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

10 Uses for Vinegar

Test Your Soil's pH with Vinegar: Sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline. (Much better than blending up cabbage for a pH indicator)

How to grow avocados is a question with a few answers possible. First it  depends on how soon and if you want the tree to fruit. Grown from the seed an  avocado fruit will take about ten years to mature and bear fruit - and this will  only happen if...

How to Grow Avocados Indoors and Out

How to grow avocados is a question with a few answers possible. First it depends on how soon and if you want the tree to fruit. Grown from the seed an avocado fruit will take about ten years to mature and bear fruit - and this will only happen if.

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

Use Baking Soda in the Garden *Use it as a natural fungicide buster *Use it for powdery mildew *Rejuvenate your rose bushes *Kill cabbage worms *Sweeten your tomatoes *Kill crabgrass *Test your soil PH *Discourage pests in the garden

Worlds 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.

All in one organic fertilizer + pesticide. The world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. 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.

Grow your own garlic. Here's how to do it indoors: http://containergardening.about.com/od/vegetablesandherbs/ss/Growing-Garlic-Indoors-In-Containers_6.htm Great for cooking and warding off vampires.

Grow Your Own Garlic in a Coffee Can!

Line a basket with a black trash bag, fill with potting soil, cut drainage holes in the trash bag (tip basket, insert knife, poke holes), plant -Note basket will rot out from water in about a year.  Putting the basket on blocks (see picture)  to let air flow underneath keeps it drier.

NUTRITION-Healing herbs Growing your own medicine - this lady gives tons of info on medicinal herbs! Which ones, what they're good for, how to grow and how to prepare them - what a score

Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening: How to Grow Nutrient-Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 Days

Year-Round Indoor Salad Gardening: How to Grow Nutrient-Dense, Soil-Sprouted Greens in Less Than 10 Days (Paperback)

Rid your garden of bugs and aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water. - Darling Stuff

I love vinegar! Rid your garden of aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.

Sprinkle cinnamon on the soil after seeds are planted or when fungus or mold is detected on the seedling or plant to kill the fungus or mold. Cinnamon also repels snakes.

Wonder if cinnamon essential oil diluted with water in a spray bottle would work--will have to try that. Use cinnamon on seedlings to prevent damping off fungus. The Rusted Vegetable Garden

Enter your zip code and this calendar will tell you what to plant and when to plant it, week-by-week.  It sends e-mail reminders, too.

Sprout Robot tells you when to plant and sends you seeds. English here is the calendar I was telling you about! You just have to enter your zip code and it will tell you when to start planting stuff!

How to Make Natural Pesticides for Your Plants

The Tiberian Growdome System

Use Giant Drink Coolers for Pole Beans or Tomatoes (Oh, yeah. Clean the Junk Room and find those red tubs to add to the garden. Fabulous idea.)

Veggie Garden Update

space savings way to grow peas or other vining plants. Good idea to use tomato cages for growing beans and pead

How To Make Your Own Organic Garden Spray

Extensive List of Organic Pest Control Remedies

Extensive List of Organic Pet Control Remedies. boy am I checking into this! Extensive List of Organic Pet Control Remedies. boy am I checking into this! Extensive List of Organic Pet Control Remedies. boy am I checking into this!

How to protect your bulbs from squirrels

Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs

Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs, do large groupings randomly spread about-not in rows! Squirrels LOVE digging up freshly planted bulbs! Spread mulch or weigh down a piece of mesh or chicken wire to keep them from digging them up.

Add Coffee Grounds to the Garden (hold moisture, repel ants, helps keep slugs away, worms love them, contain nitrogen-phosphate-potassium and add acidity to soil)

Add Coffee Grounds to the Garden (hold moisture, repel ants, help keep slugs away, worms love them, contain nitrogen-phosphate-potassium and add acidity to soil)

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