Category: Gardening

Tomatoes Hate Cucumbers: Secrets of Companion Planting + Popular Planting Combinations

The idea that some plants and plant families are “friends” with others and grow better together is called companion planting, and it’s been around since the dawn of food cultivation. Check out this article below. Tomatoes Hate Cucumbers: Secrets of Companion Planting + Popular Planting Combinations

How to Harvest Basil for Strong and Productive Plants

Basil plants actually do better the more that you harvest their leaves. Full tutorial below. Tip: I always surround my tomato plants with basil and sometimes rosemary. It really helps to keep the bugs away. How to Harvest Basil for Strong and Productive Plants

How To Make Your Own Miracle-Grow Solution

This DIY Miracle Grow fertilizer is a more organic way to feed your plants. You need: – 1 gallon of water – 1 tbsp epsom salt – 1 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together. (shake before use) Use once a month on your plants by mixing a 1/8 …

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How to Naturally Repel Snakes

I like the lemongrass idea. I love ideas like this that can be both passive and multi-functional. Once you plant the grass once you get the benefits ongoing with only a little maintenance – and it repels snake and other pests. I’ll have to give that a look. How to Naturally Repel Snakes

How To Grow Watermelon Vertically in Pots

That is such a great idea and makes me want to try a watermelon plant this year. I would be so thrilled to get some melons hanging like that. Full tutorial below. How To Grow Watermelon Vertically in Pots

Grow Teddy Bear Sunflowers This Year

– Scientific Name : Helianthus – Sowing Temperature : 18 – 35℃ – Growing Temperature : 15 – 40℃ This Sunflower has plush appearance and yellow color just look like a teddy bear It’s so lovely and gorgeous, easily decorate your garden Soft, fluffy, cushion-like flowers on shorter bushy plants. Golden yellow fully double 6in. …

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How to Grow An Entire Sweet Potato Harvest From A Single Sweet Potato

I planted a whole potato last year and I had a lot of potatoes. The vines were all over the place but I only had potatoes under the original vine. I had at least 20 and some of them were huge. This year I will separate the slips so I can have more. The potatoes …

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How to Create a Mosquito-Repelling Container Garden

Nobody wants mosquitoes around. Their bites are itchy and uncomfortable and they are carriers of diseases. Fortunately their are plenty of ways of repelling mosquitoes, and not all of them require the use of bug spray or other harmful chemicals. Find out how to make your own mosquito-repelling container garden: How to Create a Mosquito-Repelling …

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Effective Stink Bug Home Remedies For Home and Yard

Stink bugs are a real nuisance. Most people call for pest control professionals with their chemicals to eradicate them for good. Before you resort to the professionals spraying your entire home with chemical insecticides, why not give some of these traditional stink bug home remedies a try fist? Here they are: Effective Stink Bug Home …

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The Easiest Way to Repair Grass Damaged By Dogs

Good information on repairing the grass. This is a really simple way to fix your grass problem and you will kick yourself for not doing this sooner! Learn how to do it on the link below: The Easiest Way to Repair Grass Damaged By Dogs