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
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
: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
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
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.
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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.