I would never think of this! Light charcoal in terracotta pots lined with foil for tabletop s'mores.  Fun outdoor summer party idea.

Light charcoal in terracotta pots lined with foil for tabletop s'mores. Fun outdoor summer party idea - or one large pot for the kids to make smores in, since our fire pit is propane.

Fly repellent - "no flies in my back yard have been spotted.  I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it.  She said they used 5 pennies."

Amazingly Effective, Nontoxic Fly Repellent

Fly repellent - its just a bag of water with a penny in the bottom and YES IT WORKS! No flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure.

Buy a box of glow sticks, cut off one end & pour into the jar. Seal with a lid and shake to coat the inside. Voila! Instant lantern.

Catching Fairies with Mason Jars. Cover the outside of the jars with various amounts of tissue paper. Then light a candle on the inside. Great for a summers night. Better effect with more mason jars!

This is so neat! You put in your zip code, and it tells you what plants you should be planting now. You can even look ahead a few months to plan out your garden! AND it emails you reminders!! I love this!

Gardening Calendar- Enter your zip code and it gives you a week by week calendar when to start seeds for your area.

I Believe I Can Fry: Reconditioning & Re-Seasoning Cast Iron Cookware

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips Tricks. Step by step instructions to clean and re-season cast iron. This could be an old wives tale but my grandmother said cast iron skillets transfer iron to your food! Perk for those who have low iron.

Cooking Around the Campfire: 9 Easy and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes

9 Foil Dinner Recipes

Cooking Around the Campfire: 9 Easy and Delicious Foil Packet Recipes--for Girl Scout Juniors earning their Camper badge. (Let girls choose the recipe they want to try and make the foil packet to make this girl-led!

Dog Pond - Place a plastic kiddie pool in the ground. It'd be easy to clean and looks nicer than having it above ground. Big dogs can't chew it up or drag it around.

Dog Pond - Place a plastic kiddie pool in the ground. It'd be easy to clean and looks nicer than having it above ground. Big dogs can't chew it up or drag it around. This is obviously more fancy than a plastic kiddie pool underground, good idea thou

Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn.  Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn.


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Use a mix of 50/50 pine-sol and water in a spray bottle to keep away flies and bugs. Lemon scented.

i fuckin hate pine sol BUT TRYING THIS! Outdoor use:::::::::: flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!

Mosquito trap | Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there. FLIES LOVE THIS!!!

Mosquito Trap: Cut cone from 2 liter bottle, invert and glue together. Add 1 tsp yeast, cup sugar to lukewarm water, pour into bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide emitted from the sugar/yeast combo.

Keep flies AWAY from outdoor parties! Use lavender oil on a sponge & put it inside a can with a lid 24hrs prior the party. Open can & enjoy

Keeping flies away from outdoor party food - need to try this. Peppermint oil (dilute with water first; likely more effective against mosquitoes but also considered to work against horse-flies.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Awesome!

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.

homemade insect repellent : Combine in a 16oz bottle: ❖ 15 drops of lavender oil ❖ 10 drops of lemon eucalyptus oil ❖ 4 Tbsp of vanilla extract ❖ 1/4 cup of lemon juice Fill with water and shake

Homemade Mosquito Repellant

Homemade Mosquito Repellant - just 3 ingredients! 15 drops of Lavender Essential drop of Citronella essential oil, 3 – 4 Tbsp Homemade Vanilla Extract, Tbsp. Lemon Juice or drops of Lemon Essential Oil Put in a spray bottle and top up with water!

1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later. produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses...

How Long Does It Take for a Green Pepper Plant to Produce?

spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.

A mosquito trap! I'm going to try it this summer and see if it works. A mosquito trap! I'm going to try it this summer and see if it works. A mosquito trap! I'm going to try it this summer and see if it works.

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must try.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

Peel off feet dead skin - Listerine: the BEST way to get your feet ready for summer. Sounds crazy but it works! Mix 1/4c listerine (any kind), 1/4c vinegar and 1/2c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off!

Use Listerine as Mosquito Spray: @ deck party bugs were awful! Man @ Party Sprayed the Lawn & Deck with Listerine, & little demons disappeared. Next time I filled a Spray Bottle & Used it whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked!

Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer… take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows | best stuff

Natural Spider Killer/Preventer: Take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper powder, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. put it into a spray bottle and spay along the outside of your door(outside door) and along windows refresh after it rains.

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