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Milorganite. For Better Results. Naturally.

Milorganite. For Better Results. Naturally.

SUCH a great infographic! Love the part on companion planting!:

A Vegetable Planting Cheat Sheet Infographic

This is a simple Do It Yourself Soil Test: Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

Test the Acidity of Your Soil Without a Pricey Kit

This is a simple Do It Yourself Soil Test: Perform your soil test by placing a sample into two separate cups or containers. Add vinegar to one. If it fizzes your soil is alkaline. If not, add some water to the second cup and stir. Add baking soda. If it fizzes you have acidic soil. If neither have a reaction your soil is somewhat pH balanced.

Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

Mosquito repelling “Creeping Thyme” plant. It has citronella oil that makes it smell lemony. Put in planters on the patio.

Awesome!! My squirrely herb garden won't be complete till I get this beauty

Lemongrass - How to Grow it and Use it

Cornmeal Did you know that corn gluten meal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, corn gluten meal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve finished planting seeds.

Cornmeal Did you know that corn gluten meal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, corn gluten meal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve finished planting seeds.

Composting Ideas - I have a little compost bin on my balcony. It works perfectly! So easy!

Composting Ideas - I have a little compost bin on my balcony. It works perfectly! So easy!

Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. It's a good companion plant with lavender.

Lemongrass: Repels fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. It's a good companion plant with lavender.

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