Hopscotch Play Mat by A Girl and a Glue Gun - The Idea Room. We made this with a glue gun (and a sewing machine), using an old sheet for the mat. It was a total production and an awesome project for kids (ages 10 and
Baking Soda neutralizes the PH in soil, and controls weeds. Use Baking Soda on pathways and around the edges of flower beds to keep weeds from growing into beds. Sprinkle it on the soil so it covers it lightly. Do this in Spring & Fall.
Often times when we talk about Companion Planting we discuss the plants that should always be planted side-by-side in our gardens. Here is the dish on what plants to NOT plant together when you are companion planting!
Melon and squash cradles: raises melons and squash off the soil for even ripening while increasing air circulation underneath fruit to prevent rot Use the plastic paper plate holders from the dollar store and an empty spool of thread to hold it up.
Freeze fresh herbs in olive oil! Add the cubes to pasta/potato dishes, soups, or roasting onions, garlic, & veggies; These have a six month freezer life and do need to be stored separately to preserve individual flavors of the herbs.