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Banana Peels & Orange Peels in the Garden

Natural Pest Repellent Use orange and banana peels to keep the pests away. Cut up banana peels to bury 1 to 2 inches deep in the soil around plants that are prone to aphid infestations to repel and remove aphids from the area. Organic Authority recommends placing pieces of orange peel around affected plants or creating a tear in the orange peel and attaching it directly to the stem of the affected plant.

"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."

from The Kitchn

Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil — Tips from

Freeze herbs while they are fresh - put chopped herbs into ice tray and add olive oil before freezing. Then put into freezer bags and label for later use.

más perfecto fertilizante + pesticidas del mundo es la sal de Epsom. Cada otra semana-1 galón de agua, 1 cucharada de milagro crecer y 3 cucharadas de sal de Epsom. Tendrá un gran jardín durante toda la temporada .:

Compost Tea - make your veggies, fruits, plants, trees and flowers grow stronger and healthier - great to reserve a bit of your compost to make this regularly and treat everything!

from Craftionary

How to display plants indoor? (42 DIY Projects

Stand indoor plant display

Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient. NOT SURE IF THIS WILL WORK...OR IS GOOD FOR THE PLANT...

Rose Bushes????? Try this... Dry out banana peels, break them apart, and bury them around your roses to make them bloom like crazy Tag or Share to Save for Later https://www.facebook.com/groups/434699429963894/

from Lifehack

Better Understanding Composting

Composting 101! The basics of composting. It's not as hard as you may think! #trash #garbage #compost #composting #reduce #reuse #recycle #upcycle #repurpose #DIY #garden #soil #worms #gardening #planting