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Homemade Weed Killer That Is Safe for Grass - Need to try this.

DIY Citronella grass for your yard Citronella grass is a "clumping" grass that grows between 5 and 6 feet tall, so it makes a great border for any property line or works well as an accent in gardens. And since it's the stuff that store-bought citronella candles are mimicked after (careful, though, because those often don't have any actual citronella in them, but instead are citronella "scented"), why not go with the real deal?

Secret Lawn Tonic Recipe From Golf Course Groundskeeper - Updated

10 Mistakes New Herb Gardeners Make And How To Avoid Them

Six insect repellent plants to grow – includes plants that repel biting insects such as: mosquitoes, gnats, ticks & fleas; and plants that protect other plants from aphids & mites etc.

We are being plagued by ticks in our yard! I found this recipe for mosquito/tick repellent. Spray it on yourself or your yard or your dog!!! EASY, cheap, NATURAL!!! (research it yourself, the same recipe is on every website with a "natural" bug repellent. )

These simple, attractive borders will keep grass from invading your garden and eliminate the need for edge trimming.

How to Have a Successful Container Vegetable Garden

Chrysanthemums Repel roaches, ants, Japanese beetles, ticks, silverfish, lice, fleas, bedbugs, spider mites, harlequin bugs and root-knot nematodes. The ingredient in chrysanthemums that makes them so effective as an insect-repelling companion plant is pyrethrum. Read more: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/organic-farming-gardening/stories/12-plants-that-repel-unwanted-insects#ixzz3G029OPFM

Mexican Marigolds for deterring many pests, including deer, when planted at the outer edges of your garden. Burn marigold leaves as a tick repellent or obtain essential oils by steam distillation. Use the marigold plant externally to remove ticks from your skin. Soaps, candles made with marigold are excellent to Repel Fleas Also repels Spiders, Ants and Mosquitoes

Lawn care for the cheap and lazy. Read it and follow the EASY instructions for a beautiful lawn.

These are all natural ways to have a green lawn with no weeds

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Japanese Blood Grass - How beautiful this would be in a grouping or in a container

Lemon Grass repels mosquitoes (plant in pots on porch & deck!)