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The Great Outdoors

Gardening, camping, and nature in general.

The Great Outdoors

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What to grow & when to plant it

Repurposed Pallet Potting Bench

living4media - especially for the gardener / d-i-y plant table

Homemade calamine lotion, can be used to treat anything from nasty sunburn to poison ivy to itchy bug bites.

Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.

How to Get Rid of Wasps Naturally

How to Propagate Lavender - an easy and inexpensive way to create more plants for free.

Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out.

Crunchy Farm Baby: Homemade All-Natural Flea and Tick Repellent

Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.

5 Easy To Grow Mosquito-Repellent Plants

Wasp trap: vinegar, sugar, salt

Good to know what these look like.

Bird feeders.

Tick Removal: A nurse discovered a safe, easy way to remove ticks where they automatically withdraw themselves when you follow her simple instructions. "I had a pediatrician tell me what she believes is the best way to remove a tick. "Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tickwith the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20); the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away.

Gather and Wash all in one basket.

Tree bench.

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

Paint rocks to look like strawberries. Place around strawberry beds early in the season. By the time your real berries ripen, birds will think they're stones and leave them alone. ( I wonder if this even works )

How to kill poison ivy!

Miniature Greenhouse


Plant lemon grass to keep the mosquitos away!

Put a glow stick in a balloon for pool lanterns.