Soapy water can help eliminate pests. A comment: When the going gets tough, add some Listerine type mouth wash and a bit of water that chewing tobacco has been soaked in. This mix can defeat - of the pests: slugs, snails and rabbits hate the taste of it.
I love growing herbs! Propagating basil is really just as simple as cutting, stripping the lower leaves and keeping it in a water for a few weeks. Voila, a ready to plant basil and the mother plant will usually benefit from the trim.
Homemade Non-Toxic Wasp Spray / Repellant : combine together in a squirt bottle 2 cups of water + 1 teaspoon of peppermint oil + 1 teaspoon of dish soap (optional); wait until early morning or late evening hours when it looks like they’re sleeping, then s
Grow potatoes in a laundry basket.--I bought the laundry baskets at a local dollar store (I have 2 baskets). I filled the baskets with about of soil & compost, then put a seed potato into each basket (each potato was cut.
Grow Your Own Ginger.is easy to grow and makes for a great project with kids. And with its attractive foliage, this plant will add beauty to your home and garden, as well. Just pick up a root from your grocery store’s produce section and get growing!