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We could have used this when our picnic was invaded by wasps, right Nicole and Michelle?

Prairie Story: Homemade Wasp Trap DONT KILL THE BEES! use meat or Add vinegar and a banana peel to the sugar and water. The honeybees do not go in the trap but the wasps and yellow jackets will.

backyard splash pad! No up keep. Small footprint. Cheaper than a pool. Safer than a pool. Awesome.

Backyard splash pad: No up keep, small footprint, cheaper than a pool, safer than a pool. In the winter put a fire pit and some chairs!

A better way to grow cilantro - try this method for a fast, continuous crop.

A Better Way to Grow Cilantro

A better way to grow Cilantro. Try this method for a fast, continuous crop. Wouldn't it be nice to have fresh cilantro growing right outside your kitchen door?

Top 10 Mistakes Made When Herb Gardening

Ten Mistakes Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!) - my favorite quote from this "herbs are kind of like college boys: if you give them half a chance, they will focus all their energy on procreation and neglect growth" - good advice

Top 10 Mistakes Made When Herb Gardening

Ten Mistakes Herb Gardeners Make (and How to Avoid Them!) - my favorite quote from this "herbs are kind of like college boys: if you give them half a chance, they will focus all their energy on procreation and neglect growth" - good advice

7 tips for growing giant basil plants | Offbeat Home.  MMMM PESTO

7 tips for growing mad giant basil plants

Flower Tower

Flower Tower with address number. Too pretty for words! Great idea for curb appeal. Make a plant tower and add your house number on the bottom pot :)

Asparagus is one of the tastiest, easiest vegetables you can g row. A little work up front pays off with years of good eating. Find out how to plant and manage this quintessential spring crop.

I need to grow asparagus! We eat so much if it! Asparagus is one of the tastiest, easiest vegetables you can g row. A little work up front pays off with years of good eating. Find out how to plant and manage this quintessential spring crop.

5 top plants for lazy gardeners

Careless Gardener: The top five plants for low maintenance gardens . The top five plants for low maintenance gardens

Deck-awesome for the veggies & herbs

Deck with built in sections for herbs, veggies, flowers, etc - love this idea! This link doesn't work, but the idea could be worked out to suit any deck.

"Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it.  Read how here, and see the before and after pictures.  I just learned about this in my winter gardening class the other day and the teacher has done it for years."

Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, ½ cup salt, Liquid dish soap (any brand), Empty spray bottle. Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar.

I like this raspberry bed!

Wasilla Alaska Garden Adventures: About Chateau Listeur. the name / Great Raised Bed Garden Idea

green wall

Have a deck but no yard? Try this vertical gardening idea---works for herbs, vegetables, and flowers, and creates a lush private deck space too.

It's a rebar stake driven into the ground, then you just stack the pots on top of each other(the pots have holes in the bottoms).

DIY Flower Stack - did this in one of my flower beds Looks So COOL! Its a rebar stake driven into the ground, then you just stack the pots on top of each other(the pots have holes in the bottoms).

forcing tulip bulbs

Forcing tulips in water is a fun, easy, and a unique way to grow tulips that most people have not seen before. Showing the natural beauty of the bulb is a pure, modern, and minimalist approach to floral design.