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Hanging Herb Garden

herbs An Upcycled Herb Garden. Here's what you'll need: * Soup cans (cleaned and labels/glue removed) * Spray paint * Chalk board paint (and chalk) * Paint brush * Twine (optional) * Drill. Tutorial from link - Cute idea for limited space

WHO KNEW?  I did this, and I have NO weeds/grass growing in my pavers!  5 pound bags of Baking Soda at Costco for less than $5.00 - then : Sweep Baking Soda into Sidewalk Cracks to Discourage Weeds. Simply pour or sweep a thick layer of baking soda into sidewalk and patio cracks. The baking soda will kill any small weeds that are already there, and prevent new ones from sprouting

WHO KNEW? 5 pound bags of Baking Soda Sweep Baking Soda into Sidewalk Cracks to Discourage Weeds. Simply pour or sweep a thick layer of baking soda into sidewalk and patio cracks.

Keep slugs off your hostas by putting coffee grounds around them

Keep slugs off your hostas by putting coffee grounds around them. Funny thing I have been adding coffee grinds to my garden bed to enriched the soil for my hostas

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Awesome!

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.

Adding a few copper coins to your birdbath will prevent algae from growing! If you use pennies, make sure they are pre-1982.

To prevent algae growth from your bird bath, drop copper pennies in. Before pennies contained copper, a natural algicide.

Pinner says . . . Work a bag of dry concrete mix into the soil where stone is to sit, lay stone, water it all in so it sets just like Jello only harder!

a small stone road in the garden. Pinner says . Work a bag of dry concrete mix into the soil where stone is to sit, lay stone, water it all in so it sets just like Jello only harder!

the world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. This is so true-  every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt = great garden all season.

All in one organic fertilizer + pesticide. The world's most perfect fertilizer + pesticide is epsom salt. every other week- 1 gallon of water, 1 TBSP of miracle grow and 3 TBSP of epsom salt- I promise a great garden all season.