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Mosquito bite? Heat a spoon under hot tap water and press it onto the spot. The heat will destroy the protein that caused the reaction and the itching will stop. It actually works!!

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Re-grow Romaine Lettuce Hearts - just cut, place in water, and watch them grow back in days. Wha?? This is exciting!

well that's just adorable :)

Thrift store chair turned swing!

Why a Tomato Cracks and What to Do About It

Toilet Paper Roll Planters

How to have an awesome pepper harvest. 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.

Cucumbers like it hot. Lettuce likes it cool and shady. But with this trellis, they’re perfect companions! Use this slanted trellis to grow your cucumbers and you’ll enjoy loads of straight, unblemished fruit. Plant lettuce, mesclun or spinach in the shady area beneath to protect it from wilting or bolting. Western red cedar frame and sturdy plastic mesh. 48" square.

skateboard swing

"DIY watering globe! Holds so much more water than the aqua globes"

Tips for keeping your dwarf lemon tree healthy and productive.

Dried Banana Peel Chips Great Plant Fertilizer~I have used this with my roses, and they bloom like crazy after I put the banana peels on them

How To Grow A Lemon Tree From Seed

How to Save seeds

Tree trunk chair

Simply pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of a fire ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.

Follow this one tip and get TONS of organic strawberries! When you purchase your strawberry plant, you have a central plant. As it grows it produces runners. Runners are long stems that run off the central plant and create baby strawberry plants. These baby strawberry plants suck the nutrients out of the central plant and the central plant will lose its ability to produce fruit. A runner is always longer (or running) from the central plant. simply remove the runner at the base of the plant.

bury a banana peel 1" down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases. ***Used banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes 5-9-12. Sherry***

Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. I also hate the smell of Irish Spring. It makes me sneeze/dcc

I need to remember this for next year when planting my patio pots!

Firepit with openings at the bottom for airflow and to keep feet warm. The perfect project for fall barbecues.

How to build a pergola attached to house.

Beach balls painted to look like eyes put in a tree.

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