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Basil plants make a natural insect repellent. This non-toxic tea will get rid of aphids, leafhoppers, grubs, squash bugs, mites, cabbage loopers and cucumber beetles. Bruise 2 large handfuls of basil leaves and stems. Place in a 1 gallon jar. Add a gallon of water and let sit in sun for 4 to 8 hours. Strain through mesh. Add several drops of liquid soap and mix. Spray on plants.

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Lantana tolerate Texas heat and attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Planting for honey bees - Bees welcome here!

Garlic Pest Spray Recipe 6 Tbsp. chopped garlic 1 pint water 2 tsp. liquid paraffin 1/4 c. Soft Soap Soak garlic for 24 hours in liquid paraffin. Add remaining ingredients, mixing well. Strain the mixture and store the liquid in a spray bottle for up to 1 week. This reportedly works well against cutworms, slugs, white flies, wire worms.

grow delicious tomatoes!

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Rooting hydrangea cuttings

Regrow roses!!! "My neighbor has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works." (quote from link)

Rock Cress - Excellent evergreen ground cover, producing cushions of pretty purple-blue flowers. It can be planted along the edge of a bed or lawn, or in the rockery, but is also very effective in a hanging basket displaying a profusion of colour.

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rectangle fiberglass planters with trellis, Minneapolis, MN

Organic bug spay

Great Garden Wall

garden seating time


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