9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): 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 fro
Best DIY Projects: Become self-reliant! Instead of spending lots of money on pesticide laden, genetically modified veggies you can grow your own. The taste (and nutrition) of home grown food is far superior to the grocery store variety and your cost is al
Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree. Zones Size & Shape: Purple smoke bush grows to a size of tall and wide. It is irregular to rounded. Exposure: Grow purple smoke bush in full sun.
Fun project to do with the kids! Melted bead suncatchers - *Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool & then flip them out. Drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher.
Make Your Own At Home- Weed Killer - Weed killer- Vinegar, Salt and Dawn. I made a batch of this today and within hours the weeds were dead. It really worked. I am thrilled, because it is cheap, natural and easy
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.
Weed killer: 1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups epsom salt, cup dish soap not sure how this is organic unless she uses organic vinegar, organic Epsom salt & organic dishsoap- which I don't think is possible but more or less chemical free.
DIY - Weed killer - When nasty weeds pop up, don't reach for the weed killer. Douse them with vinegar, lemon juice or boiling water instead. The weeds will likely shrivel in a day or so. Resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment.
I tried this last year: it works! How to make an inexpensive non-toxic homemade weed killer to control weeds in your garden: 1 gallon of white vinegar cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle
Alternative Gardening: Heucheras for shady spots. Heuchera, commonly known as coral bells, can add a burst of color in your Colorado garden where you need a low growing plant in a variety of sun conditions.
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!) - Epsom salts in the soil for tomatoes and peppers. Add a Tablespoon or so in the soil when first planting and then sprinkle more into the soil when mature.