Eggshells: Microwave for three minutes, remove, crush into a fine powder, and place them in a cloth sachet. Then drop the sachet into your watering can to give your potted plants a nice nitrogen-boost.
How To Use Coffee Grounds In The Garden Ants don’t like coffee, so make a small ring of grounds around garden areas you would like to protect from pests. If you want to keep mophead hydrangeas blue, work coffee grounds into the soil around the bush, then water thoroughly. Strengthen seedlings with extra nitrogen by stirring a tablespoon of coffee grounds into the watering can. Keep stray cats from using your vegetable garden as their own private litter box by sprinkling grounds around the…
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier
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