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Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  camprn on Mon 05 Apr 2010, 9:05 pm

These look like they may come in handy down the road. http://planetgreen.discovery.com/home-garden/homemade-organic-gardening-sprays.html


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Just curious

Post  Cornerstone on Mon 05 Apr 2010, 10:48 pm

Have you used any of these methods.



I've never used Garlic Oil Spray but i have used garlic powder sprinkled over the ground and lightly on the leaves.

Never used Hot Pepper Spray but i have used cheap "hot sauce" to help ward off cats. Just sprinkled it on the ground around the boxes and on the OUTSIDE edges of the boxes.
I've used Beer for the Slugs seems to work most of the time.

I would love to here what has and has not worked for others.
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vegetation killer

Post  SirTravers on Mon 05 Apr 2010, 10:55 pm

Here's an effective biodegradable vegetation killer.

Use 1/4 cup of biodegradable soap
1/4 cup of vinegar
1/4 cup of gin....get the cheap stuff
2 Tablespoons of salt

Mix together in a 32 ounce spray bottle and top off with water.
This kills anything you spray it on.

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Home made Garden Concoctions

Post  rds1955 on Wed 07 Apr 2010, 7:36 pm

I posted some links in the forum a few weeks ago to a few E-Books that can be downloaded.. one of them is a 159 page adobe PDF file that has a ton of home made formula's

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/general-sfg-talk-f5/some-files-on-garden-stuff-t585.htm#3655

Click on the one which is called "Mix your own Formula's"
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  FarmerValerie on Sun 08 May 2011, 8:29 am

Awesome Possum, cannot wait to look at these a bit more.
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  pelujilla on Sun 08 May 2011, 8:55 am

just read that if you tie strips of fabric softener around your garden, it will keep the deer away
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Homemade garden concoctions

Post  sherryeo on Sun 08 May 2011, 11:21 am

Wow, camprn, I love this link! I just spent a few minutes reading some of the information on there and it's just great. I'll be using this link.

It has the most complete listing of things you can compost I've ever seen. This is especially an interest for me right now because I hope to soon be set up to start composting in earnest. I hope to not have to depend on the big box stores for my compost from now on - that just doesn't seem to work out for anybody!! Some surprising thing on the list, though - latex? I don't know that I'd put latex or some of the other things mentioned in my compost. The site admits that everybody might not be comfortable using everything on the list. It's a personal choice.

This link has lots of information on how to do all kinds of things organically and "green."

Thanks for sharing!!! Very Happy
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  camprn on Sun 08 May 2011, 11:45 am

Yuppers!!! because the previous link doesn't work, I am reposting a link to rds' list link of great garden stuff! http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t585-some-files-on-garden-stuff
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ORGANIC RECIPES HOMEMADE

Post  has55 on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 1:59 pm

ORGANIC RECIPES HOMEMADE
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  Kelejan on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 2:10 pm

Some interesting recipes there; I have many ingredients on my shelves.

When I read the headline I wondered what yummy eats you were going to come up with. Very Happy
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  Scorpio Rising on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 6:18 pm

Yummy! Actually interesting despite the title!
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  Scorpio Rising on Sat 27 Feb 2016, 11:17 pm

Perfect! I love this stuff! Reminds me of Jerry Bakers PBS Series!
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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  sanderson on Thu 19 May 2016, 3:50 pm

Home made pesticides as posted by the Foundation on Facebook. http://mygardeningstories.com/make-homemade-garden-insect-spray-keep-bugs-bay/

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Re: Homemade garden concoctions & remedies

Post  sanderson on Thu 20 Apr 2017, 12:21 am

Happy to announce that my experiment with a vinegar, Epson salts and Dawn detergent works! I sprayed some weeds, went to the dentist, came back and they were crispy brown!

2 c.white vinegar, 1/4 c. Epsom salts and 1 teaspoon of Dawn. Dissolve well.

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