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Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes best bug repellent

 Mosquito is the name of a painful insect, small in size.  Many people are deprived of sleep at night due to the pain of this painful insect.  And just sleep at night, even during the day now there is no protection from the pain of mosquitoes.  Even so, the anxiety would be less.  But in addition to suffering, they also spread various deadly diseases like dengue, chikungunya, malaria, filariasis.  Although there are various types of sprays, liquidators, coils, incense, etc. available in the market today to repel mosquitoes.  However, it is not possible to drive away mosquitoes in any of them.  On the contrary, our health is being severely damaged as a result of excessive use of these chemicals.  As a result, it has become very important to find a natural way to get rid of mosquitoes.  So let's not know about the effective ways to repel mosquitoes in a natural way.Natural ways to repel mosquitoesCamphor Camphor  Camphor is an effective way to repel mosquitoes in a natural way.  Mosquitoes cannot tolerate the pungent smell of camphor at all.  As a result camphor will help get rid of mosquitoes around your house or apartment.  To do this, place a 50 gram camphor tablet in a small bowl filled with water and place the bowl with the camphor in the corner of the room. …

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Why do my succulents die so quickly?

Why do my succulents die so quickly? I’ve tried waiting to water them and I’ve tried watering them when I first get them. The only way that I water them is by sitting them in a small amount of water and letting them absorb the amount they need You are killing them with water. Succulents, even bromiliads, orchids snake plants ( mother in law tongue) do not need water, it rots their roots very quickly. Most grow naturally on rock, pure sand, attached to trees, in very well draining, low nutrient media. If you want succulents, throw them in small gravel, or pure sand, then put in a well lit window, full sun or participate sun, based on light needs, and then ignore for a couple months. If you want to have plants to fiddle with, over care for etc, get needy plants that require frequent water, fertilizer and trimming. I have mine in all areas, I never actually water them. They get rain if it rains, they may get mist or splashes, when I water around them, and humidity does the rest. When my friend who has a huge property trims/digs up back her snake plants, bromiliads, succulents, etc, she just lays piles all over in the sun, it could be weeks before I get over there and they are all fine,…

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Balcony plants Mint Leaves Turning Yellow? Rescue Your Plants Today!
balcony plants Mint Leaves Turning Yellow

Balcony plants Mint Leaves Turning Yellow? Rescue Your Plants Today!

Balcony plants Mint Leaves Turning Yellow Mint has a well-deserved reputation for being a hardy, easy-to-grow herb. In fact, it spreads so readily that it can quickly become an invasive pest plant that takes over a whole garden of Balcony plants! But that doesn’t mean mint is immune from problems that can cause yellowed, sickly-looking foliage and stunted growth. In this article, you’ll learn about 6 reasons for mint leaves turning yellow: Too much moistureUnder-wateringInsufficient sunlightInsect attacksNutrient deficienciesFungal or viral plant diseases You’ll also find out what you can do to bring back that healthy green color. Let’s get to it and rescue your plants! 1. Too Much Moisture This can occur for mint plants growing either in containers or in the ground.  With potted mint, there are two possible issues: You’re being overly generous in your wateringYour pot has insufficient or blocked drainage If you’re growing mint in the ground, the real issue is likely not your watering habits but rather your soil quality. Clay is an absorbent material that readily retains moisture. If your soil has a high clay content, the water gets trapped in the shallow soil instead of draining downwards. Thus, your mint plant’s root system stays surrounded by water. Whatever the situation, too much moisture can lead to three serious problems: Starvation. Your plant can’t absorb nutrients from the soil.Suffocation. Plants…

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Most Economical Ways to Decorate art for wall Without Levelling
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Most Economical Ways to Decorate art for wall Without Levelling

Looking at designer interiors, we dream of a similar space. The desire disappears when you start to monitor the prices for finishing materials, decorative elements, and other little things. Sadly, this kind of repair turns the apartment into a battlefield, because you have to beat off the old plaster, apply a new one, level the walls ... And if we do without such complications, but to make a designer repair? Let's figure out how to decorate the walls in a house or cottage to feel like the celebrity of glossy magazines. So here is a list of 9 Most Economical Ways to Decorate Walls Without Levelling. art for wall Most Economical Ways to Decorate art for wall Without Levelling 1. The Aesthetics of Brick and Concrete Walls can be made free of decorative coatings and left in their original form. This applies to apartments as well as private homes. Concrete or brick surfaces are decorative in their own way, as the loft-style successfully proves.It is not necessary to turn your apartment into an industrial-looking room - an accent on one wall or part of it is enough.https://2b2007019fe2fd20b22c393b2eaea98c.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html Most Economical Ways to Decorate art for wall Without Levelling Bumps and cracks can be accentuated with contrasting paint: just apply it to the holes, and remove the excess with sandpaper. To keep the walls from…

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What Plants Can Grow Without Drainage?

