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.

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. Rather than grate it, I cut chunks of Irish Spring soap.

Grow 100 lbs of potatoes in 4 sq ft.  Three different methods

rumor has it that commercial potatoes are one of the 4 worst foods you can eat. but i love potatoes. [how to grow 100 lbs. of potatoes in 4 square feet]

Shade loving plant ideas!

Made In The Shade: Link to Great Plant Picks Lists and Search Page>> Even though this is designed for NW US gardens, there are great shade garden ideas for the rest of us.

To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. They can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

I'm going to remember this for the cords I run to heat the greenhouse.  Protect the Outdoor RV Power Cord with the Upside-Down Bucket Mod

Protect the Outdoor RV Power Cord with the Upside-Down Bucket Mod

OK, so now I know how to keep that RV/Camper power cord off the wet ground. Just get a kids sand bucket, and cut some holes. Or keep power cord for christmas lights off the ground.

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.

66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden  From apples and figs to bananas and guavas -- and hops.

Container Gardens - 66 Things You Can Grow At Home: In Containers, Without a Garden. From apples and figs to bananas and guavas -- and hops.

Royal Empress Tree...grows 10-15 ft per year. Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine. Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico.

Royal Empress Tree - grows ft/year Empress Tree Facts: Grows up to 10 feet or more in the very First Season Rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico

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