Homemade Weed Killer Recipe

Did you know you can make your own homemade weed killer?

It is so super simple you aren’t going to believe it when I tell you!

The solution?

Fill your gallon sprayer or your spray bottle with vinegar and spray

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Pallets And Garden Furniture

I love pallets. I just can’t resist the free “good” wood! I thought I would share some garden furniture and building project ideas using pallets.

Here’s a pallet planter from Todays Nest. Isn’t this a cute pallet table?

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Compost Tea Recipe

How to make compost tea





My compost tea recipe is super easy to make, you just steep compost in water and that’s it! Compost tea is very rich in nutrients that plants love and you don’t even need chemical fertilizers. (Although just to be honest I don’t think I’ll ever give up my

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How long after using Roundup can I plant?

From: TiffanyI recently bought a house in Chicago, and I am so excited to have a small yard for gardening. I want to plant a vegetable garden, but I know the previous owners used RoundUp-type sprays to kill weeds in the yard. How long should I wait to plant my garden so it will

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The Value of Mulching your Garden


Les Oke

In most gardens you might see in your area it is very doubtful any of them will be laid out with mulch between the plants. Most likely you will see widely spaced rows of vegetables designed most likely to accommodate a roto-tiller between

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Homemade hummingbird nectar recipe

Make your own hummingbird nectar

Did you know you can make your own hummingbird nectar. It’s quick easy and you can save tons of money by using ingredients you already have at home! For pennies you can be having the hummingbirds outside your window everyday!

Replace the hummingbird nectar 1-2 weeks to keep

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Homemade Watering Can

Homemade Watering Can


A Homemade Watering Can is a breeze to make with things you already have at home.

For mine, I used an old laundry detergent bottle. You can use a milk jug and it will work well, too*.

To make a Homemade Watering Can

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Window Box Ideas

I love window boxes, the only problem is I can’t have any. So I have to live through others. If you need a couple of window box ideas here are some great ones!

This window box idea is from Martha Stewart and I think it is just brilliant!!

I just love the colors on

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Feed the Soil – not the plants

Feed the Soil – not the plants

by Les Oke


When most people get started with gardening they are usually driven by an urge to follow the conventional wisdom shown on TV or shown in most garden centers.

We are bombarded with ads for this and that miracle fertilizer which will make

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