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Time to throw away those flimsy wire tomato cages and make some of these beautiful sturdy ones!

{Ella Claire}: DIY Tomato Cage | Sturdy and Inexpensive

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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...

Are Hookah Pipes Dangerous?

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Food-That-Magically-Regrows-Itself. Did not work for celery for me. Looked like it would but then it just shot up the middle. Most of the others work or should work though

Food That Magically Regrows Itself from Kitchen Scraps

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Snipping off the “suckers” from a tomato bush will help the plant to focus its power on the rising fruits instead of the leafs, Growing better, healthier fruit. Clipping any branches off at the bottom of the tomato plant that is reaching the ground helps to ward off insects and mostly disease, such as blights and wilts. #gardening

Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

Purchase stair risers from your local home improvement store...paint it white and add some window boxes... small herb garden?

Aloe Vera Plants: Growing, Caring for, Dividing and Using

Cucumbers are sweeter when you plant them with sunflowers ~~ Don't plant them with watermelons! It ruins the taste of the melons. Lots of other gardening tips on this blog. >> Craziness! I had no idea! Must check these tips out.

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

Use Your Water Twice It goes in the sink, then it goes in the toilet

When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them in a 1:4 ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides - even organic! Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with nonorganic apples. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom. Works awesome! Once I did this to blackberries and they were good for 3 WEEKS! That's unheard of with berries & water. The vinegar is KEY :)

Skip the million plastic bags. Fits into shopping cart lift right out into the trunk...

Ladybug feeder. Ladybugs help with Aphid infestations. Just place a raisin inside the bamboo. Hmmm...who knew?

Blessing in a Bottle. Five homemade cleaners, their recipes, and printable labels

DrinKlip - must find this for my desk

Who doesn't have a bunch of plastic bottles at home? Here's a good way to take advantage of them: Just crunch the bottle flat and slip your feet in between the label and the flattened bottle.

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Why a tomato cracks and what to do about it and A LOT of other information about caring for tomato plants ****

The Crafty Blog Stalker: What to Make Out of a Crystal Light Container

Instructions for potato barrel

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

{Awesome tutorial - I need to do this} How to Build a Raised Garden Bed from @Paula - bell'alimento

How to refinish furniture without sanding

Door curtain made from recyclable goodies--->> Love it! - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Make Potted Plants less messy. Line Flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole... Brilliant!