Tracy Hare
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1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

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.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year - spring and fall. Awesome!

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.

The subtitle of Country Life says it all – “A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers.” Homesteading. 1980s Style.

"A Half-Acre Farm- a page from my favorite book, Country Life: A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers by Paul Heiney" I like the idea of plotting out where things would go. This is a smaller farm, so we could be flexible.

Sunflowers and Morning Glory

Sunflowers and Morning Glory: Sunflower (perennial) attracts Downy Woodpeckers and Goldfinch for the seeds and Butterflies for the nectar. Morning Glory attracts the Cloudless Sulpher Butterflies.

Blueberries – Growing the Superfruit

Will try anything at this point since I've lost several bushes.How to Grow Blueberries at Home - Growing the Superfruit @ Common Sense Homesteading