31 Natural Pest Control Methods . . . For Those Little Things That Really BUG You!

31 Natural Pest Control Methods . . . For Those Little Things That Really BUG You!

Mini greenhouse ~ Cut the bottom off a gallon milk jug and when a cold snap is in the forecast, place the jug over your plant, to keep warm in early Spring and Fall. Lots of other 25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools

Mini greenhouse ~ Cut the bottom off a gallon milk jug and when a cold snap is in the forecast, place the jug over your plant, to keep warm in early Spring and Fall. Lots of other 25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tools

Smoke bush - this is a wonderful bush for the garden. The blooms are very airy, thus the name smoke bush. Also changes colors with the seasons. Highly drought tolerant, tree/shrub

Smoke bush - this is a wonderful bush for the garden. The blooms are very airy, thus the name smoke bush. Also changes colors with the seasons. Highly drought tolerant, tree/shrub

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil. @Marisa…

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil. @Marisa…

Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.

Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.

Charming Curves...mulch keeps weeds down and conserves moisture. Curved flowerbed border. Plants chosen in mostly similar hues. Round paving stones lead visitors through the grass border. Hardscape structures - tall birdhouse adds whimsy with function.

Charming Curves...mulch keeps weeds down and conserves moisture. Curved flowerbed border. Plants chosen in mostly similar hues. Round paving stones lead visitors through the grass border. Hardscape structures - tall birdhouse adds whimsy with function.

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