Homemade insecticidal soap recipe! (from a CFL gardener)
28 Cedar Window box strawberry herb and flower by RopedOnCedar, $29.00
Gotta try this! When a cucumber is taken from the vine, cut it with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each half of the stem. On each separate slip there will grow a new cucumber as large as the first.
When a cucumber is taken from the vine let it be cut with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division and on each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.
Mix equal parts Hydrogen Peroxide. Spray once a week or after it rains. Hydrogen peroxide both treats and further prevents pest infestation. This weaker solution will prevent damage to the leaves but is effective as a general insecticide. Hydrogen peroxide has fungicidal properties & is a possible solution to mildew and fungus
Jump-start your garden by sprouting seeds with hydrogen peroxide. Keep the seeds moist by using hydrogen peroxide with the water. It prevents the mold and fungus that attacks sprouting seeds. Continue watering with the basic solution after you plant the seeds.
Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree.
how to grow ginger. this is exactly what i do before i ever read this article. it works.
Parisian Carrots (55 days)...A great little round carrot that is a nineteenth-century French heirloom. It "excels in clay or rocky soil where other carrots have problems developing properly". They say it works great for containers.
Newspaper Weeds Away Start putting in your plants; work the nutrients into your soil. Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers.
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. NOTE: it will also k...
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Keeping squash from getting out of control by using an upside down tomato cage
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. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.