Eggshells make a wonderful, organic pesticide. Works to kill Japanese beetles, flea beetles, snails, slugs, and other pests in the garden. And it's FREE!

You can sprinkle coffee grounds around places you don’t want ants, or on the ant piles themselves. The little buggers will move on or stay away. Used grounds are also said to repel snails and slugs.

Natural weed killer::2c white vinegar + 1T dish soap + 1T. salt. Blend and pour into a spray bottle. Will kill anything! (Easily gets rid of all those weeds growing in the cracks and seams of the driveway.)

Cornmeal is the quickest and cheapest way to kill ants. It is safe for the environment, children and pets, and does not attract other pests. Pour little piles of cornmeal near the anthill, the ants will take it home to share. The cornmeal cannot be digested by the ants and they die. It may take a week or so to see the entire colony gone, but it works. (Try coffee grounds too)

Cornstarch - Tomatoes best friend - safe alternative to poisons - helps deter many garden pests that feed on tomatoes

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Something to do with the hundreds of 5 gallon buckets that are in the garage! Growing tomatoes | growing tomatoes upside down!

Sprinkle (used) coffee grounds on the ground around the base of your hostas to keep the slugs from eating the leaves

4. Don't throw out the water your boil your eggs in. This water contains tons of calcium that your plants will love. Just let the water cool and dump it on your plants Also a bunch of other really random helpful tips

Training pumpkins and squash to grow on a trellis. Not sure where I will try this....but think I might someday! #GardenIdeas

Attracting Beneficial Insects: Lure good bugs to your garden by getting to know the players and giving them the right habitat

When planting tomatoes, put a couple crushed aspirin along with eggshells under plants.

Sprinkle crushed eggshells around your vegetable plants to keep cutworms, slugs and snails away. Use crushed eggshells around your fruit trees for a boost of calcium. Mix crushed eggshells into your garden soil for a calcium boost. This is especially helpful in areas where you will be planting peppers, tomatoes, squash, or eggplant, which are susceptible to calcium-deficient diseases

Beat Beetles, Snails, and Slugs Organically With One Simple Kitchen Scrap - Eggshells!

Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. It looks old and new and beautiful. I need this to keep the slugs off my strawberries!

Here's an interesting tip to prevent slugs and snails from entering into you raised garden beds...

What to Plant in September!! (this site also covers what to plant every other month of the year too!)

Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!) - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

use eggshells in your veggie garden to protect against slugs

Epsom salt is a Garden Miracle Worker ! It works as a fertilizer, pest deterrent, and seed starter! As well as greatly enhancing the quality of shrubs and lawn ! And will aid in fool proof thriving Tomatoes & Full Flowering Bulbs ! By Droping 1 cup Epsom salt and 1 cup of granulated sugar along with a few eggshells into your potting hole ! This one ingredient will ease your effort while Producing Beautiful Lush Results !

Getting gardening buckets for free. We usually get them from a rancher that gets feed for his cattle in them...but this is a great idea, too!