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The BEST Weed Spray. make 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.

Companion planting is about which plants help each other. Find out which gardening combinations work to control pests and increase yields.

The Garden Companion: A Natural Garden

Several recipes for homemade organic insecticides and pesticides

Ok-- this is it-- a chart of plants to put beside each other

  • Nancy Boisselle Stein

    Products that contain GMO corn, soy and cotton also contain round up and agent orange toxins. I do not want to consume this on a daily basis for myself, or my family and friends. Do you really think Monsanto cares about our health? Follow the money trail. Monsanto is a very dangerous evil company.

  • Bri Bright

    There are now tests showing decreased fertility rates(sterile!!) and higher infant death rates in rats consuming gmo soy. Also, another study was done in Russia proving GM foods to cause tumors. There IS testing out there, but our government doesn't want you to see it. I am 23 and have watched more than 3 of my close friends suffer from cancer and/or tumors.. at 21-23 years old. Something needs to be done.. I can't believe people can even dispute the fact that GMOs aren't dangerous! If they were good for you, Monsanto would have NO PROBLEM labelling the

  • Bri Bright

    them*. Instead they funnel millions of dollars into advertising against Prop37. Use your brains people!

  • Nancy Boisselle Stein

    new dvd coming out titled "Ticking Time Bomb" view trailer on my pinterest site under health/research tells it all. Can't wait to purchase dvd!

  • Wellness Resources

    Californians, vote to label GMOs. Yes on prop 37.

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Rose Verbena-- great groundcover for hot and dry areas; spring to late summer

  • Adam Randall

    I have one nursery that has a few of the variety 'Homestead Purple' but otherwise I haven't seen this from any of our vendors. I have found conflicting information from reliable sources on this plant regarding cold hardiness.

Blanket Flower Bonanza-- LOVE these!

  • Adam Randall

    The variety name is Commotion 'Tizzy.' I have a source for Commotion 'Frenzy' which appears to be deeper red. Blanket flower in general require good drainage in the winter which is hard to acheive in our heavy soils. It may be fine in raised beds though.