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Gardening & Landscaping

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Gardening & Landscaping

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Knowing what and when to prune is essential to maintaining a healthy and aesthetically pleasing garden. Here are some general guidelines on what to prune and when to prune it.

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers. Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog.

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tons of landscaping ideas

How to have an awesome pepper harvest. Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

"Pot Luck" Dahlia - one plant will produce dozens of blooms of varying colors

The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric

How to propagate Hydrangeas

PVC pipe cutoffs to sort and store garden tools, #DIY

Growing & Pruning Hydrangeas |

Diatomaceous Earth provides a permanent barrier against many pests, both indoors and out, naturally. Forget harsh synthetic chemicals! Get rid of: Ants, fire ants, caterpillars, cut worms, army worms, fleas, ticks, cockroaches, snails, spiders, termites, scorpions, silver fish, lice, mites, flies, centipedes, earwigs, slugs, aphids, Japanese beetles (grub stage), fruit flies, corn earworm, cucumber beetles, corn borer, sting bugs, squash vine borers, thrips, loopers, etc. I need some for my g...

How to propagate rosemary and lavender; also works for basil

flower guide!

20 ways to add curb appeal to your home. BH slides

the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season.

what to do with your tree stump

Knockout roses and hosta planted along fence

hostas in a pot! It works and it works well....every spring they return...in the pot!

How to plant garlic (one clove produces up to twenty more) AND THEN NEVER RUN OUT OF GARLIC!!!

Out of rooting hormone? Open your kitchen cabinet and grab some cinnamon. Plant stems dipped into it will kill fungus and bacteria to help keep those new cuttings free of disease while rooting. Who knew!

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1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

DIY garden path. Take a multi picture frame to do this. Brilliant!!!

Epsom Salt as Plant Fertilizer - Encourage green growth on your house plants by applying a solution of 2 tablespoons salt to 1 gallon water once a month. Magnesium and sulfur from the salt make leaves grow bushier and encourage flowering plants to bloom more often.