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INSECTICIDA ORGÁNICO. How To Battle Pests And Insects Naturally With Hot Pepper and Garlic Spray (Recipes Included) It’s the question we get more than any other this time of year : “What can I use in the garden to naturally control insects like beetles, aphids, and more?”

How To Battle Pests And Insects Naturally With Hot Pepper and Garlic Spray (Recipes Included)

If you’re like us, the last thing you want to do is to start spraying all types of chemicals and concoctions onto the very food you are trying to grow in order to eat healthier. Explore Cornell - Home Gardening - Introduction. Planting A Pineapple.

Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This?

Planting A Pineapple

And that this will eventually produce… This? Yes, I’m talking about turning your average, ordinary grocery store pineapple into a tropical showpiece within your home. How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden. Good news and bad news.

How to Turn a Pallet into a Garden

I had planned to film a short video showing you how to make a pallet garden, but the weather didn’t cooperate. I was stapling the landscape fabric onto the pallet when it started drizzling and got really windy. That’s the bad news. How to Build Your Own Terrarium. Do you have a green thumb but an extremely limited living space?

How to Build Your Own Terrarium

How about building your own DIY terrarium? All you need is a clear glass or plastic container, a few of your favorite plants and some cheap gardening supplies to start your own self-contained and self-sustained miniature garden. The best part about making your own terrarium is that the sky is the limit for how it can look. You can grow plants in old pickle jars, fish bowls, apothecary jars, antique vases and more. How To: Turn Logs into a Natural Raised Garden Bed! » Curbly.

So... let's say you just finished up an epic weekend of tree pruning and yard clearing, or just happen to have a pile of sticks and logs hanging around.

How To: Turn Logs into a Natural Raised Garden Bed! » Curbly

If you're a resourceful Curblier, you know there's something to be done with all that yard waste besides tossing it or turning it into a giant bonfire. But what? We have the answer below! Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds. Natural Pools or Natural Swimming Ponds (NSPs) Let nature clean the water...

Natural Pools or Swimming Ponds

Chemical-free water garden and swimming pool. The plant portion, or regeneration zone, is separated from the swimming area by the wall seen a few inches below the water’s surface. www.naturalswimmingpools.com The pools have skimmers and pumps that circulate the water through the regeneration zone and back into the swimming area. The aquatic plants filter out contaminants and use nutrients from the water as food which helps prevent algae.

Then rocks, such as granite river rock or haydite, to which friendly bacteria attach, act as biological filters. There are many options as to design. A gradual slope contains the plants, gravel and loamy sand, a wall keeps them separate from the swimming area. Vacuum but twice a year and tend to the plants as needed. The regeneration zone can be along the perimeter of a natural pool or a pond unto itself but connected to the swimming area. www.gartenart.co.uk. Urban Organic Gardener. A-Z Herb List. 10 Natural Remedies For The Most Common Complaints. Herbs have been used for centuries by many cultures to help alleviate common complaints, but nowadays we are much quicker to rush to the medicine cabinet than our herb gardens.

10 Natural Remedies For The Most Common Complaints

It’s time to go back to basics and see how much nature can heal you, naturally! You can learn about all of these remedies in video form below! Rosemary Coughing? Add Rosemary! Mint Upset Stomach? Oregano Menstrual Cramps? Curry Powder Achy joints? Dill. How To Battle Pests And Insects Naturally With Hot Pepper and Garlic Spray (Recipes Included) Fruit & Veg planner. Adventures in Field Botany / Illustrated-Glossary. Leaf Morphology: Phyllode/ Cladode: modifyed stems that act as leaves.

Adventures in Field Botany / Illustrated-Glossary

Ensiform: leaves sharp edges, taper into a slender point (fern) Stellate: hairs come up like fingers. Looks like cluster of hair. Peltate: "petiole joins to the center" in leaves. Glossary of Terms: WHORLED - more than two (2) opposite leaves. OPPOSITE - leaf nodes are on opposite sides of twig. ALTERNATE - leaf nodes alternate in pattern along branch. DECUSSATE - Arranged on a stem in opposite pairs at right angles to those above or below, resulting in vertical rows of leaves.

PALMATE - consisting of leaflets or lobes radiating from the base of the leaf. CAPSULE - a hollow dry fruit with 3+ locules (chambers) Dehiscent = splits open to release the seed. Indehiscent: remaining closed, do not split open at maturity. Companion Planting Chart, Map and Guide. Companion planting means putting plants together in the garden that like each other, or help each other out.

Companion Planting Chart, Map and Guide

Companion planting can have a real impact on the health and yield of your plants. Organic gardeners strive to achieve a balance in their gardens so that they don't require chemicals for pest or disease control. Companion planting can play a significant role in assisting with pest control. Some combinations work because of scents they use to repel insects, others work because they attract good bugs. When planning your garden, take some time to think about the layout of your garden to incorporate some of the companion planting ideas.

How-Tuesday: Light Bulb Terrariums.