???the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of Epsom Salt.

Epsom Salt Uses

Miracle Grow: 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp epsom salt, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants.

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again : ) - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

1 Gallon of White Vinegar 1/2 Cup Liquid Dish Soap 2 Tablespoons of Salt Spray on weeds - watch out for wanted plants. Even gets the tough weeds that come out of bricks.

Help for black spot on roses mix 2-3 tablespoons of vinegar with a gallon of water, spray on plants when they are shaded early morning or evening

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Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either!

Homemade weedkiller Mix 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar, 1/4 c table salt and 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap and pour into a spray bottle. Then just spray weeds thoroughly. Simple to make, no harsh chemicals, and will cost less than you will pay in the store for something similar.

Full rose bushes with lots of flowers? Use Epsom salt. Produces more & larger blossoms & helps grow new canes from base of plant. Feed Epsom salts to roses at time of planting, & again at first sign of new growth. Feed once more when flowers are in full bloom. It is almost impossible to use too much Epsom salt. It is pH neutral - won’t harm your soil. Breaks down into water, magnesium, & sulfur, all beneficial to most plants.

Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener, use about 1 Tablespoon in a 1 to 1 ratio but I dont really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon of water and use it to water your plants, trees, fruit trees, roses, flowering plants, squash,... all veggies. If you have already planted I would sprinkle around the plant and water it well

Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall

Don’t throw the water away after you cook your eggs. Instead, allow the water to cool then use it to fertilize and water all your houseplants! Eggshells contain both calcium and carbon. When you boil them for hard boiled eggs, some of these nutrients get leeched into the water making a great fertilizer.

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In early spring, when hostas are coming up, mix 10 parts water to 1 part ammonia, and pour over plant and soil. This will kill slug larvae.

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...

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Good idea for multiple reasons: 1) equisetum grows so quickly and make even the newest newbie of a gardener feel accomplished and happy, 2) equisetum can get out of control and this container will prevent that from happening, 3) creates privacy and covers up some unsightly areas

Pruning Lilacs...and the best time to do it is just as the flowers finish up. Wait any longer and you are affecting next years blooms.