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Cold Hardy Avocado Trees are the Perfect Patio Plant, growing indoors or out. They reportedly withstand temperatures down to 18F. You get a lot of Avocados to eat and share.

Cold Hardy Avocado Trees are the Perfect Patio Plant, growing indoors or out. They reportedly withstand temperatures down to In colder states, you can bring them in for the winter where they will continue to grow and produce fruit.

Repelling Mosquitoes - this has instructions for DIY mosquito trap made from a soft drink bottle and kitchen stuff...looks easy and the comments are positive

Making a Mosquito Trap

This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you. (I am making lots of these this summer, hate mosquitos!

Be a Gardener App By MATTHEW KASSEL    We usually go to gardens to unplug. But it turns out your mobile gadget can make a pretty good partner out there. Before you even set foot in the yard, an app can help you figure out what to plant. Landscaper's Companion, Grow Your Own and GardenID offer reference guides with sowing suggestions, lists of plants native to your area and information about growth rates, bloom times and sun and water needs, among other things.

Be a Gardener

If I had an iphone I would definitely want this ap! Bugs in the Garden by Justin Davidson iPhone Ap: Identify and control all of those pests! via popularmechanics _the_Garden iPhone_Ap

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How to Burn Sage to Cleanse Homes

Burning Sage will repel mosquitos and other pests. It smells heavenly, and avoids exposure to toxic chemicals. Let's not forget, it also helps to rid negative energy in the house!

26 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Plant Around Your Yard | The Homestead Survival

Mosquito Repellent Plants - As summer fast approaches, plants that will repel mosquitoes in your landscape and how to use these plants to enjoy the outdoors during summer. In addition to the plants that repel mosquitoes

Listerine (the amber color) works great to keep skeeters away from your yard. Spray it on the grass, in the bushes, around doors, on lawn chairs and patio. let it sit for a half hour and no skeeters. We have been using this for two years now and I am still amazed at how well it works. The smell doesnt last, but lack of skeeters does. For us it worked for almost two days.

Listerine (the amber color) works great to keep skeeters away from your yard. Spray it on the grass, in the bushes, around doors, on lawn chairs and patio. let it sit for a half hour and no skeeters. The smell doesn't last, but lack of skeeters does.

De-suckering tomatoes - Make sure you do this with your tomato plants everyone! You will get bigger and better tomotoes!

For healthy plants and large, high-quality tomatoes, those suckers ought to go: De-suckering tomato vines

HOW TO KILL POISON IVY  1 gallon white vinegar with 1 cup salt and 2 TBSP blue dawn dish soap.  * Once all the ingredients have been mixed well pour mixture into a spray bottle.  * Spray poison ivy.  Be careful not to get it on your other plants because this mixture will kill anything you spray it on!

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How to Kill Poison Ivy ♥ Combine 1 gallon white vinegar ♥ with 1 cup salt ♥ and 2 TBSP blue dawn dish soap. ♥ Once all the ingredients have been mixed well pour mixture into a spray bottle. Be careful not to get it on your other

I think we can make something similar for our cucumbers. :)

Large Cucumber Trellis with Lettuce underneath. Great idea but obviously not for cucumbers in my garden

7 Plants That Repel Insects Mint, Basil, Bay Leaves, Catnip, Citronella, Lemon Balm, and Lavender

7 Plants That Repel Insects

7 Plants That Repel Insects. Some crossover with the earlier 5 plants that repel insects list, but additions as well.

Weeds - they are our gardens’ worst enemies! How many different ways have you tried to get rid of them? Pulling, using round-up or other store bought solutions. Now you must be aware that all this store bought weed killers are full with toxic chemicals and harmful not only for your plants bit for the environment too. This is why making a natural, homemade weedkiller is the perfect and smart thing to do. You will be surprised to see how useful, practical, safe and budget friendly can homemade…

Top 10 Organic Homemade Weed Killers

A quick and simple, natural DIY weed killing solution that really works! :: it's salt! :: Okay, I used the salt on our weeds and either we have special weeds or this just doesn't work. I poured a LOT of salt on each weed just to be sure. It did not work.

Weekend DIY: Mosquito Repelling Plants | Willard and May Outdoor Living Blog

Mosquito Repelling Plants Citronella or Lemon Grass Catnip Marigolds Horsemint (Bee Balm) Ageratum (floss flower)

Mosquito Repellent Plants for screened in porch and back deck

26 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes GREAT ARTICLE. Lemon Grass is the recommended plant to grow in the landscape and in containers to use around your patio, deck or outdoor living spaces to repel mosquitoes during the summer.

Kill Ants Without Pesticides - wikiHow

Kill Ants without Pesticides

How to get rid of ants without pesticides. Do you remember the ants at school and how we tried to get rid of then Lol