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17 Out Of This World Things To Do With Pallets In The Garden

Brilliant - square foot gardening templates using muffin tins - Very clever indeed! I might try this with my carrots and lettuce this year.

herb garden - sink pots into dirt to keep them from spreading... Great idea, considering some herbs (like mint) take over everything.

Time for your yearly deck maintenance? Keep these tips in mind from livelaughrowe

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 newspaper. Good composting!

How to Pick a Superstar Watermelon...good to know!

Strawberries Gardening Tips and Tricks

Tea tree, citronella, peppermint, lavender, cinnamon, citrus and rose oils will kill spiders and other insects on contact. Mix up to five drops of oil and a teaspoon of dish soap into a one-quart spray bottle. Fill the bottle the rest of the way with water then spray any spiders or insects you find in and around your home. Spiders use small glands on their legs to taste and don't like the taste so spray anywhere they might lurk for an effective repellent.