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Secret to peppers,Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.

Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either!

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Awesome!

Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!

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 !

from Lifehacker

Dip Plant Stems and Cuttings in Cinnamon Before Planting to Prevent Fungal Infection

Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time.

from Measured by the Heart

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

Put Garden tools in sand to keep clean & rust free.

Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants.

from SF Gate

How to Grow Pumpkins on a Fence

Grow pumpkins vertically to make them fit in small gardens: Choose a small pumpkin variety to grow this way, because a large pumpkin can take the trellis down. Plus how to grow, plant and harvest.

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from Geeks Of Gardens

When to Spray Fruit Trees

Growing Bell Peppers With Epsom Salts. Sprinkle Epsom salt to keep blossoms from falling off. The salts will help the plants absorb nutrients needed for growth.