Measure and add the first ingredient to an empty milk jug, set it on a level surface, and use a permanent marker to make a line at the top of the liquid. Write the ingredient name in the space it occupies in the jug.Add other ingredients as needed, one at a time, marking and labeling after each addition.Next time you make the mix,you won't have to measure.Just use the markings on the milk jug!
Eggshells ~Weed killer~ Each time you creak an egg collect in the plastic container, egg shell and put in the fridge. Crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.
Clover making a comeback in lawns: Proponents of organic lawn care are pushing to bring clover back to wide use as a lawn plant, mixed with more conventional turf grasses. They point to clover's benefits, which include its ability to withstand drought, thrive in poor soil and supply nitrogen to other plants. White Dutch clover used to be common in lawns. But once petrochemical-based weed killers were introduced after World War II, that started to change, said Paul Tukey, founder of the...