It may sound like an odd question when you consider it, so why would you want to know about plants that can grow without drainage? There may be many reasons: perhaps you want to grow plants indoors or don’t have any outdoor space? Or maybe you’ve seen a friend with their cacti and succulents, and thought you’d like to have some too! Succulents make a great choice as they are fascinating and, when you start to get into the routine, surprisingly easy to nurture. As we all know, most plants like to be watered often. Succulents – and cacti – generally grow in arid areas, so are used to very little water (we will cover the subject of watering your succulents shortly). However, they do still need watering, and this is where the problems arise when growing succulents without drainage in the container. Before we talk about why this might happen, here’s a bit more about succulents, and why they make such interesting plants. What Are Succulents? Succulents are a group of plants that have adapted to thrive in very arid locations. While they do need water, they don’t need great amounts. Like cacti, they store water in their leaves or body areas – they are sometimes known as ‘fat plants’ – giving them a fleshy appearance. Many succulents produce beautiful flowers, although this can be a difficult…

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How to Build a DIY Bathroom Floating Shelf

Many people forget to include easy-to-access storage space in their bathroom design, and out of necessity, bathroom shelves are added as an afterthought. You might have space inside the vanity and the medicine cabinet, but where do you put small things you need right away, such as cosmetics, toiletries, and razors, not to mention decorative items that personalize your space? Until you get some bathroom shelves, you’ll probably have a clutter problem around the sink. To fix this problem, I created a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a simple DIY Bathroom Floating Shelf for your bathroom. You can buy bathroom shelves, of course. However, building it yourself gives you the ability to make it any size and shape you want. Time to Complete 4 hours Total Cost $55 Skill Level Intermediate Tools for this project Tape MeasureDrillMiter SawTable SawNail GunKreg JigSander Material List 1x8x6′ (x2)1x10x8′ (x2)1x10x4′ (x1)1 1/4″ Brad NailsWood Glue1 1/4″ pocket hole screws Note: Lumber dimensions are listed as nominal size.  See lumber sizes for actual dimensions vs nominal. Disclosure: Some of the links on this page as well as links in “tools for this project” and “material list” sections are affiliate links. Dimensions Cut List Step 1 – Start with Cutting Two Back Pieces for the Bathroom Shelf Take 1×8 board and cut two pieces to 64″ in length with a miter saw.…

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the best soil for the lemon tree that you Can Grow in your Garden
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the best soil for the lemon tree that you Can Grow in your Garden

the best soil for lemon tree There are lots of benefits to derive from the best soil for the lemon trees: fragrant flowers, ornamental value, and tasty fruits that bring variety to the kitchen. Surprisingly, they are easy to care for and they can be grown in many regions of the world. To grow lemon trees outside throughout the year you might have to reside in a warm area. However, lemon trees can also grow in containers in cooler climates so they can be overwintered within a building. There are different types of lemons available that can be grown both in the garden and for commercial purposes. what are the Different Types of Lemons Tree?Pink Variegated Lemon TreePink Variegated Lemon TreeThe pink variegated lemon is an ornamental plant that is especially attractive. It produces acidic low-seed lemons. The foliage of the lemon is variegated, with ovate, glossy leaves with splashes of creamy yellow in random patches. Throughout the year, this plant produces beautiful flowers of vibrant pink buds. During summer and spring, they are more abundant. The fruits of pin variegated lemon trees are round in shape. The young lemons have unique green stripes. Their skins turn solid yellow as the lemons ripen, while the inner flesh has a pale pink color. This type of fruit is harvested throughout the year and is…

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How to Ripen Green Tomatoes Off the Vine
Ripen Green Tomatoes

