who knew: Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier

Mesquitoes DO NOT LIKE the SMELL of MINT. I spray store brand MINT Listerine on my patio and my body/clothes and it WORKS! I feel better about SKIN CONTACT with Listerine than BUG CHEMICALS.

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If I ever have the time :/

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The Many Benefits of epsom salt for organic gardening | Gardening with Epsom Salt, according to this page it is good for all vegetables, flowers, trees, fruits and more. #gardening

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All natural green ant killer for pennies and it works just as well as expensive poison! This natural ant killer can be used in a garden to sustain an organic environment.

Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick: Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..

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Raised cinder block garden. Plant marigolds in the holes to keep bugs away :)

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ladybugs pose no harm and are beneficial to your plants by feasting on aphids, mealybugs, leaf hoppers, scales and mites. Along with insects, ladybugs also look for pollen for a food source, Flowers and herbs such as cilantro, dill, fennel, caraway, yarrow, tansy, angelica, scented geraniums, coreopsis and cosmos are good choices for luring the ladybug. The best ladybug for the garden: Hippodamia Convergens. (Have 2 white marks on backs above wings.

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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.