Interesting:) 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
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.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
This site is AWESOME. photo gallery of containers with instructions to plant and description of flowers-- for full sun, partial, shade etc. Like the contrast in color of the sweet potato vine against the dark.
Heliotrope and creeping jenny in pot. Haven't tried these together, but use creeping jenny in my pots and window boxes every year. My favorite color combination for my gardens is deep purple, vibrant pink and bright yellow.