MUST grow some.  Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away--very functional patio plant.

Mosquito Grass

Interesting:) Mosquito grass (a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. In addition to being a very functional patio plant, Lemon Grass is used in cooking Asian Cuisine, adding a light lemony taste

milk jug watering can..  SO smart!

Milk Jug Watering Can! Can you say brilliant? Way to upcyle a milk jug into a watering can. Kids will love this for water play. Make the holes a little bigger and it's perfect for the sand box too.

Coffee filters in flower pots to stop the dirt from falling through the drainage hole.

10 Uses for Coffee Filters

Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!

A better way to grow cilantro                                Try this method for a fast, continuous crop

A Better Way to Grow Cilantro

A better way to grow Cilantro. Try this method for a fast, continuous crop. Wouldn't it be nice to have fresh cilantro growing right outside your kitchen door?

Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers. (this really works!)

Newspaper Weeds Away - Wet newspapers and put layers around the plants overlapping as you go; cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic; they will not get through wet newspapers.

Use Irish Spring to keep out #garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! #DIY #organic deterrent.

Use Irish Spring to Keep Out Garden Pests

Use Irish Spring to keep out garden pests - including squirrels, deer, and mice! We have Bamboo and when the new shoots come up, the rabbits and deer eat them. But the irish springs keeps them out

Got Weeds? Use Vinegar, Not 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.

Herb Markers: White acrylic ink painted on stones. Cute idea!

Stone Herb Markers use a white Sharpie pen. I'm about to plant my herb garden. What a good idea.

Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. Two in one!

Cucumbers like it hot ~~ Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with a trellis, they're perfect companions! Use a slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun, or spinach in the shady a

Lemongrass:  Repels fleas, ticks & mosquitoes!   Plant in pots and place on your porch or patio.

5 easy to grow mosquito repelling plants. 5 easy to grow mosquito repelling plants. 5 easy to grow mosquito repelling plants.

Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of it’s protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets

Going to try this- Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar c table salt tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes gallon and worked better than Round Up

Natural weed killer::2c white vinegar + 1T dish soap + 1T. salt. Blend and pour into a spray bottle. Will kill anything! (Easily gets rid of all those weeds growing in the cracks and seams of the driveway.)

This works great! Natural Weed Killer: 2 cups white vinegar 1 Tbsp dish soap 1 Tbsp salt blend and pour into spray bottle. Easily kills weeds growing in cracks & seams of driveways etc.

milk carton watering can...great idea for kids helping in the garden. Smaller kids can use a half-gallon. Can also let kids decorate it how they want

milk carton watering can.great idea for kids helping in the garden. Smaller kids can use a half-gallon. Can also let kids decorate it how they want. Good craft project for their own kids garden!

Cornstarch - Tomatoes best friend - safe alternative to poisons - helps deter many garden pests that feed on tomatoes

Cornstarch: your friend in the garden

"Cornstarch - Tomatoes best friend - safe alternative to poisons - helps deter many garden pests that feed on tomatoes." wonder if works? Of course would need to be organic nonGMO cornstarch.

How to Grow Asparagus

How to Grow Asparagus, Asparagus, Growing Asparagus, Planting Asparagus

Most rewarding big garden project we undertook. How to Grow Asparagus, Asparagus, Growing Asparagus, Planting Asparagus

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. Theyll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. 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.

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