Daylilies Hostas - love the simplicity how lush it looks!
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Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. as well as deer and mice.
From Flat to Fabulous Clearing out the overgrowth of shrubs and building an entryway bump-out with a peaking portico over the front door gave this home much needed dimension and personality. Low rock walls flank wide steps accented with stone, beefing up the front door's presence. New shingle siding in a soft gray hue and low-to-the-ground shade plants give the exterior a soft, carefree look.
After: From Flat to Fabulous
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Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
Alternative Gardning: Got Weeds? Use Vinegar
Definitely LOVE this idea! Lemon grass is a natural mosquito repellent and grows quite tall. Plant some in deep planters and place on the patio or where you will have people sitting, and you will also have a privacy hedge with the height the grass grows. The scent is very appealing, not like sprays that contain deet! It's a perennial grass so you won't have to worry about planting it again!!
for the back yard- plant lemon grass for privacy and to keep the mmosquitos away
The beautiful You-Me Passion Hydrangea blooms from April to September.
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Lemon trees in large Italian terracotta pots, sitting atop stone or plaster pieces for added height. Le Sirenuse, Positano...