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Zucchini Bread Recipe. 11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes. The days are finally getting longer, the snow is (slowly!)

11 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

Beginning to melt, and spring officially arrives in just a few days! While the prospect of warmer weather has us all a bit giddy, we can’t forget the unwelcome intruders that tag along with the sunny summer weather. Yes, we are talking about mosquitoes, and everybody knows that they can be a huge nuisance. However, using chemical products to keep them away is not on the top of everyone’s wish list.

How to Grow a Lemon Tree From Grocery Store Lemons.

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20 DIY Outdoor Projects. Don't miss a thing!

20 DIY Outdoor Projects

Sign up to receive The Idea Room posts in your email inbox! Subscribers will also receive special free printables once a month!... It's FREE! Inspiring Mothers, Women and Families. Mosquito Repellent Plants. Mosquito Repellent Plants As summer fast approaches, I would like to suggest plants that will repel mosquitoes in your landscape and how to use these plants to enjoy the outdoors during summer.

Mosquito Repellent Plants

In addition to the plants that repel mosquitoes I would like to suggest additional, eco-friendly ways to keep mosquitoes from your outdoor living spaces. The picture on the left is Ageratum. Some areas of the southeast have had drought busting rainstorms and even with the tremendous amounts of rainfall, these areas are still considered to be under drought conditions. 100 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Should Know. Make a drip feeder using an old soda bottle.

100 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Should Know

Have plants (especially vegetables) that do better if the moisture is delivered at their roots instead of from overhead? One cheap and simple way to make a drip feeder which you can place underground next to your plant is by using an old plastic soda bottle. Just puncture some holes in it (a barbeque skewer works great), and then plant it next to the young plant. The bottle will enable a slow release of water near the roots. This method prevents fungus and also reduces problems with leaves. 45 Money-Saving Landscape Tips.


45 Money-Saving Landscape Tips

Sow seeds directly into the ground. You won't have to outlay hard-earned cash for potting mixtures, trays, grow lights, etc. 22. Mix in annuals. Perennials are an expensive investment, so ease up on your pocketbook by purchasing some seed packets of your favorite annuals. 23. 24. 25. Shade Garden Ideas. Plant Garlic in the Fall.

I never did have any luck trying to raise garlic.

Plant Garlic in the Fall

Never, that is, until I accidentally stumbled onto the "Ultimate Garlic-Growing Secret": Treat 'em like daffodils. Plant garlic in the fall! That way, the plants can start sproutin' very early the following spring (exactly the way that crocuses and daffodils do), grow rapidly during the still-cool days which follow, and "set" their bulbs long before the hot days of summer that can be so wiltingly hard on "regular" spring-planted garlic.

Yeah, I know. Most of the gardening books tell you to plant garlic in the spring and to space the bulbs three inches from each other in rows laid out 12 inches apart. The garlic would grow fine during the remaining days of spring, but then the inevitable hot, dry New Mexico summers that my vegetable patch has to contend with would hit the plants like a blast furnace.

How to Make Citronella Candles. Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake. Written on June 24, 2014 at 7:00 am , by Jocelyn Delk Adams Hi there, it’s Jocelyn of Grandbaby Cakes, and I am so excited to share some wonderful recipes with you on Delish Dish!

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Pound cake is considered a delicacy in my family. It appears on every Sunday dinner table and is the cornerstone of my family’s vintage recipes. Pound cake was also the first thing I ever learned how to bake. A classic and simple sour cream pound cake is a treat that I love to indulge in, and this recipe from BHG is the classic done oh so right. Thrifty Alternatives to Expensive Gardening Products. The following Content was Provided by "Digging yourself out of debt, when all you have is a spoon" The dizzying array of gardening products required to maintain a garden can be overwhelming.

Thrifty Alternatives to Expensive Gardening Products

After adding up the cost of purchasing fertilizers, pH soil adjusters, and pest control products you might find it cheaper to convert to fake flowers and just get your produce at the grocery store. Worse yet, a large number of the gardening products sold in stores are harmful for the environment and make our produce toxic to consume. Fortunately you can make your own gardening products using non-toxic ingredients already found in your home.

Many of these ingredients can be obtained at little or no cost, Here's How ... Some plants such as Azaleas, Rhododendrons, foxgloves, bleeding hearts, and blueberry bushes grow best in acidic soil. DIY Pallet Garden; How to make Raised Wood Pallet Garden Bed. 2.7K Flares2.7K Flares ×

DIY Pallet Garden; How to make Raised Wood Pallet Garden Bed

DIY Pallet Garden; How to make Raised Wood Pallet Garden Bed. 19+ Wonderful DIY Garden Planters from Pallets. 19+ Wonderful DIY Garden Planters From Pallets. 5 Easy To Grow Veggies For Beginner Gardeners. 4 Step Guide to Building a Herb Spiral. Want to make your own vertical herb spiral garden?

4 Step Guide to Building a Herb Spiral

This compact space saving design can be made with just a few basic steps. Construction materials and methods vary so after deciding on the best position and gathering your materials, you can have one built the same day. DIY Pallet Garden; How to make Raised Wood Pallet Garden Bed. Simple Garden Kits - how it works - Garden In Minutes. The smart and simple Garden.

-How to use and assemble the Garden Grid™ and our tool-free Raised Garden Beds- The Garden Grid™ Watering System: