Inexpensive Mini Greenhouses - These worked PHENOMENALLY for seed starting this year. It was nice to be able to easily carry them all in when there was a frost warning. I kept the lids on during the day to keep heat/moisture in.
P. Allen Smith: Homemade Wasp Repellent That is Safe and Effective + Homemade Wasp Trap Peppermint Oil to 4 cups of water in a spray bottle. Kills wasps & larvae, as well as deterring them from returning so long as the oil scent remains.
Copper plumbing doesn't have to be hidden in walls. In the garden, the tubing makes a handsome trellis that develops a natural patina with age. Arrange precut tubing from the hardware store into a ladder shape or other design, and use elbow and T pieces to connect the sections. Secure the joints with a heavy-duty adhesive. To trim lengths of tubing, use a pipe cutter, then a wire brush or metal file to sand off any burrs or sharp edges.
12. To Discourage Digging: Try: Tabasco Pepper Sauce and McCormick Ground (Cayenne) Red Pepper. To stop your dog from digging up your yard, mix 4 tablespoons of pepper sauce and 4 tablespoons of cayenne pepper in 1 quart of water. Sprinkle the spicy solution over the area where your dog digs.
Orange peel dog repellant. Dogs hate citrus pith, so if your dog is digging or constantly messing with a certain place in your yard (AKA: the garden), use this simple organic solution. Peel your citrus, place in your blender or food processor, process into small bits. Place it in a small sauce pan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes. Pour into a spray bottle and spray the affected area. You can use any kind of citrus (although I don't think pineapple…