Banana Peel buried 1" under soil feeds plants potassium and helps resist disease.

#Dried #Banana #Peels as a #Plant #Fertilizer! From now on, don't throw away the banana peels… via Gardenings "Dried Banana Peels as a Plant Fertilizer Bananas are not only wonderful sources of potassium for people, but their peels are a great source of phosphorus, potassium and other important trace minerals for plants. ... ... To dry banana peels. Place them on paper towels in an open weave basket and allow to dry." Like: https://www.facebook.com/am.ecogreenlove

aspirin for your plants - Aspirin is the remedy for fungal plant problems, Black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi, which can attack and destroy your plants. Scientists have found that two uncoated aspirin tablets (325 milligrams each) dissolved in 1 quart of water and used as a foliar spray can thwart these diseases... 35 Pest, Disease and Weed Remedies--green and safe

Help for black spot on roses mix 2-3 tablespoons of vinegar with a gallon of water, spray on plants when they are shaded early morning or evening

Follow this one tip in your garden & get a ton of strawberries! Also a little strawberry education!

The Secret to Long-Lasting Cut Hydrangea Blooms

Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate... Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Great for the garden!

"Not too often do we talk about those plants that just don’t get along. It’s like we are gossiping about the neighbors or something. I mean, even though we love having sunflowers in the neighborhood they sure don’t play well with others. They emit a toxin from their roots that inhibits other plants from growing too close to them as they want all the nutrients in the surrounding soil. Who knew?" ~ via Moms Need To Know :)

Critter Spray...for everything that eats your garden.

A colander for your Tubtrug. What a great idea! Rinse vegetables right in the garden. (Tubtrug sold separately.)

How to Prune Your Tomato Plants for a Better Harvest

Achillea Paprika ... perennial ♥ Height: Medium 2' (Plant 14" apart) Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny Zones: 3-9 Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy Flower Color / Accent: Red / Red

Using Coffee Grinds in your plants to help them grow! This is one of the most amazing discoveries I have come across. I sprinkle it on the soil, then water it and I kid you not growth sometimes happens overnight. You can use it in house plants that are dieing... or out door gardens and it prevents many bugs from getting to your plants as well!

Grow your own pineapples! Start your own pineapples, avocados, sweet potatoes....

Dry out banana peels, break them apart, and bury them around your roses to make them bloom like crazy. photo credit mugur

This award-winning floribunda rose bears beautiful 4-inch-wide, strongly fragrant, apricot-yellow blooms that appear in clusters: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/roses/fragrant-garden-roses/?socsrc=bhgpin030814honeyperfume

From Shirley Kaufman: rose bushes get potassium from banana peels which also have anti-aphid qualities. I think I will sprinkle them in my front bushes with the added bonus of annoying my neighbor to the south who is so snotty.

Keep your garden tools rust free. Fill an old paint can w/ SAND, not dirt. Pour in a small can of oil. Keep your garden tools in the sand. It works by keeping them clean and oiled

Clever Gardening Tip

Shannon’s Homemade Monster Tomato Fertilizer recipe