Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time.

cinnamon in gardening (this says you can use cinnamon in place of root hormone powder-- hmm)

Using cinnamon to keep your cuttings from rotting. clever and easy.

2 c vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1Tsalt….will kill anything! DO NOT USE ROUNDUP.

Pennies to keep the bird bath clean-how smart.

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

Homemade Monster Tomato Fertilizer Recipe. 2-3 dozen clean crushed egg shells, 2 cups bone meal, 1/2 cup Epsom salts, 14 crushed aspirin (a natural rooting hormone!)

Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate.

Lady bugs love raisins. Attract them to your aphid problem by using a raisin.

Sprinkle cinnamon on the soil after seeds are planted or when fungus or mold is detected on the seedling or plant to kill the fungus or mold.

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"I soak hard seeds overnight in strong tea. The tannic acid softens the outer covering of the seeds and makes germination faster and surer."

So smart!!! Re-use a rotisserie chicken container as a mini greenhouse!

This rag is soaked in ammonia and keeps rats, raccoons, and other varmints out of the garden.

Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease...works for tomato plants too.

Garden planting time frames.

Make customized seed packets with our free printable template! A great gift for the gardener.

brillant!!!!! especially since the heat kills everything

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