How to Ripen Green Tomatoes Off the Vine

How to Use Fruit to Ripen Green Tomatoes You can ripen green tomatoes by picking them before the first frost of the fall season. Choose one of the proven methods that can turn green tomatoes into delicious red ones. Green tomatoes will continue to ripen after they've been pulled from the vine. You can speed up the ripening process by placing green tomatoes with  other tomatoes  that are in the process of ripening. You can also place them with fruit, such as a  yellow banana  or apple that hasn't finished ripening How to Tell If a Banana Is Still Ripening It's easy to tell if a banana is still in the process of ripening. You can find green tinges along the tips of the banana. Supplies for Using a Banana to Ripen Your Tomatoes Within a few days, of placing your green tomatoes with a ripening banana, your tomatoes will begin to turn red. Brown paper bag big enough for several tomatoes and one bananaGreen tomatoes1 yellow banana with slightly green areas Instructions Wash and dry the green tomatoes.Place the tomatoes in the brown paper bag along with the banana.Fold the end of the bag loosely closed and store in a warm dark place.Try to ensure the tomatoes aren't touching each other. Check on Your Tomatoes and Banana Be sure to open the paper…

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What Types of Pest Insects Does Diatomaceous Earth (DE) Kill?

This includes fleas, mites, lice, ants, millipedes, earwigs, cockroaches, silverfish, bed bugs, crickets, cockroaches, centipedes, pill bugs, sow bugs, most beetles, fungus gnat larvae, and some grubs. While it doesn’t outright kill them, many snails and slugs do not like to crawl over DE (and it slows them down), so it can be used as a protective barrier or deterrent. We add a light dusting of DE under the wood shaving bedding in our chicken coop to prevent mites and lice.  Diatomaceous earth is not effective against caterpillars such as cabbage worms. Because of their thick gooey mucus layer that helps them travel safely through gritty soil, DE does not harm earthworms either. That means you can safely use a light dusting of DE in a worm compost bin that has become infested with mites, fungus gnats, or ants. Diatomaceous earth is considered relatively safe for bees – when it is applied correctly, in moderation, and not in direct contact with them.  Is DE Safe for Humans, or to Use Around Pets? The good news is, DE is proven to be almost completely safe around humans, mammals, and wildlife! Chemically, DE is pure silicon dioxide (SiO2) and is non-toxic. In fact, diatomaceous earth is commonly used in the food and beverage industry for grain storage and beer or wine filters. It is often fed to dogs, cats, and…

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Homemade Garlic Spray: A Non-Toxic Insecticide

My dad is a master gardener! Okay… maybe not master, but he is to me ( I can’t even keep potted herbs alive… but I’m working on it). As long as I can remember, my dad’s garden has produced a beautiful bounty of fresh vegetables every summer. Unfortunately, there are some nasty bugs that attempt to completely derail all of his hard work! Now not all bugs are created equal when it comes to your garden. In fact, some are even beneficial! I think we have all heard by now that we need to save the bees! Bees are incredibly beneficial to your garden and essential for pollination. Ladybugs are also considered beneficial, as they feast on parasite bugs that kill your plants! But there are loads of other insects that can wreak major havoc on your garden. One of the main offenders are aphids (pictured below). These buggers feed on almost all fruit and vegetable plants, flowers and shade trees. And here’s the kicker with aphids: they reproduce like crazy. The females can even reproduce without mating. Awesome. Aphids 1. A good strong watering or rainstorm will help kill the aphids. 2. Companion plants, such as marigolds can be very effective in keeping harmful insects such as beetles and aphids off of your plants! As you can see, my dad’s beautiful garden…

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HOW TO PLANT ONIONS
HOW TO PLANT ONIONS

HOW TO PLANT ONIONS

There are many different onion varieties and they all come in different sizes and colors. So whether you plant to plant red onions, yellow onions, or Spanish onions, the directions are all the same. And, don't forget that you can also pull onions while they're young and enjoy some fresh green onions! Onion transplants can be purchased from your local nursery, and these are onion plants that have been planted and are now ready to be transplanted directly into your garden. Transplants will usually grow within 65 days, but they are sensitive to diseases. Onion sets are immature bulbs that were grown the previous year and by far the most popular choice for gardeners. This is because onion sets are easy to plant, quick to harvest, and not very susceptible to diseases. When purchasing onion sets, you'll notice that they are identified by three different “varieties”: red, white, and yellow. If you're looking to grow green onions, be sure to choose the white onion variety. Pro Tip: look for 1/2″ diameter bulbs – these are least likely to bolt. Onion seeds offer a wide range of variety to gardeners as you can carefully pick and choose from hundreds of onion varieties. The only problem though is that it can take up to 4 months for onions to mature. If you live in a colder climate, be…

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Making Compost – Tips And Tricks
Making Compost – Tips And Tricks

