Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottle.
How To Evaluate The Texture Of Your Soil In 3 Simple Steps
(We've done this for 2 years now and I will never garden without mulch again!) Ruth Stout, no- work garden, this is one great concept for anyone wanting to garden effectively and easily! from Mother Earth News
If you finely chop citrus rinds and sprinkle them on the mulch in your garden, they keep neighborhood cats, dogs and other critters away from your veggies. I guess animals dont like the smell of the orange oil. Ive been using this method in the front ga.
Weed Killer At Half The Price Of Round Up Recipe - Genius Kitchen
Natural Weed Killer 2 cups table salt 1 gallon white vinegar (make sure it has 5 percent acidity) 8 drops liquid dishwashing soap , preferably Dawn Directions: 1 Mix this up in a large container and then put some in a spray bottle. (This kills grass too)
1 cup of very warm water ½ cup of sugar 2 tablespoons of borax . All natural green ant killer for pennies and it works just as well as expensive poison! This natural ant killer can be used in a garden to sustain an organic environment.
Aspirin is a remedy for fungal plant problems (black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi). Dissolve two uncoated aspirin tablets milligrams each) in 1 quart of water and use as a foliar spray to thwart these diseases.
Build your own raised bed. Get more food from better soil with less water with raised beds. Landscape designer Linda Chisari shares her design (and materials list), along with advice on sizing and adding a convenient irrigation system.