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.

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.

Homemade Wasp Repellent That is Safe and Effective

Homemade Wasp Repellent That is Safe and Effective

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.

This year - hit the dump! You never know what you'll find! Check out this cool bench someone made with a discarded truck tailgate.

13 Awesome Outdoor Bench Projects

This year - hit the dump! You never know what you'll find! Check out this cool bench someone made with a discarded truck tailgate.

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.

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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.

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.

Wine Barrel as a dog house!  Looks sturdy and comfortable, surprisingly :-)

Wine Barrel as a dog house! Looks sturdy and comfortable, surprisingly :-)

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…

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…

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