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Mosquito grass (a.k.a. Lemon Grass) repels mosquitoes | the strong citrus odor drives mosquitoes away. A very functional patio plant. I hope this works.

Cotton Candy Pompous Grass - withstands heat, humidity, poor soil and even drought. Very easy to grow, it reaches a mature height of 3-4 feet tall and gets 3-4 feet wide. Grows in all U.S zones.

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Vertical Gardening Inspiration

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


Grow lemongrass to repel mosquitoes

How to plant lemongrass as a natural mosquito repellent in your garden. Won't survive harsh Texas winters, so put in pots that can be brought inside durning cold winter months.

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Candle And Flower Pot Centerpiece

DIY flower pot centerpiece ~ these would be so pretty at a rustic wedding or just around an umbrella table.

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Soda Bottle Drip Feeder for Vegetables - Easy DIY project

good idea for houseplants! now to dig up plants in my existing planters. lol.

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11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Tagetes (também conhecidas como "cravo de defunto") - repelente natural e atrai borboletas.

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How to Grow Seeds in Eggshells For Better Plants

Gardening tips: Eggshells provide the soil with calcium. How to start your seeds in eggshells:

Mexican Marigolds for deterring many pests, including deer, when planted at the outer edges of your garden. Burn marigold leaves as a tick repellent or obtain essential oils by steam distillation. Use the marigold plant externally to remove ticks from your skin. Soaps, candles made with marigold are excellent to Repel Fleas Also repels Spiders, Ants and Mosquitoes

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Top 10 Easy Perennial Plants to Grow From Seed

Carnation (Dianthus) produces numerous, fringed and fragrant star-like white to red single flowers atop wiry stems (to 10" tall) that arise from mounds of grassy gray-green foliage. Blooms in late spring with some repeat summer bloom.

TOTAL COST $40+ -Rock Forms; can be found at Home Depot, Lowes, etc for about $9. - 60# bag of Concrete (not Cement!) You'll need approx. 1 bag per "Square" - Water or garden hose - Bucket or Wheelbarrow - Trowel or Block of Wood - Pea Pebbles or Sand or gravel