I hate ticks! Natural Tick deterrent for human use: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants- Wonder if this really works? And where do you buy Tea Tree oil?
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beet
Very Interesting Tips! How to prune basil to have enormous plants. So admired the bushy basil. Failed my basil first time, thin long not bushy. Now found my answer here- Need to prune basil ! Awesome goin to try this !