The Great Outdoors
Gardening, camping, and nature in general.
The Great Outdoors
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What to grow & when to plant it
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PLANTING GUIDE ~~ Timetable for growing veggies, flowers, herbs, etc. I like this a lot because it leads you from Step A - ideal time to start the plant indoors to Step B - ideal time to transplant it outdoors.
I want my own vegetable garden: Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time
Veggie and Herb Garden Planting Chart.
handy planting chart teaches you when to plant seeds indoors and when to transplant them outdoors
Can't wait to start my veggie and herb garden!! Let's hope I have a green thumb!
Five things you will need if you're planting seeds for the first time: "ambitious gardeners are starting to think about seed starting. For new or nongardeners, seed starting is just that: tucking the little guys into a special seed starting mix, popping them under artificial light, and, in many cases, applying heat..." / Mar 5 '12
Repurposed Pallet Potting Bench
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Potting Table! Wow! Made from pallets. I'd put galvanized sheet metal on the top surface - easy cleanup
Pallet gardening table <3 Love <3
Pallet plant table
Pallet Garden Potting bench
Potting bench made of old pallets - reduce, reuse, recycle.
pallet garden 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.
Poison Ivy, Bugs Bites, Calamine Lotions, Diy Crafts, Homemade Calamine, Bug Bites, Clever Ideas, Camping Ideas, Diy Projects
Homemade Calamine lotion - treat sunburns, poison ivy, bug bites, etc... Top 33 Most Creative Camping DIY Projects and Clever Ideas
Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.
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sage campfire > keeps bugs away!
Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. @Pascale Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay Lemay De Groof
Add sage to campfire or fire pit to keep repel mosquitoes and bugs.
Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. if this is true this will make summer camp fires SO much more enjoyable
Natural Wasp Spray to Get Rid of Wasp Nests
How to Get Rid of Wasps Naturally
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Natural Pest Control isn't always easy and we often go to the chemicals because we don't know where else to turn. But there are ways to control pests naturally in ways that aren't harmful to us or our kids and pets. Wasps, mosquitos, ants, ticks, etc.
Natural Wasp Spray to Get Rid of Wasp Nests | Kitchen Stewardship I totally just filled the dish soap with water and sprayed one of these mothers right out of the bottle. DEAD.
How to kill wasps and get rid of nests naturally - no chemical sprays :: via Kitchen Stewardship. "I believe that I am going to have to try this soon, as I just found 1 wasp nest, high, high, high up under the eaves. Tried the wasp spray this morning, but it was running out of juice and wouldn't reach. Question, do I try this method, or do I go and buy some more wasp spray"??? gp
Natural Wasp Spray to Get Rid of Wasp Nests. For Honey Bee's call a BeeKeeper. Check with your County Extension office.
Natural Wasp Spray: We Got Rid of our Wasps, No Raid Required | #gardening #pestcontrol #organic
Natural Wasp Spray to Get Rid of Wasp Nests |___ Use a good amount of dishwashing liquid in a hose-end sprayer, about 1/4 cup.
How to Propagate Lavender - an easy and inexpensive way to create more plants for free.
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Awesome tutorial for growing lavender from cuttings Lovely Greens | The Beauty of Country Living: Plants for Free - Propagating Lavender
Plants for Free - How to Propagate Lavender - Learn how to grow dozens of new Lavender plants from cuttings taken from a single shrub. Propagating lavender will…
Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out.
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Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. For Outdoor gatherings/ garden parties!
Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. Great idea for outdoor gatherings.
Crunchy Farm Baby: Homemade All-Natural Flea and Tick Repellent
Tick Repel, Pets, Apples Cider Vinegar, Apple Cider, Baking Sodas, Fleas Killers, Fleas Remedies, Mosquitoes Control, Tick Remedies
All Natural Flea Tick Mosquito Control
♥ Flea & Tick Remedy ♥ 8 oz apple cider vinegar ... 4 oz warm water 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda Mix dry ingredients first then slowly add to wet as the vinegar and baking soda will react slightly. Put into spray bottle and spray pets down. Be careful not to get in pets eyes. Use Borax throughout the house, sprinkle it on the carpets and let sit for a few hours, then vacuum. This should kill all the fleas and ticks in your home and on your pets.
Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.
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Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. Good to know for an outdoor fire pit!.... need my firepit first
Camping: adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away. Good to know for an outdoor fire pit.
Thank You to Linda Heath for our Pin of the Day! 25 Camping Tips and Tricks! Add sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away!
5 Easy To Grow Mosquito-Repellent Plants
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5 Easy To Grow Mosquito Repellent Plants. Includes catnip (my garden brings all the cats to the yard, and they're like, "It's better than yours.") and marigolds!
5 Easy To Grow Mosquito-Repellent Plants Not marigolds in veg garden
5 Easy To Grow Mosquito-Repellent Plants, plant around the house, especially the porch, so it can be enjoyed in mosquito free peace.
GARDEN IDEA: 5 Easy To Grow Mosquito-Repellent Plants (use hyperlink)
Wasp trap: vinegar, sugar, salt
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DIY Wasp killer
WASP KILLER!!! Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year!
how to get rid of bees and wasps
Bee safe wasp trap. How to make your own wasp trap for free @Stacey May now we have one that will get rid of wasps, but not our honey making friends! for dad.
Bee safe wasp trap. Kills wasps not bees. Make your own trap EASY.
Good to know what these look like.
Poison Ivy, Camp, Poison Sumac, Remember This, Outdoor, Poison Plants, Poisonivy, Poisonous Plants, Poison Oak
Poison oak - poison ivy - poison sumac - Gotta remember this when we go camping!
