Monday, April 27, 2009

Japanese Beetle Spray

Japanese Beetle Spray

1/2 cup dried cayenne pepper

1/2 cup of jalapeno pepper

1 gallon of water

Add peppers to water and bring to a boil then let simmer....put a lid on the pot. Do Not lift lid off until the solution cools.

then strain and put into a spray bottle.

Keep this out of the reach of Children.

Happy Gardening...


Damping off solution

Damping of Solution

4 tsp Chamomile tea

1 teaspoon of liquid dish soap

1 quart boiling water

Mix tea and soap with water let this steep for at least an hour or longer.

Spray on little plants just as they sprout.

Happy Gardening...


Compost Tea

Compost Tea:

1 gallon of fresh compost

4 gallons of water

Put compost in a burlap bag or even pantyhose...tie up the top. Place the bag of compost in the 4 gallons of water let this steep for an hour or longer. If you can put the bucket in the sun.

Use after the water turns dark brown....great on all plants.

Happy Gardening...


Strawberry jump start

Strawberry Jump Start

1 can of beer

1/2 cup cold coffee

2 tablespoon of liquid dish soap

2 gallons of water

mix all items together in a big bucket...soak berries bare roots in solution for 10 minutes. Then plant strawberries right away and place the rest of solution on the plants.

Happy Gardening...


Black Spot Remover

Black Spot Remover:

15 tomato leaves

2 small onions

1/2 cup rubbing alcohol

chop the tomato leaves and onions finely...steep them in alcohol overnight. Then rub with a sponge brush into the mixture and apply to both top and bottoms of the infected Rose leaves.

Happy Gardening...