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Add Coffe Grounds to the Garden (hold moisture, repel ants, helps keep slugs away, worms love them, contain nitrogen-phosphate-potassium and add acidity to soil)

16 Great Uses for Cucumbers – They’re not just for eating! - Includes fitness and beauty tips . . . And not one tip about sex!

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15 Uses for Vinegar In Your Gardens

15 ways vinegar helps your gardens grow. 15 uses for vinegar in your gardens and yard. Some very unique ideas too!

You can use grass clippings and leaves to build great garden soil. Check out how to make awesome soil for your vegetable garden.

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Fertilizing Plants With Coffee Grounds and Eggshells

How to use coffee grounds and egg shells in the garden as fertilizer.

Losing your battle with the ants in your garden? Trying to keep your garden free from poisons and chemicals but need to get rid of those ants? This might help - a safe, natural ant killer - Borax. Read how to use it here.

Let's face it - there isn't a gardener or farmer who hasn't come across one of these pests, while working in their organic garden. By finding out more about these insects and ways to control them, it is possible to grow healthy, abundant crops, and keep your garden healthy!

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Coffee Grounds are great for Camellias, Hydrangeas & Roses

Hydrangeas, Camillias and Roses Love Used Coffee grounds -

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Keeping Slugs Off Hostas

To protect your hostas, especially those growing in pots, cover the soil with used coffee grounds. Not a slug in sight!

Raised garden: add pipe to hold hoops for bird netting or shade covers. I always forget this trick!

A website that plans your garden FOR YOU! You tell it where you live, it tells you what to plant and when, designs your garden for you, and gives you daily reminders of what to do.

My mother in law always did this, I though it was the chemicals in the peel that made it work so well. Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peels potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist for tomato plants too.

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Mom's Secret Remedies

bury a banana peel 1" down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases.


21 Clever Uses for Coffee Grounds

21 Uses for Coffee Grounds...Ant Repellent- sprinkle old grounds around the perimeter of your home (outside) to deter ants