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Quick method to test soil ph with baking soda and vinegar.

Vinegar: Take a sample of dry dirt (about cup), mix with distilled water to make a liquid and then start pouring household vinegar over top. If the mixture fizzes, alkaline. Baking soda: Mix dry dirt and distilled water as above then

Learn how to classify the type of soil in your yard, what soil amendments to use, proper soil maintenance and gardening tips.

Our biggest issue is getting our garden soil happy. Learn how to classify the type of soil in your yard, what soil amendments to use, proper soil maintenance and gardening tips.

Natural Weed Control...Cornmeal. Sprinkle on garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. It will keep any seeds from germinating so don't use in vegetable garden until plants are established.

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed fro

From the Gardening Cook-10 Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden -who knows baking soda is a great garden aid?  Here are a few tips: *Use it as a natural fungicide *As garden grime buster *Use it for powdery mildew *Rejuvenate your rose bushes *Use it as weed killer/preventer *Kill cabbage worms *Sweeten your tomatoes *Kill crabgrass *Test your soil PH *Discourage pests in the garden

Baking Soda in the Garden - 10 Clever Uses

:Here are a few tips: *Use it as a natural fungicide *As garden grime buster *Use it for powdery mildew *Rejuvenate your rose bushes *Use it as weed killer/preventer *Kill cabbage worms *Sweeten your tomatoes *Kill crabgrass

Test Your Soil's pH with Vinegar: Sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline. Need to check this out!

10 Uses for Vinegar

10 Uses for Vinegar: Test Your Soil's pH: Place a handful of dirt into a small container and sprinkle vinegar on it. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline; adjust the pH with an acid amendment.

Homemade Earth-Friendly Weed Preventer  1/2 gallon white vinegar  juice of one lemon  1 tablespoon dish soap (*not* dishwasher detergent)

I wonder if it works. Homemade Earth-Friendly Weed Preventer gallon white vinegar juice of one lemon 1 tablespoon dish soap (*not* dishwasher detergent)

Garden buddies! Plants that help other plants grow

Plants have best friends just like people do: Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles. oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles

Homemade weed killer. 1/2 gal vinegar, lemon juice, 1 tbsp dish soap. Safe enough for the kids to use! Also, good ideas on getting rid of ants in the comments....

Sweet Peas and Pumpkins: Homemade Earth-Friendly Weed Preventer --- gal vinegar, lemon juice, 1 tbsp dish soap. Safe enough for the kids to use! Also, good ideas on getting rid of ants in the comments.

Plantable seedling pots made from newspaper

How Does Your Garden Grow: Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks

Plantable seedling pots made from newspaper. This is so easy. A wide range of ages can do this gardening craft. These seed cups would make a great gift for gardening grandparents.

Mason Jar Soil Test  |  Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay. A well balanced soil (also called Loam) will have an almost even balance between the three particles. If your soil has more clay or more sand you can help your plants by learning the best watering and treatment methods for your particular…

Mason Jar Soil Test Determining what type of soil you have in your garden can be done with a glass jar with a lid, some water, and a sample of your soil. When soil particles separate you can see a mixture of the main soil types: sand, silt and clay.

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