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Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows
Bug killer without the harsh chemicals. DIY- bowl ( I used a butter container), a tablespoon or so of dish soap (dawn) about 1/4c to 1/2c of vinegar and filled the rest with water and set it outside. I made this batch 2 days ago and there are flies, knats and spiders dead in it! After about a week I empty it and start over. :)
DIY Miracle Grow - 1 gallon of water, 1 tbl epsom salt, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp ammonia...Mix all ingredients into the gallon of water and use once a month on your plants. Your plants will thank you :)
Regrow roses!!! "My neighbor has a row of roses, which he took as cuttings. I asked how he took them. He simply plunges the cuttings into the ground. But his secret of success is the humble potato! Before planting cuttings, he pushes the bottom end into a small potato, which he believes keeps the cuttings moist as they develop roots. It sounds crazy, but his row of allotment roses is proof it works." (quote from link)