In many ways gardening is just a dream to me - my Dad has always had a great garden, and when springtime comes he has to get his fingers in the dirt - maybe some of that has or will rub off on me :-)
(Gross) - Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick:
Did not know this! "Here's what to do with those watermelon scraps! Hummingbirds and butterflies enjoy watermelon."
Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener, use about 1 Tablespoon in a 1 to 1 ratio but I don’t really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,... all veggies. If you have already planted I would sprinkle around the plant and water it in good. :)
Make Hummingbird Feeder Solution: BrownThumbMama.com
Keep the fern in the same pots they come in, every other day submerge them in a 5 gallon bucket filled with 1/2 cup of epson salts & 3 gallons of regular water until the soil stops bubbling, then hang up to drip dry... ferns will be dark green, glossy, and 3x3 by September from ferns that start out with 7 fronds in May. - MyHomeLookBook