No more wilted blooms with Alum (it's in the spice isle) - Re-cut the stem and immediately stick the bottom 1/2″ of the stem in Alum (this helps the stem suck water) arrange as usual. It’s easy and works!
The Secret to Long-Lasting Hydrangeas | The Happier Homemaker
Sweeten Your Tomatoes With Baking Soda. As with all home remedies, be sure to test with just one plant when trying this. If your soil is already quite alkaline, it could affect the level too much by adding soda.)
Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent. We have Bamboo and when the new shoots come up, the rabbits and deer eat them. But the irish springs keeps them out thus beautiful new bamboo untouched to grow!
5 Tips For a Bountiful, Water-Saving Vegetable Garden in a Time of Drought : TreeHugger
101 Vegetable Gardening Tips & Ideas | Mom with a PREP Excellent round up to get you going with all of your garden needs from planting, soil, seeds, and individual crop help.
So cute! And so easy to paint flat rocks with bright acrylics to make them function as durable plant markers. Find the how-tos at Garden Therapy.
Nasturtium - mulch plant - "these flowers are also very useful in keeping the bugs away from fruit trees and vegetable gardens. Nasturtium can easily repel squash bugs, beetles, and white flies."