Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups).    That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit.    Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

Speaking of the Garden...

spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.

Gardening Tip    -  Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant.  It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener.

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

As you plant, sprinkle Epsom salts and sugar into each hole, plants will grow larger, leafier, and greener: 4 epsom salts to 1 sugar ratio.

Fly repellent - "no flies in my back yard have been spotted.  I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it.  She said they used 5 pennies."

Amazingly Effective, Nontoxic Fly Repellent

Fly repellent - its just a bag of water with a penny in the bottom and YES IT WORKS! No flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure.

Summer Sorbets..so easy ... no ice cream maker required.

Vitamix Sorbets // Healthy Happy Life Zippy Wild Blueberry 1 cups frozen wild blueberries cup lemon juice cup maple syrup 1 banana (fresh) optional: tsp ginger powder or grated fresh ginger OR dash of cayenne. Now I just need a Vitamix!

Gorgeous!

Dream Decks

Pretty Curved Bench Built-in planters and side tables flank this deck dominated by a curved bench. The bench is constructed from green clear cedar planks, and the planters are made from tongue-and-groove cedar.

how to make a teepee (no sew teepee)

Handmade no sew Tee Pee - I've wanted a teepee for about, oh, seven years now. did you know tipi, tepee + teepee are all acceptable? The things you learn w…

how to make a teepee (no sew teepee)

Handmade no sew Tee Pee - I've wanted a teepee for about, oh, seven years now. did you know tipi, tepee + teepee are all acceptable? The things you learn w…

Brugmansia

We have Angel's Trumpet in our garden in Bangalore. In blooms it is as glorious as this looks. "Now here's a garden statement.I've seen a few of these in my travels but none a spetacular as this one! It's an Angels Trumpet Tree"

Banana Pie Cups

Banana Pie Jars: crushed vanilla wafers, vanilla pudding, ripe bananas, and whipped cream.

tea tins into container magnets - martha stewart

Container Magnets

What a fun idea. Turn tea tins into fridge magnets! Or white board magnets. This just gave me a great idea.I have some vintage spice tins that are not displayed very well.I should just make them into magnets!

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