Copper kills slugs where as salt only dehydrates them, but they continue to live.Penny Ball for the garden. Pennies in the garden repel slugs and make hydrangeas blue. I love this idea. House of Hawthornes: Bowling Ball Yard Art
ANYONE CAN MAKE THESE 10 BEAUTIFUL AND USEFUL DIY ACCESSORIES FOR A GARDEN OUTDOORS 4
I had a couple stem broken wine glasses. Use dollar store stemware or repurpose broken stemware. put glass down in plant and place a candle inside, use a citronella to keep bugs away or battery operated of children are around.
add 1 tsp of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water, drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant and wait 24 hours for the water to absorb, apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient
If you are not familiar with th ese, you are probably wondering, "What in the world is an herb spiral garden?" It is a type of her b garden that allows you to: Grow more plants in a smaller space. Grow herbs according to their needs and in varying soil.
Acid-stained Concrete Patio -- Looks like copper! Click the pic for a brief how-to video on doing this technique. I'd love to do this, although I wonder if the acid stain is bad for those plants around the patio.