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

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12 Awesome Ways to Use Baking Soda in the Garden

12 Awesome Ways to Use Baking Soda in Your Yard

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22 Everyday Products You Can Easily Make From Home (for less!)

#19. Homemade Weed Killer -- 22 Everyday Products You Can Easily Make From Home (for less!) These are all so much healthier, too!

Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!!

Use baking soda to get rid of weeds on brick paths. Just sprinkle it over the bricks and the baking soda will neutralize the ph in the soil so nothing will grow.

Tea Pot Bird Feeder. Isn't this cute for a favourite teapot that got a little chipped but you can't part with?

how to pour a concrete curb in your garden Keeps weeds out of perennial beds and herbaceous borders Can be creative like with the stepping stones

Once your watermelon starts to grow place it in a square container and wait, wait, wait. Pretty sure you can do this with a pumpkin too! Fascinating.

Muhley Grass full sun areas that have average to dry soil making sure there is very good drainage. Does not tolerate winter wetness. A perfect grass for massing on hillsides or slopes

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How to Make a Log Planter

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5 Tips For Keeping A Dog Out Of The Garden

5 tips for keeping your dog out of your garden.

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Build a Brick Pathway in the Garden

flower bed edging with cobblestones... Want to do this to divide my rock from my grass instead of the stupid metal divide they put in!!

DIY Miracle Grow - 1 gallon of water, 1 tbl epsom salt, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp ammonia.... Mix all ingredients into the gallon of water and use once a month on your plants.... Your plants will thank you....