Lavender
Growing romaine from stump
DIY: Accent wall out of wood pallets. 1st hang Plywood. Find untreated wooden pallets (2 doz). Cut through nails & disassemble. Sand splinters and dirt. Clean. Sort by width, then condition. Use 1" nails & nail gun. Will need saw for cut arounds. Once done, vacuum and apply atan polyurethane.
DIY: Accent wall out of wood pallets
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier
37 of the easiest shrubs to propagate.
Vertical wall for planting herbs, flowers, beans, cherry tomatoes or anything for that matter. Use window screen to keep the dirt and plants in. This has great drainage! While this counts on digging the 3 posts into the ground, I am sure it could be adapted to be freestanding. Plans included. Space saver for little yards...
Pinner says: this is 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.
DIY Bug repellent balm from @Remodelista Materials: 1 cup Dried Calendula Flowers 1 cup Fresh Rosemary 1 cup Dried Catnip A mix of Olive and Coconut Oil (about 2 cups total) 1/4 cup Beeswax Lavender and Lemon Essential Oils (about 10 drops each) Double Boiler/ Sauce Pan and Bowl Cheesecloth Liquid Measuring Cup and Glass Jar 4-5 Lidded Jars
DIY: Bug Repellent Balm : Gardenista
Sweet potatoes in bushel baskets