Art bury a banana peel 1 down at the base of a rosebush. The potassium will feed the plant and help it fight of diseases. ***Used banana peels, egg shells, coffee grounds and crushed Tums with calcium when planting tomatoes Sherry*** garden-yard-ideas
To encourage upward growth, pinch off new buds when they appear below the top leaves on the plant stalk. With proper care, in three years your Avocado will grow to an elegant, large-leaved houseplant about 3 feet tall.
Aspirin is a remedy for fungal plant problems (black spot, powdery mildew, and rust are a terrible trio of fungi). Dissolve two uncoated aspirin tablets milligrams each) in 1 quart of water and use as a foliar spray to thwart these diseases.
ROSE SPRAY-helps prevent diseases such as rust, blackspot, and powdery mildew. Mix together: baking soda mild dishwashing detergent vegetable oil 1 dissolved aspirin Add: water Mix together and pour into a spray rose. Spray roses every weeks.
trellis laid on an angle for climbing plants; good solution for heavier climbers (quash, watermelon) b/c of thickness & strength of wood panel. Once the vines start climbing the trellis, they provide shade for lettuces underneath.
Mini greenhouse ~ Cut the bottom off a gallon milk jug and when a cold snap is in the forecast, place the jug over your plant, to keep warm in early Spring and Fall. AND 25 No-Cost (or Low-Cost) Garden Tool Ideas