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How to Keep the Cats Out of Your Sandbox - A natural method for keeping the neighborhood cats out of your sandbox, your garden and your porch. We've been doing this for nearly 3 years - it really works!

Clove and lime to get rid of mosquitoes. Who knew? All-natural and non-toxic!

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Gardening Tip: Keeping Cats Out of Your Vegetable Beds

Keeping Cats Out of Your Vegetable Beds-I HATE all of the neighborhood cats trying to use my garden as their litter box!


30 DIY Garden Benches for Your Backyard

30 DIY Garden benches for your backyard. Great ideas, designs and tutorials

Hmmm, fitness equipment or vertical garden? This would be a beautiful privacy wall with flowers pouring out of each tire.


Outdoor Sandbox with Canopy

Great idea - kids can play outside in the sandbox and stay shaded from the sun!

10 Mosquitoes Controlling Plants for Home: 1) Rosemary 2) Citronella Grass 3) Marigold 4) Catnip 5) Ageratum 6) Horsemint 7) Neem 8) Lavender 9) Basil 10) Lemon balm

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How to Make Your Own Natural Cats Repellant

How to Make Your Own Natural Cat Repellent (spray a mixture of lemon dishwashing soap, castor oil, and water around your yard and house)

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How to Keep Flies OUT

With spring coming on, am thrilled to find this!! I love to open the doors and windows and let air out the house...even with screens flies seem to find there way in.

Find a small area off the path, perhaps beneath a tree or in a shady corner where plants are struggling to grow, and create your own version of outdoor Tic Tac Toe.

Hula hoops in the garden to a secret fort or to weave through an overgrown area (have edible plants along the way for a sustainable snack for their adventure!)

5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden. "It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest." Great garden tips.