Suggestions & Hints are posted here for interest only.
Many have not been tested in the Printlace household.

Garden Hose

Before screwing the end of the hose into the spigot, rub both with a light coating of petroleum jelly. The hose will screw off more easily.

Healthier Tomato Plants

Plant a few sprigs of dill near your tomato plants to prevent tomato worms on your plants.

Click for Care Instructions ... Orchids

Click for Care Instructions...Yellow Wing Hibiscus

Attracting Birds

Drop marbles in your birdbath. Birds are attracted to bright colors.

Get Rid of Weeds
Carefully pour boiling water from teakettle over them. Watch splashing!

Newspaper Weeds Away
Wet newspapers, put layers around the plants overlapping as you go cover with mulch and forget about weeds. Weeds will get through some gardening plastic they will not get through wet newspapers.

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