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Use Irish Spring to keep out garden pests.

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Natural Pest Repellent Use orange and banana peels to keep the pests away. Cut up banana peels to bury 1 to 2 inches deep in the soil around plants that are prone to aphid infestations to repel and remove aphids from the area. Organic Authority recommends placing pieces of orange peel around affected plants or creating a tear in the orange peel and attaching it directly to the stem of the affected plant.

Banana Peels & Orange Peels in the Garden

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Great idea for a cheap raised vegetable garden! Plant herbs, strawberries or even marigolds in the edge block holes.

DIY Raised bed cold frames. Good concept, example shown is too wide to service center square feet when the frames are installed for the winter. (Rule of thumb says, "Never have to reach further than 2 ft. into a raised bed which makes four feet the widest span with access from both sides; 2 ft. the widest span if the raised bed is against a wall or obstruction or has a hinged cover mounted on one edge.)

This is the first edging I have ever seen that I like. It allows the lawn mower to cut right up to the edge!

Garden Row Snip-n-Drip Soaker System lets you create a convenient watering system for your vegetable garden. No special tools required — just use scissors to cut the hoses to the sizes you need. Snap the fittings in place and you're ready to water.

Alternative Gardning: Drip systems for gardens

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6 Tips to growing healthy watermelons. It's well worth heeding these tips so that you can enjoy nutritious, delicious watermelon later on.

Easy project to deep water tomato and other plants during hot temps when drip hoses are no longer effective. Save on watering and get right to the roots!

This site gives you suggested plots based on a 4x4 garden as well as tips and tricks. pretty sweet.

How to Grow Onions - From Start to Finish

How to Grow Onions - From Start to Finish

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Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

10 Great Vegetables to Grow In Fall

Vegetables to Grow In the Fall Vegetable Garden | Veggie Gardener

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Giant dandelions | 22 Insanely Cool Conversation-Piece Plants For Your Garden