Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, she fill the bottom with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles! They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight!
homemade weed killer. Simple to make, no harsh chemicals, and will cost less then you will pay in the store for something similar. Mix 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar, 1/4 c table salt and 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap and pour into a spray bottle. Then just spray weeds thoroughly.
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
Plants That Are Good to Plant Near Tomato Plants to Prevent Insects
Tomatoes continue to hold a favorite spot in the annual vegetable garden. Unfortunately, they attract a variety of insects as well as vegetable lovers. An easy and organic way to repel insects from tomato plants is the companion planting method. Companion planting involves selecting a specific mix of flowers and herbs to keep insects away from...
Tree Stump Removal Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.