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How to Make Your Own Self-watering Plant Spikes (I use a push pin to make a small hole in the water bottle cap)

How to Make Your Own Self-watering Plant Spikes

Self-watering plant spikes are teardrop-shaped glass devices that make watering while you are away simple. All you must do is fill the bulbs of the devices with water and insert.

The best wasp/yellowjacket repellant for summer picnics: 2 ounces of mint extract. 2 ounces peppermint extract. 10 ounces rubbing alcohol. Pour ingredients into spray bottle and label. Spray down picnic area and play area. The mint is neurotoxic to bees and wasps. Somehow they know to stay away, but if you spray it on them directly it can also kill them.

Natural Wasp/Yellow Jacket Spray = 2 oz of each plus 10 oz rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle

How to keep your plants alive while on vacation - Crafty Little Gnome

How to keep your plants alive while on vacation

Love this! "DIY WATERING GLOBE Holds so much more water than the aqua globes Could do this with wine bottles and decorate them? Great for houseplants while ur on vacation

Wondering what to do with your plants when you have to leave town and need to keep them watered?    Why not try this Pop Bottle Drip Irrigation System.    Simply take a plastic bottle, poke small holes in the bottom, place it inside your planter next to the roots of your plants, and fill the bottle with water. Then screw on the lid of the bottle, and you'll have an automatic drip system for your plants while you're away.

Drip irrigation with mineral water bottle is an easy way of watering plants. No cost involved in making this. No power or piping required for supplying water. It is very easy to make. Take an empty mineral water bottle. Then make 4 or 5 small holes

Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, she fill the bottom with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles!  They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight!

Instead of putting rocks in the bottom of big porch planters, fill with sealed empty plastic 20 ounce bottles! They give the pot the drainage it needs, without adding all that extra weight!

Growing Peonies - The quintessential perennial, Peonies can live for an astounding 40 to 50 years.

How to Grow + Care for Peonies. My favorite flower (Peonies can live for 40 to 50 years)

Slugs will eat cornmeal, even though it kills them. Put cornmeal in a jar turned on its side near the affected plants...!!!

Slugs will eat cornmeal, even though it kills them. Put cornmeal in a jar turned on its side near the affected plants. Cornmeal kills ants too.

watergeefsysteem met lege flesjes, handig (met vakanties)

With summer just around the corner, consider automatic plant watering tools like these Aqua Spikes to save water in your garden. Aqua Spikes are designed to fit onto recycled soda bottles, and disperse water only when your plants need it!

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