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Growing Strawberries: How Do You Care For Strawberries

Great article for growing strawberries. There is a major difference between caring for june bearing and everbearing. Who knew?

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Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 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. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

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from Martha Stewart

Dealing with Pests and Problems

Repel the Pests Keep slugs and aphids away from window boxes with a homemade, nonchemical pest spray. Place one peeled onion, two peeled garlic cloves, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in the jar of a blender. Add three cups of water, and blend until smooth. Let the mixture sit overnight, strain the liquid into a spray bottle, and coat plants generously. The solution will keep, refrigerated in the bottle, for up to one week

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from Hooks & Lattice Blog

Container Gardening for Vegetables

Carrots are easy to grow in pots. great for small spaces or questionable ground soil. Good to know! We always struggle growing carrots.

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