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Grasshopper Organic Pest Control Solution - If you're having trouble with grasshoppers gobbling your grub in the garden, try the "Grasshopper Graveyard" strategy! It works for me every time on all sorts of plants grasshoppers eat including basil, mint, spinach, sorrel and chard. For more tips visit www.themicrogarde... | The Micro Gardener

How to dry herbs. If your harvest of fresh herbs is overflowing try this easy method of saving some of that summer goodness for the dark months of winter.

5 Tips for First Time Vegetable Gardeners | Cottage at the Crossroads

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. --- I'll make sure to use this for the spring

Pallet deck also could be a walk way to keep out of mud and cheap and easy to replace

Make your own potato tower - no digging up potatoes! Yields about 25 lbs/tower.

How to Properly Freeze Fruits & Veggies. 11 Secrets! | Design Mom

Bore holes, insert marbles...light catchers for the backyard fence. I am so doing this!!

#15 on our summer bucket list: Learn How to Can

Love this When to plant vegetables guide! Lord knows I need it. During our recent move I promised my 3 year old we will grow a garden in our new backyard. Yikes! No green thumb yet

the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season.

The biggest mistake beginners make when trying to grow strawberries and how to correct it with an easy snip! #garden

Frisbee Tic Tac Toe Get a shower curtain from Dollar Tree and we use cheap tape to make a Tic Tac Toe grid. Set 6 frisbees out and have the kids stand behind a line and see who had the best aim!

The biggest mistake beginners make when trying to grow strawberries and how to correct it with an easy snip! --Living the Rustic Life

$10 DIY Raised Garden Beds

Vegetable Garden Calendar

Raised planter box along fence that doubles as a bench. Also brackets for hanging plants