Gallon of water, 1 chopped onion add to gal of water. let it sit under the sun for and spray it over your veg plants, n flowers to keep bugs from eating the leaves. (I read this in magazine from old sturbridge village. Cant recall what year.
Baking Soda Spray for Tomatoes. AND Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavour potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4
How to Keep Nibblers From Your Garden! Shred Irish Spring soap in your food processor and sprinkle in your garden - keeps deer and other critters away. I am questioning if this is good for the flowers & plants.
I soak hard seeds overnight in strong tea. The tannic acid softens the outer covering of the seeds and makes germination faster and surer. ~ A gardening tip from Club Member Mary Ann Marino of West Pittsburgh, PA this might be easier than the acid method
Wood ash contains calcium carbonate around potassium and other useful elements like phosphorous, manganese and zinc. In terms of commercial fertilizer, wood ash contains (N-P-K). It can be an excellent fertilizer for your garden if you use it correctly.
Growing up Every Home Gardener did this: making biochar from brush and other hard to compost organic material, you can improve soil — it enhances nutrient availability and also enables soil to retain nutrients longer.
remove aphids-Brew a strong tea from citrus peels. Cool and pour it in a spray bottle, Spray infested plants. Won't harm plant but will burn the aphids Ants raise aphids so you have to get rid of ants. Douse ant hills with white vinegar a few times.