To control black spots on roses use milk & water. How to make it: Add 1 cup of milk to 2 cups of water. Spray mixture directly onto rose leaves with a handheld spray bottle to protect them from black spots.
Pop Riveter Clamping Tool - Homemade clamping tool adapted from a manual pop riveter. A looped piece of wire, intended as a hose clamp, is tensioned and twisted by the riveter, with the excess cut off and folded over.
Gardening Ideas: Cinnamon Makes a Great Rooting Hormone Substitute! (All Things Plants)Use cinnamon as a substitute for rooting hormone. It also kills fungus and bacteria at the same time. I will never buy Rootone again : )
Know your soil - do a Mason Jar Soil Test. I did this years ago when I first started gardening. I ended up adding sand to my garden spot. I have had poor soil conditions for the last 10 years or so and have added organic material and composted material