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For The Home-Outdoors

Natural Spider Spray. Find out how to make spider spray without harmful chemicals.

I got schooled on the wasp "trap" that I posted earlier so researching alternatives...plan on ordering a few of these to ward off the wasps.

Sprinkling egg shells around apple trees and tomato plants helps add much-needed calcium to their diets.

A Gardener's Checklist for Early Spring -- it's about that time! Advice on winter cleanup, spring pruning, sowing seeds, planting late-season bulbs, creating containers, dividing perennials, planting trees, and planning a vegetable garden.

Mums make lists ...: 50 Fun Things to Do Outdoors for Free

This is so neat! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden!

Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!

You can update your garage too, for just 12.99 at Home Depot. This hardware makes a big difference!

Follow this one tip in your garden get a ton of strawberries! Also a little strawberry education!

Site has table telling which vegetables save you the most money to grow yourself.

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.