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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.

This really works - no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass - Click image to find more gardening Pinterest pins

Organic Weed Killer 4 cups white vinegar 1/4 cup salt 2 teaspoons dish detergent Mix ingredients together in a spray bottle. Spray on weeds.

from Apartment Therapy

Vertical Gardening Inspiration

great use of space --> vertical gardening ideas with wooden fence #diy #garden

Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient. NOT SURE IF THIS WILL WORK...OR IS GOOD FOR THE PLANT...

1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and bell pepper plants

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.

from An Oregon Cottage

Homemade Garlic-Mint Garden Insect Spray

Homemade Garlic-Mint Natural Garden Insect Spray - this stuff is amazing! Check out the before and after of bug-eaten basil to see how it works at An Oregon Cottage.