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Test Your Soil's pH with Vinegar: Sprinkle some vinegar on a handful of dirt. If it fizzes, the soil is alkaline.

from bobvila.com

9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve finished planting seeds.

1tsp epsom salt in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later. produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

from Apartment Therapy

Vertical Gardening Inspiration

great use of space --> vertical gardening ideas with wooden fence #diy #garden

from ThriftyFun

Keeping Slugs Off Hostas

To protect your hostas, especially those growing in pots, cover the soil with used coffee grounds. Not a slug in sight!