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The Secret to Long-Lasting Hydrangeas | The Happier Homemaker

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How to Turn Hydrangeas Pink or Blue | In My Own Style

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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.

Ant Killers That Are Safe for Plants | eHow

Ant Killers That Are Safe for Plants | eHow

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DIY Backyard Beekeeping: A Guide for Beginners If you can garden, you can be a beekeeper. Here are the first steps: the questions to ask, the equipment you'll need and how to choose the right bees.

Line flower pots with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole

Flowers to plant in your vegetable garden that will repel pests and attract pollinators.

When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. Someone else said, "The trick to amazing potted plants - diapers. I did this in my hanging baskets last year and they rocked all season."

Tomato plants like deep watering. Why waste water when you can make a simple reservoir delivery system. Neat idea. The photo says it all.

Rooting hydrangea cuttings - Locate a stem of softwood and cut a shoot that has several leaves. Trim it into 5-inch-long pieces that each have a leaf toward the top. Remove extra leaves; then cuts the remaining leaf in half to minimize evaporation (and the need for watering). Dip the other end in powdered rooting hormone; plant the cuttings in trays filled with a soilless mix and perlite. Cover with a plastic bag, and stash in a shady location, misting regularly to keep the leaf hydrated.

Soap in a mesh bag, tied to the the faucet next to the garden hose. Easier to keep hands clean after garden work.

Dorothy Benedict Hosta...love hostas!