Lavender’s natural habitat is the hot, sandy soil of Provence- so if you forget to water your plants, they’re even happier! If you don’t have room for a garden, maybe you can find a little space for a pot of lavender near your front door. Every time you brush by it, you’ll have the fabulous scent of Provence in the air.
20 Insanely Clever Gardening Tips and Ideas (with pictures!)
Whether you have a vegetable garden, rose garden or weed garden, here is the best round up of gardening tips and ideas that youve probably never tried! All of these little tricks are resourceful ideas for a beginner or even the novice green thumb. #Gardening_Tips #Garden #Garden_Ideas
MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS Citronella, Lemon Eucalyptus, Cinnamon, Castor, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Cedar, Peppermint, Clove, Geranium, Verbena, Pennyroyal, Lavender, Basil, Thyme, and Garlic Front porch and backyard These would make my life so much easier!
Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.
Potted Plants for Shade. The main dark leaved plant with pink is Dracena baby doll, the pink and green speckled heart shaped leaf on the left is a Caladium, the reddish flowers are from the begonia angel wing, the purple trailing plant is Scaevola, the yellow one is Bidens.