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In every garden there are weeds. The trick is how to kill the weeds you hate without killing the plants you love. The answer is as simple as… pouring boiling water on them! Within a few hours, the plants will be dead, their leaves and roots shriveled up, brown and cooked. The hot water kills them from the inside out. > most of our weeds are edible, would rather eat them...

Quick Tip #11: How to Kill Weeds Without Chemicals

Boiling water kills weeds - who knew? If you want to keep an area weed free, add some vinegar and salt to the boiling water. It won't last forever but several seasons usually

Gardening Tips for beginners- 7 pages to read! Don't waste more time and $ on failures! Post now, read later.

Gardening Tips for Beginners - Garden - GRIT Magazine

From GRIT magazine -- Gardening Tips for Beginners (lots of great info for seasoned gardeners, too!

Use eggs as mini pots for seeds!  Then you replant them still in the shell which slowly biodegrades and gives lots of nutrients to the soil!  Woo, super sustainability!

Use eggs as mini pots for seeds! Then you replant them still in the shell which slowly biodegrades and gives lots of nutrients to the soil! Egg shells are great in compost too if you don't have the patience (or finesse) for this. I break egg shells.

Bee and wasp killer

Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps. I'll be placing these around the yard this year![You can make your own bee safe wasp trap without attracting and killing bees in the process.

this is seriously the easiest way to garden. never bend over, great for older people with bad knees, never pull weeds.

raised urban gardens - this is seriously the easiest way to garden. never bend over, great for older people with bad knees, never pull weeds. how to build it and what to plant on link.

I always plant flowers with my vegetable garden. Here is a good list of flowers you might want to plant in with your veggies and why.

Homestead Revival: Adding Flowers To The Vegetable Garden Flowers That Repel Garden Pests Flowers Attract Beneficial Insects Flowers Attract Pollinators

i have used white vinegar to kill weeds, works !!!! do not get it on what you want to keep!

NEED PROOF THAT VINEGAR IS A WEED-TERMINATOR? Just look at the weeds growing along a pea-stone path in my Herb Garden. These were photographed yesterday afternoon, just moments before I sprayed them with cheap, undiluted, store-brand white vinegar.

Who knew? Boiling water kills grass & weeds.  Great for sidewalks & pavers.

One of the simplest methods of removing weeds from the patio is to use boiling water. This will make pulling the weeds free from the cracks very easy.

Seed and Plant Spacing Ruler-a good DIY reuse for an old wooden one, too. I NEED to make one of these!

Seed and Plant Spacing Rule = Takes the guess work out of seed spacing. Amazingly handy rule with seed sowing holes, metric and imperial graduations, plus printed vegetable spacing guide. Precision machined from beech wood.

Quit pulling weeds!  (We've done this for 2 years now and I will never garden without mulch again!)    Ruth Stout, no- work garden, this is one great concept for anyone wanting to garden effectively and easily

Ruth Stouts System - Organic Gardening

Pinner says: Quit pulling weeds! (We've done this for 2 years now and I will never garden without mulch again!) Ruth Stout, no- work garden, this is one great concept for anyone wanting to garden effectively and easily!

Tips For Getting Rid Of Gnats..oh I so needed this..thanks

"Clever - Make your own sticky trap by smearing bright yellow index cards with Vaseline or Honey. Tape the card to a straw or chopstick and stick into the soil." -- I hate gnats.

How To Plant and Keep an Indoor Lemon Tree — Home Hacks Guest Post from Maria Finn | Apartment Therapy

How To Plant and Keep an Indoor Lemon Tree

How To Plant and Keep an Indoor Meyer Lemon Tree — Home Hacks Guest Post from Maria Finn

Great, and SUPER CHEAP, weed killing tips and tools.  Spent an hour yesterday pulling weeds, and WILL NOT be doing that again!  Who knew you were spending about 99% too much on at store weed killer chemicals?!?

Great, and SUPER CHEAP, weed killing tips and tools. Spent an hour yesterday pulling weeds, and WILL NOT be doing that again! Who knew you were spending about too much on at store weed killer chemicals?

4. Don't throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants. I also save my egg shells, rinse them out real well, smash them up then mix them with dirt and/or potting soil before planting any plants. For someone who doesn't have a green thumb, I have had great success with this.

Boiled Eggs: Don't throw out the water you boil your eggs in. It contains tons of calcium plants love. Let water cool and dump it on plants. Save egg shells, rinse them out really well, crumble, then mix in with dirt and/or potting soil before planting.

This is a great gardening tip from Thomas Rainer: "The Best Planting Tip I Ever Received" - a significant portion of plants that don't live are because they are too root bound and can't absorb water...

grounded design by Thomas Rainer: The Best Planting Tip I Ever Received Soak root-bound plants in water or compost tea before planting to loosen roots and reverse hydrophobia.

Make your own mole repellent! 1/4 cup castor oil, 6 tablespoons water, 2 tablespoons liquid detergent (We use Dawn). Combine all ingredients in blender until consistency of whipped cream. Add 2 tablespoons of repellent to a regular garden watering can and then fill with warm water. Thoroughly water over areas of greatest damage. For best results apply after a rain or a thorough watering.

Make your own Mole Repellent: cup castor oil 6 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons liquid detergent (We use Dawn). Combine all ingredients in blender until consistency of whipped cream & add 2 T to a watering can.

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