You love spending time outside in your yard, but not so much with mosquitos for company. Bug spray helps, but there are also a bunch of plants that act as a natural bug repellant that’ll keep those pests from buzzing around. Head over to eBay and discover ten plants that keep mosquitos away and smell wonderful.





Sprinkle Baking Soda on Cabbages (and other Brassicas) to Thwart Caterpillars If those small green cabbage worms have been making Swiss cheese of your cabbage, broccoli, and kale plants, try this trick: Make a 50/50 combination of flour and baking soda, and dust it all over whichever plants the cabbage worms are eating. Theyll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..

Sweet Potatoes are easy to grow and are a wonderful storage crop. Not to mention that homegrown sweet potatoes are out-of-this-world delicious! This ultimate guide will show you how to grow, harvest, cure, and store sweet potatoes for winter eating! | Homestead Honey

3. Give Your Garden A Calcium Boost My blender rarely sees daylight, but now it might just get the chance to see the kitchen counter with this genius tip! Im starting to understand the idea behind compost a little more now that Im dabbling in the garden, so this just makes a lot of sense to me. Just like grinding your food makes it easier to digest, grinding eggshells makes it easy for your garden to absorb the calcium egg shells provide.