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hmm. good to know- 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- I promise a great garden all season.

from Whole Food Home

How To Improve Your Garden Soil Without A Compost Heap

How To Improve your Garden soil without a compost heap - An easy way to recycle kitchen waste directly in your soil.

from The Kitchn

Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil — Tips from

Freeze herbs while they are fresh - put chopped herbs into ice tray and add olive oil before freezing. Then put into freezer bags and label for later use.

Gallon of water, 1 chopped onion add to gal of water. let it sit under the sun for 3days and spray it over your veg plants, n flowers to keep bugs from eating the leaves. I personally used it on the lawn and around the windows n doors to keep the bugs n mosquitoes away and it worked. I read this in magazine from old sturbridge village. Cant recall what year

Lemon seeds the leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or at my desk! 1.Soak lemons seeds overnight. 2.Gently remove outer layer of seeds. 3.Put back into water as you prepare soil. 4.Plant lemon seeds in a circle pattern. 5.Place small pebbles on top of seeds. 6.Water occasionally and watch it grow.

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!

from Apartment Therapy

Vertical Gardening Inspiration

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

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.