Learn to differentiate poisonous plants while camping: Poison Oak, Poison Ivy, & Poison Sumac.
Do you know how to treat and avoid poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac? Here's a handy guide! #itchy #poisonivy #poisonoak #scratch #prevent #outdoor #wild #wilderness #camping #hiking
How to grow an apple tree from a seed -- because this would just be perfect for an Ag class!
Plant Apple Seeds - wikiHow
Toxic Food: Everyday Produce That Can Be Poisonous
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whimsical bird feeders, thrift store, Dollar store, yard sales, tea cups, chair or table legs, paint or stain, seal... plant in garden or yard, whimsical stuff... and oh so green for the recycle / up-cycle fan.... really cute and another idea for the garden.... add bird-food or water... vintage cups that are chipped now can have a home...
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teacup, plate birdfeeder | DIY Tea Cup Bird Feeders
Tea cup bird feeders & bird baths
Wonderland-style birdbaths / bird feeders / votive candle holders.
teacup bird feeders - You could use some of your sets from the tea cup exchange for this :) cute idea for a garden party, teacup and seed exchange
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.
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From San Diego Health Dept: 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. Please pass...
remove ticks safely by putting some liquid soap on a cottonball and apply to the tick for 20 seconds or so. It will back out and be on the cotton ball...
Gather and Wash all in one basket.
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Gardening idea. Pick veggies with this, then rinse with a garden hose.
DIY Veggie Garden Basket - pick your produce and rinse off with a garden hose
DIY Veggie Basket- This is a neat basket to put your fresh picked veggies in. Once they are in the basket just turn the hose on them to rinse them off. DIY
diy Veggie Hod: Pick veggies, wash with hose, take inside & eat!
harvesting basket. pick veggies, wash with hose.
Ideas, Trees Trunks, Trees Seats, Een Boom, Front Yards, Trees Benches, Outdoor Benches, Backyards, Gardens Benches
Nu eerst nog een boom in de tuin..
tree bench... want this for the front yard tree... and maybe for the one at the corner in the backyard too.
Tree trunk bench....
Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. A very functional patio plant.
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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 )
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The theory: Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries because by the time the real berries ripen the birds have become conditioned to think the ripened berries are stones. I'm going to try this next spring; The children will love painting stone berries! (Click through for a detailed painting tutorial.) it would be super cute to scatter them in the garden even if the theory doesn't work!!
I have no idea if this works, but I kind of like the idea of a bowl full of painted stones. : Stones painted as strawberries when put around strawberry plants in the spring will keep birds from eating your berries when they ripen because the birds will think the ripened berries are stones
Cute idea via Backyard Diva. Paint rocks to look like Strawberries, place next to your strawberry plants and birds won't eat the real berries. Kids love them too!
painted strawberry rocks in your berry patch chase the birds away from your real ones, they hate pecking on stones and assume all are hard (other painted rocks can be #modern garden design #garden design ideas #garden decorating before and after #garden design #garden interior| http://garden-interior.blogspot.com
La Tavola Marche: How to Jar Tomatoes in 6 Simple Steps | Le Marche and Food | Scoop.it
How to Jar Tomatoes in 6 Simple Steps - LaTavola Marche
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Here is one combination to help you attack that evasive poison ivy. By using a combination of vinegar, salt and dawn soap and using a spray bottle to saturate tha plant, you can help stop the growth of one annoying ivy! I give you the exact measurements and other tips regarding plants in the post below.
How to kill poison ivy!
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How to Kill Poison Ivy Combine - 1 gallon white vinegar with 1 cup salt and 2 TBSP blue dawn dish soap. * Once all the ingredients have been mixed well pour mixture into a spray bottle. * Spray poison ivy. Be careful not to get it on your other plants because this mixture will kill anything you spray it on! Wonder if it works and if it worked fine for other weeds.
How to Kill Poison Ivy » Ask Anna- Luckily I don't have any in the yard, but good to know how to get rid of it!
suggestions for killing poison ivy, gardening
Green Houses, Gardens Ideas, Minis Greenhouses, Herbs, Old Windows, Plants, Small Spaces, Small Greenhouses, Mini Greenhouse
small "greenhouse" for small spaces
Mini greenhouse for herbs and plants that like it hot. You will never catch me wearing those overall shorts though!
Mini greenhouse. Perfect if you don't have space for or need a large green house..
Mini greenhouse. perfect design for small space! #diy #greenhouse small #garden #herbs in winter
Mini greenhouse - must make with old windows. Love dimensions
Mini greenhouse. Sweet gardening idea.
Pastel, Ideas, Bicycles, Vintage Bikes, Flower Baskets, Pink Bikes, Gardens, Old Bikes, Planters
Garden - Vintage Bike Basket Planter
Add charm to your garden area by creating a bicycle planter to display your prettiest posies. Simply paint an old bike the color of your choice, and attach a basket to hold your flowers.
I saw a bicycle planter in TK Maxx a few weeks ago - such a neat idea for a country garden overgrown with wild flowers or the balcony of an apartment to add some colour.
Planter Bike. I'd prefer that the bike were painted a pastel blue or turquoise, but still a cute idea.
Gorgeous garden decoration! <3 A pink bike with a flower basket on top!
Simply too beautiful for springtime words! <3 #pink #bike #bicycle #vintage #garden #flowers #wedding #party
Plant lemon grass to keep the mosquitos away!
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MOSQUITO Repelant! Need I say more? Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall
Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall. I want this but cannot find lemongrass anywhere!!
Plant lemon grass for privacy and to keep the mosquitos away. - Gardening Ideas With The Green Thumb
Put a glow stick in a balloon for pool lanterns.