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20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)

20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

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Blossom End Rot - What It Is and How To Fix It

Blossom End Rot - What It Is and How To Fix It | Survival at Home | #prepbloggers #garden #solutions

Everything tomatoes...why they crack, what is tomato sunscald, blossom end rot, blight, other diseases and bug control.

How to prune tomato plants for greater yield. Suckers form in the axils between the leaves and the main stem. Encourage a strong main stem by removing all suckers below the first flower cluster.

Another pinner said: Non toxic tomato worm control . I don't remember where I learned this, but I've been using this method for 30 yrs and it really works. Get yourself an old jar & poke holes in the lid. Fill the jar with plain white flour and sprinkle it liberally over your tomatoes. I've never had an issue with horn worms or other pests with this. I also use it on cabbage & broccoli with good luck.


How to Propagate Basil – For Pennies!

We were talking about this at the last meeting. Propagating basil is really just as simple as cutting, stripping the lower leaves and keeping it in a water for a few weeks. Viola, a ready to plant basil and the mother plant will usually benefit from the trim.

Prevent and Kill Blight & Mildew With Baking Soda. 1: Mix 3 T. baking soda with 1 gal. of water. 2: Mix in 1 T. vegetable oil or cooking oil. Helps spray to stick to leaves. 3: Mix in 2 drops of dish soap to help mix everything. 4: Spray on tops & bottoms of leaves till dripping. Begin with 3 T. & apply one time each week for 3 weeks. Then switch to 3 1/2 T. if fungus is still growing or spreading. Start spraying in the morning or evening – Spraying in the heat of the day can harm leaves.

Amazing Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets @ MyHomeLookBookMyHomeLookBook

Turning Junk Mail into Gardeners Gold It's also a great way to dispose of old bills and other papers with personal information on them...

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Why Coffee Grounds Are Good for a Vegetable Garden

Why coffee grounds are good for your garden.

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Cornstarch: your friend in the garden

Cornstarch - Tomatoes best friend - safe alternative to poisons - helps deter many garden pests that feed on tomatoes

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Fertilizing Plants With Coffee Grounds and Eggshells

How to use coffee grounds and egg shells in the garden as fertilizer.

Sweeten your tomatoes by sprinkling baking soda on the soil around your tomato plants. - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

Homemade Organic Aphid Spray -Fill a spray bottle with water about 3/4 of the way to the top, add a squirt of biodegradable dish soap, and a couple cloves of garlic, minced. Mix it all together, let it sit overnight for greater strength, and spray it on your plants.