Turn old newspaper into seedling pots. They can be planted directly into the ground as the paper will eventually biodegrade. You can form them by wrapping the paper around a jam jar or similar, or there are 'devices' that can be bought to make the pots.
I love vinegar! Rid your garden of aphids by spraying your plants with a solution of vinegar and water. 1 cup vinegar to a gallon of water. Vinegar is a natural pesticide so you can get rid of many critters by using a solution mixed with water.
spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Aphid Control Idea: I coat the yellow plastic cup on the outside, with Tree Tanglefoot, a very sticky substance that doesn’t wash off. The aphids are attracted to the color yellow, they fly onto the cups and the Tanglefoot catches them.
Recent studies show that many chemicals used in commercial soaps can actually be harmful for your skin, causing allergies and all sorts of reactions. Because of that, a growing number of people are becoming interested in learning how to make soap at.
Get Rid Of Ants (sugar, boric acid, warm water) : This is a miracle recipe for getting rid of those pesty ants that come every spring and summer. Mix up the solution, pack cotton balls in a jar cover, and put the solution on and they will be gone.
Great project - Grow carrots in your garden - in a partially submerged 2 liter soda bottle with the bottom cut off, enabling the kids to watch the roots & tops grow at the same time. and to see the carrots develop.
Cut with a knife, leaving an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, slit the stem from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division; each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.
Weed killer: 1 gallon vinegar, 2 cups epsom salt, cup dish soap not sure how this is organic unless she uses organic vinegar, organic Epsom salt & organic dishsoap- which I don't think is possible but more or less chemical free.