Works for Me...
In this era of "reduce, reuse, recycle," I am sharing an idea that I actually got from my Mom. My very green-thumb Mom. Seriously, my mom can put a stick in dirt and have a ten foot tree a week later. We both have quite a few house plants, and, although we do use Miracle Grow in our gardens, we use something else for the potted plants. For houseplants we use tea. Compost Tea. Free Compost Tea. I started a new batch today, and here is what it looks like right now: I wish I had thought to take…
How To Improve Your Garden Soil Without A Compost Heap - Whole Food Home
How To Improve your Garden soil without a compost heap - An easy way to recycle kitchen waste directly in your soil.
10 Amazing Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants in the Garden
Find out how to best use hydrogen peroxide for plants and in your garden. Includes recipes to fight fungal infections, sanitize seeds, accelerate seed germination, fertilize your plants and using peroxide to keep pests away.
Dried Banana Peels as a Plant Fertilizer ~If you want to treat your roses & other potted plants to an inexpensive free fertilizer, don't toss out those banana peels... their peels are a great source of phosphorus, potassium and other important trace minerals for plants To dry banana peels-Place on paper towels in an open weave basket & allow to dry
Unusual Compost Items - I can compost that?? The Gardening Cook
The home is full of unusual compost items that you didn't know you could add to a compost pile. Don't throw these things away. Compost them!
Composting Basics | How To Get Started With Composting | Moms Need To Know ™
Composting is nature’s way of taking waste and turning it into nutrient-rich soil that makes a great amendment to your garden soil (especially if you are square foot gardening) or mixed into a potting soil. One of the misconceptions and why more people don’t compost more is that they are worried about the smell or...Read More »
Wherein I become a mad scientist
Awhile back, I found this awesome post from My Purple Brick Road on how to make compost tea for your indoor plants. Oh, so timely was her post. The winter. It was long. Snow. There was a.lot.of.it. The spring. It forgot to come and melt the snow. Staying inside, instead of trekking through our winter spring wonderland to the compost bin? I was all in, baby. And thus began my foray into the world of indoor compost experiments. Which really wasn’t a full on experiment. Or scientifically sound…
DIY Compost Bin Tote for Under $5
Want to start composting? Why not make your own compost bin for under $5? We have all the tips and tricks to help make your composting journey easy.
How To Make Your Own Miracle-Gro 1 gallon of water 1 tbsp epsom salt 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants. What to do: Mix all ingredients together. (shake before use) use once a month on your plants by mixing a 1/8 -1/4 of the concentrate with 4 cups of water in a watering can. Watch your plants explode with growth - Pinner Girl
How To Make Your Own Miracle-Gro 1 gallon of water 1 tbsp epsom salt 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants. What to do: Mix a
Works for Me...
In this era of "reduce, reuse, recycle," I am sharing an idea that I actually got from my Mom. My very green-thumb Mom . Seriously, my mom c...
11 Ways to Use Coffee Grounds in the Garden
11 Ways to use coffee grounds in the garden including as fertilizer and for pest control. Coffee grounds work wonder if mixed with egg shells, especially on vegetables like tomatoes but also on plants like roses or hydrangeas.#fertilizer #coffee #coffeegrounds
7 Simple Solutions To Superpower Garden Soil And Growth
Do you want a rich, vibrant garden? Discover how fish bones and eggshells invigorate your marigolds. Put those messy banana peels and epsom salt to work.