Did you know that cornmeal is birth control for seeds? Sprinkle it on your garden and it will keep weed seeds from germinating and growing into plants. Of course, cornmeal will keep any seed from germinating, so don’t try this on your vegetable garden until your plants are established and you’ve ﬁnished planting seeds.
Why You Need Lemon Balm In Your Garden. There are many uses for lemon balm. It's a mosquito repellent, you can use it as a rinse aid in your laundry, make tea with it, use it for aromatherapy, make soap or conditioner with it, and much, much more. Click link for more information. Lemon Balm is a Perennial. Plant lemon balm in a pot as it will spread (and take over your garden).