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Homemade Liquid Miracle Grow Concentrate: Ingredients:1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp Epsom salts, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tbsp powdered milk, 1/2 tsp ammonia, 2 drops blue food coloring


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Cornmeal As Weed Killer And Pest Control: How To Use Cornmeal In The Garden

1 tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water….spray on plant and then again 10 days later. Produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium… especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses.


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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 beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basilmakes tomatoes even tastier.

The Backyard Garden: Plants that help other plants grow

aspirin for your plants - Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases... 35 Pest, Disease and Weed Remedies--green and safe

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To get rid of ants, put small piles of cornmeal where you see ants. They eat it or take it home to the others. They can’t digest it so it kills them. It may take a week or so, especially if it rains, but it works and you don’t have the worry about pets or small children being harmed!

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Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick: Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..

Controlling Cabbage Worms

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again

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Homemade Tick Repellent

Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know!

Homemade Tick Repellent | eHow