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Growing peppers. Peppers hate nitrogen/commercial fertilizer. Wait until plants flower before fertilizing. Then spray leaves with 1 tsp of Epsom salt to 1qt of water (peppers need Magnesium to set fruit). Peppers also enjoy small amounts of potassium (wood ashes).

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Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for weeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing i...

Worlds most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true- every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all seas - Click image to find more diy crafts Pinterest pins

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.

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Companion Herbs – Learn About Companion Planting With Herbs

Did you know that your homegrown tomatoes will taste better simply by planting sweet basil next to them? This is just one example of companion planting with herbs. Find more tips in this article.

Tip for growing squash, Place the seeds AROUND the pot. When you water, you water inthe pot so the water comes out of the drain holes around the bottom for deep root watering

ROSE SPRAY-helps prevent diseases such as rust, blackspot, and powdery mildew. Mix together: •1-tablespoon baking soda •1-teaspoon mild dishwashing detergent •1-tablespoon vegetable oil •1 dissolved aspirin Add: •1-gallon water Mix together and pour into a spray bottles. Spray roses every 1-2 weeks.

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7 Secret Tips for Growing Strawberries

Strawberries can be grown in a planter instead of a garden bed. Master Gardeners recommends planter dimensions of 6″ to 8″ deep by 5″ to 7″ wide by 18″ to 4′ long, with plants spaced 10″ to 14″ apart.

Flowerbed Combination Ideas. Love the contrast here. This link gives tons of plant combos for sun vs. shade. Flower beds, containers, etc.