My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peels potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

Banana peel to fertilize rose bushes and help them resist diseases. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peels potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease.works for tomato plants too.

Vinegar is just as effective as Roundup

Vinegar Kills Weeds -I have seen this all over and wondered if it worked. This gardening site has testimonials of plain white vinegar as a weed killer. Make sure to clean your sprayer after using as vinegar is corrosive and will rust any metal parts.

10 Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden... Use it as a fungicide, kill cabbageworms, wash your hands with it, boost your soil, test your soil PH levels, kill slugs, reduce the stench of your compost pile, keep potted plants fresher, clean birdbaths with baking soda, and kill ants. Read more information at the link.

10 Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden

- 50 plants in 3 sq ft in a strawberry pyramid- it collapses/ nestles for storage

Strawberry Garden Idea Grow almost 50 strawberry plants in less than a square yard of space.such a wonderful idea.

Self made Miracle Grow. Put 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt, & 1 Tbs. Sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. Or dissolve 1 Tbs. Epsom Salt into 1 Gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,and all other veggies. For plants you have planted in ground or pots sprinkle Epsom Salt on top of the dirt/potting soil and water well. See Link for other ideas.

Home made Miracle Grow - Make Your own Homemade Plant Fertilizer

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 really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon o

2 c vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1Tsalt….will kill anything! DO NOT USE ROUNDUP.

Natural Herbicide Weed Killer: vinegar, 1 T liquid soap, 1 T salt, Dog cone Mix first three ingredients in spray bottle. Will kill anything it touches. Place dog cone over weeds. Spray, don& pour or nothing will grow there for a while.

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:    Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..

Alternative Gardning: Controlling Cabbage Worms - (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

The 5 uses of baking soda in the garden!

The 5 uses of baking soda in the garden! flour & baking soda as pesticide for broccoli plants)

Gardening Guide for Container Gardening -this post has everything you need to know!

Growing Vegetables In Containers - The vegetable container growing guide - You never know when you'll need this chart on how to plant.

Pesticide Free Gardening by fix.com: Natural Ways to Fight Off Pests and Save Your Garden #Gardening #Natural_Pest_Control #Green #Integrative_Pest_Manangement

Natural Solutions for a Pesticide-Free Garden

These 4 pesticide free gardening spray recipes will help reduce the harmful insects pests that love to nibble on your growing garden. Organic garden pest c

Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

75 Extraordinary Uses for Baking Soda /Life Hackery. & 32 for the garden to make your homegrown tomatoes sweeter and keep rabbits from eating your veggies

Use these free plans to grow a healthy and beautiful vegetable garden!

Plans for Vegetable Gardens

13 Vegetable Garden Plans Grow a healthy, beautiful vegetable garden with these free plans.

Make Your Own Nontoxic Weed Killer | Life Sanity

Skip the chemicals on your garden and yard and try this DIY Weed Killer instead. Via Life Sanity 24 oz empty spray bottle 20 oz vinegar 20 drops Clove essential oil Pinch of salt

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