9 Natural Ways to Kill Weeds (Without Harming Mother Earth): 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 fro
This guide is about keeping slugs off hostas. Slugs are a common pest to Hostas and can munch large holes in their leaves. To protect your hostas, especially those growing in pots, cover the soil with used coffee grounds. Not a slug in sight!
The Secret to Long-Lasting Hydrangeas To prevent that “sticky stuff” from forming you need the secret ingredient-alum! (Find it in the spice aisle.) When you are arranging your flowers re-cut the stem and immediately stick the bottom of the stem in th
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Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.
Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails
Save eggshells & coffee grounds & sprinkle them around hydrangeas & roses. The calcium is good for the roses & the coffee grounds make the soil more acidic for the hydrangeas. Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails With Eggshells
How to plant a bulb: Choose a site that has well-drained soil but will be moist in the growing season; Plant one or two seasons before flowering time; Under deciduous trees is often ideal; Plant in clumps of odd numbers
Toilet paper rolls are those items that we use every day. Instead of just throwing those empty toilet paper tubes out, we can repurpose them as creative crafts for kids or home decoration. Here are Homemade Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for your inspiration.