Dieter Rams' "Ten principles for Good Design"- written about product design but just as applicable to presentations. Does the design enhance your message, does it help the audience understand, remember, learn?
Gardening with Epsom Salt - For potted plants, simply dissolve 2 tablespoons per gallon of water, and substitute this solution for normal watering at least once a month --article worth reading - gives lots of great ideas.
Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and is a natural weed killer. Sprinkle baking soda around all of the edges of garden areas to keep the grass and weeds from growing into flower beds. Just lightly cover the soil twice a year – spring and fall.
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.
Self made Miracle Grow. Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener, use about 1 Tablespoon in a 1 to 1 ratio but I don’t really measure it. You can also dissolve 1 Tablespoon into a gallon of w
Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. Roll will decompose.the toilet paper rolls got moldy before the plants grew. I will stick with growing my seeds in plastic containers .
recipe for weed killer : 2 C vinegar + 1 T liquid soap + 1 T salt Dog cone Mix first three ingredients in spray bottle. Will kill anything it touches. Place doggie cone over weeds. Spray, don’t pour, or nothing will grow there for a while.