weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.
recipe for weed killer : 2 C vinegar + 1 T liquid soap + 1 T salt Dog cone Mix first three ingredients in spray bottle. Will kill anything it touches. Place doggie cone over weeds. Spray, don’t pour, or nothing will grow there for a while.
"When I was in the Master Gardener program we used the water crystals in planters and I knew it was the same thing in diapers, but it never crossed my mind to put a diaper in the bottom of one. The trick to amazing potted plants - DIAPERS.
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.
Often times when we talk about Companion Planting we discuss the plants that should always be planted side-by-side in our gardens. I’m here to give you the dish on what plants to NOT plant together when you are companion planting! - Gardening And Patio
Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.
When to plant what. just in case I ever feel like gardening. you never know!Just in case I ever get the motivation to grow my own cute little garden when I'm older. The food would taste so good and be GMO and pesticide free.
WHO KNEW? 5 pound bags of Baking soda. Simply pour or sweep a thick layer of baking soda into sidewalk and patio cracks. The baking soda will kill any small weeds that are already there, and prevent new ones from sprouting"
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.
DIY Compact Vegetable Garden Are you a little tight for space? Have you considered square foot gardening? With this project you can address both of these issues. For the original post and direction… - Vegetable Gardening
Going to try this- Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar c table salt tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes gallon and worked better than Round Up
Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole. Reuse coffee filters for this one, plus compost the grinds in your garden!