Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve ﬁnished planting seeds.
This is one sweet smelling, bug repelling candle! Make your own in a few easy steps. Fill a mason jar with citrus rinds and herbs. Add 20 to 30 drops of citronella oil. Top with hot water to help develop the scent. Float a candle at the top of the jar and light. Sit back and enjoy a bug-free night on the patio!
Gardening Tips - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener. But don't over do it though, just a little goes a long way with plants. and it add magnesium that is helpful for pepper plants in your vegetable garden. You can either sprinkle a tablespoon or so around the base of your plants that will feed as watered, or put the epsom into a water bottle and spray the mixture directly on the plants.