Easy to make and use, homemade garlic-mint garden insect spray was tested on badly attacked basil plants & a vine and worked with only 2 applications!

Homemade Garlic-Mint Garden Insect Spray

Homemade Garlic-Mint Garden Insect Spray {that really works!} Homemade Garlic-Mint Garden Insect Spray {that really works!

In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill the 60,000 eggs each slug lays per year - Yuck! When the plants are grown, you can continue to put some of this mix in the ground, or spray directly onto slugs

Keeping Slugs Off Hostas

This guide is about keeping slugs off hostas. Slugs are a common pest to Hostas and can munch large holes in their leaves. To protect your hostas, especially those growing in pots, cover the soil with used coffee grounds. Not a slug in sight!

Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. #creeping #plant

Mosquito Repelling Creeping Lemon Thyme Plant -The high citronella oil content of this hardy, easy-to-grow perennial plant is more potent than any other mosquito repellent plant tested. / Could be great for the deck.

covering cement blocks with rock facing. The best way to dress up that oh so important retaining wall!

covering cement blocks with rock facing. The best way to dress up that oh so important retaining wall! I live this idea for retaining wall face and an outdoor kitchen.

yard border. so pretty >>

Traditional Landscape Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor.love the border plants and trees

hanging salad baskets - ok that's really cool!

Lettuce grown in a hanging basket for a round ball of edible goodies. Also lots of other great ideas of plant combinations for baskets & planters that are edible and look nice too!

How to propagate rosemary and lavender; also works for basil

How to propagate rosemary- works for lavender too. Harris take that lavender i gave you and propagate it. I'll propagate rosemary for you!

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Traditional Landscape Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor.love the border plants and trees

Roses for Beautiful Outdoor Decor, Charming Garden Designs and Backyard Ideas-I would love to wander through these gardens!

Roses for Beautiful Outdoor Decor, Charming Garden Designs and Backyard Ideas

Roses for Beautiful Outdoor Decor, Charming Garden Designs and Backyard Ideas-I would love to wander through these gardens!

David Austin Rose Abraham Darby - one of my alltime faves.  The scent is divine and the form is gorgeous!

David Austin Rose Abraham Darby, Old English Rose in a warm pink/coral color is beautiful!

Simply Country Life: A cold frame greenhouse just in time for Spring using old windows

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