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BUG SPRAY FOR THE GARDEN 2 tbs veg oil 2 tbs baking soda 2 tbs Dawn dish soap (NON anti-bacterial) 1 gal water Take these ingredients and mix them in a gallon milk jug. Then fill a spray bottle and save the rest for later. Spray directly on the pest problem and avoid any new flowers or buds. a powerful solution, always remember to afterward spray your plants down with water after about 30 min. til the suds go away.Only do it once a week or as needed. Also works on ants & spiders

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Natural Weed Control That Works

{Weed Killer} 1 Gallon white vinegar 2 cups multi purpose epsom salt 1/4 cup regular blue dawn dish soap

ROSE SPRAY-helps prevent diseases such as rust, blackspot, and powdery mildew. Mix together: •1-tablespoon baking soda •1-teaspoon mild dishwashing detergent •1-tablespoon vegetable oil •1 dissolved aspirin Add: •1-gallon water Mix together and pour into a spray bottles. Spray roses every 1-2 weeks.

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Control Powdery Mildew with This Homemade Spray

Garden tips-I am going to try this. How easy I always have baking soda in the house!

Natural bug spray for the garden. 1 gallon of water 2 cups of Dawn soap 2 cups of plain listerine type mouthwash 1 tsp cayenne pepper Mix together, put in a spray bottle. 10 Steps to Organic Gardening

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Repurpose a Soda Bottle Into a DIY Irrigation System

DIY Drip Irrigation System, Made from Plastic Bottles. The 'system' is super simple. All we have to do is grab some 2-liter plastic bottles, punch 2 holes into the sides and 2 into the bottom, and plant said bottles next to our plants. Fill them with water and our plants will get that slow watering they prefer. For more information about the project, visit Fine Craft Guild.

Natural weed killer::2c white vinegar + 1T dish soap + 1T. salt. Blend and pour into a spray bottle. Will kill anything! (Easily gets rid of all those weeds growing in the cracks and seams of the driveway.)

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30 Insanely Clever Gardening Tricks

Baking soda can make home-grown tomatoes taste less tart. | 30 Insanely Clever Gardening Tricks

Simply pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of a fire ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.../ # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. I use baking soda in a 6" wide area around all of the edges of my flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into my beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. I usually have to do this twice a year - spring and fall.

Ivory soap cut into chunks and sprinkled around the garden will keep rabbits away.-- OMG I hope this works. The rabbits are eating everything!!!!!

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Home Made Miracle Grow - Make your Own

Home Made Miracle Grow... 1 gallon of water 1 tbsp epsom salt 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants.

Homemade Weed Killer Here is what you will need: 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.

Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of its protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets

How to make it Cut the top from a clear 2-liter soda bottle. Find a flowerpot that fits inside the dome. Fill the pot with potting soil, then plant the seeds according to the packet directions. Place the pot on a saucer and poke in a craft stick marker. Slip the dome over the pot. Be sure to water the soil when it looks dry.