Front Yard Sidewalk-Garden Ideas: Add Easy Elegance- filling beds with low maintenance, easy-care plants, such as these ornamental grasses, including fountain grass (Pennisetum) and blue oat grass (Helictotrichon). Here's a tip: Check your city's rules about planting in this space; some places have restrictions on how tall plants can grow.
DIY WASP TRAP! Please note, this is for Wasps, NOT Honey Bees! For those who have bees, near the house, all summer long. Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt, to trap wasps…huh! Did not know that! 1 – Cut a coke or pop 2L bottle about 1/3 of the way down, 2 – Turn the …
No more mosquitoes!! Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there! ~ via Homesteading / Survivalism
Here's an easy & pleasant repellent recipe you can make at home: Combine in a 16 oz bottle: 15 drops lavender oil 3-4 Tbsp of vanilla extract 1/4 Cup lemon juice. Fill bottle with water. Shake.Ready to use. Make some extra to gift to your family & friends. (Trust me.. it'll be appreciated!) Share this on your wall so you'll have it handy when it's needed. HAPPY SPRING Y'ALL!
Natural Weed Killer - Spring is coming and this is the BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. (you can purchase 3 gallon size Apple Cider Vinegar in the canning section of a good hardware store - cheap!)