Flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease.
Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!
Recipe for deer repellant spray that actually stop deer eating your plants. Completely safe and non-toxic. Recipe: 2 eggs, 1 c skim milk, 1 c water, 2 TBSP dish detergent. Mix in a blender, pour into an old spray bottle, spay on your plants that the deer are devouring.
Coffee by-products can be used in the garden and farm as follows: Sprinkle used grounds around plants before rain or watering, for a slow-release nitrogen. Add to compost piles to increase nitrogen balance. Coffee filters and tea bags break down rapidly during composting. Dilute with water for a gentle, fast-acting liquid fertilizer. Use about a half-pound can of wet grounds in a five-gallon bucket of water; let sit outdoors to achieve ambient temperature. Mix into soil for house...
Don't let this little beauty fool you -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.