I had no idea that these plants repelled mosquitos. Feeling a little clueless but I am sure I'm not the only one right? Decorating + entertaining with mosquito repelling plants @Mandy Bryant Dewey Generations One Roof
How to edge flowerbeds like a pro! via Funky Junk Interiors
Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.
Epsom salt can be used as a natural fertilizer in the garden. 1 tbl in hole when planting tomator. then 1 tbl of salt in water in spray bottle, every 2 weeks. can spray on plant. it helps fight magnesium deficiency in tomatoes and bell peppers and promotes vegetable growth.
Rid your garden of bugs and aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.
Harvesting and Preserving Cilantro...works for basil too
Snipping off the “suckers” from a tomato bush will help the plant to focus its power on the rising fruits instead of the leafs, Growing better, healthier fruit. Clipping any branches off at the bottom of the tomato plant that is reaching the ground helps to ward off insects and mostly disease, such as blights and wilts.
Plants have best friends just like people do. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basil makes tomatoes even tastier