Did you know that insecticidal soap is one of the best cures for soft bodied pests like aphids, leaf miners and mites?
Sometimes you just can't expose your plants to enough sunlight, like if you live in an apartment and you don't have a backyard. But that's not a problem, because there are some beautiful plants that grow in the shade, so you can plant them in your apartment or any shady spot of your backyard. #houseplantsdesign
Natural Herbicide Weed Killer: vinegar, 1 T liquid soap, 1 T salt, Dog cone Mix first three ingredients in spray bottle. Will kill anything it touches. Place dog cone over weeds. Spray, don& pour or nothing will grow there for a while.
Small-Space Bird and Butterfly Garden You don't need a large yard to attract birds and butterflies. This compact garden includes wildlife favorites like bee balm, sedum, and butterfly bush. Taken together, these plants provide both food and shelter for visiting creatures of all sizes and types. Garden size: 9 by 6 feet
Irish Spring and a cheese grater. Apparently squirrels hate the smell of the soap, so they'll stay out of your garden. as well as deer and mice. Rather than grate it, I cut chunks of Irish Spring soap.