Making Compost – Tips And Tricks

Making compost is one of those things that’s an art and a science. But believe me, it’s really not that difficult especially once you’ve decided what type of composter you are going to use. Even if you don’t follow the strict layering and greens to browns ratios (which I don’t), you can still get perfectly good compost. Making Compost: Quicker and Easier Here are some general tips that will help you out: You don’t want a bin with too many or large holes; the compost will dry out at the edges. You don’t want a completely closed bin either (unless you’re using a Bokashi system) or else your compost heap will not be able to breathe. If making compost in your own wood enclosure make sure the wood isn’t chemically treated; especially if using pallets – use the ones with the letters HT (heat-treated) not MB (chemically treated). You don’t want all those chemicals leaching into your compost then into your garden. If using wood to make an enclosure for the pile, line the bottom with bricks not wood. Because the wood on the bottom will eventually rot. It’s better if your pile sits on soil and not a hard surface. This will help it get colonized faster by the necessary critters and prevent smelly and staining buildup on the floor. Making Compost: Trouble shooting compost problems If your heap becomes too…

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Berries to grow at your home garden
Berries to grow at your home garden

Berries to grow at your home garden

A berry is a pulpy, edible fruit that can either be sweet or sour. The most common berries include strawberries,  raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, red currants, white currants, and black currants. Most of the berries belong to England,  United Kingdom. Bacciferous or baccate is referred to as a plant bearing berries. There are various kinds of berries available to us. Some are edible while some are poisonous. Here we are going to tell you some berries to grow in your home garden Did you know that bananas are also a part of the berry family? Watermelons and pumpkins are giant berries which are a source of fibers. Berries have been largely associated with culinary purposes. They are used in preparing jams, pies, cakes, preserves. Berries are among the best fruits to have as they have been a source of health benefits like:  Berries are loaded with antioxidants. They contain a large number of fibers.Plus, they are good for the skin.They help in fighting cancer.Berries also help reduce inflammation.Lower the cholesterol levelsHigh in nutrients. It helps in increasing insulin levels.  Berries are available in vivid colors and tastes.  Due to pigmentation, berries are available in vivid colors. They generally grow in places where full sunlight and pH of the soil must be slightly acidic. Some berries require water for adequate growth.  Growing berries is quite an easy process but…

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Spring Ready Garden Ideas 2020
Spring Ready Garden Ideas

Spring Ready Garden Ideas 2020

Spring Ready Garden Ideas Spring Ready Garden Ideas When flowers begin to bloom, birds start to chirp, it is an indication that the spring has arrived.  It usually comes between the months of March to May. Spring’s nickname is “king of all seasons “ as it brings grandeur to nature. The temperatures are slightly high during this season. Varieties of fruits, vegetables, and flowers are sown by farmers and more yield is gained. Here we are going to provide you with some best spring-ready garden ideas. See that the soil is fertile enough for the crops to grow. Here is a list of crops that grow during spring garden ideas: Flowers: Daffodil, Tulip, Camellia, Hyacinth. Vegetables: Tomatoes, Eggplants, Cauliflower, Carrots, Kale, Broccoli, Radish.Fruits: Apricots, Strawberries.  Spring Ready Garden Ideas These are some perfect spring gardening ideas as you get to taste many varieties Daffodils Scientifically named Narcissus, these plants bear flowers during spring. If a spring garden idea comes to your mind, start gardening with daffodils. The yellowish petals will attract people towards your garden. Daffodils grow during a time period of six weeks to six months also. They can sustain in any type of soils ranging from clay to sand, yet they grow in moist and fertile soil. The soil must be either slightly acidic or neutral. 60 degrees Fahrenheit is the ideal temperature for the daffodils…

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Simple DIY Valentines Day Decor Ideas
Simple DIY Valentines Day Decor Ideas

Simple DIY Valentines Day Decor Ideas

Valentines Day Decor Ideas Valentine's Day Decor Ideas Valentine may be a great holiday for a celebration, but now you would like to seek out Valentine decorations for your party. It matters what you would like your party to be like. Starting together with your invites, ready to "> you'll go a touch different you would possibly be able to find some pre-cut cards within the shape of a heart. Using any cursives fonts will work for the writing for the cards. From there you're getting to start with the party, are you going for something bigger than at your average party. Hearts and red and pink are things that are the most decorations. Yet if you would like to undertake something different you'll accompany a special route. Maybe rather than using both pink and red for your Valentine decorations you'll use one among those colors at the most color. From there maybe you'll add a white accent, like white roses for the tabletops. You don’t need to add plenty of hearts to form a Valentine party, just throwing in on the day are going to be enough. You don’t want your guests to steer into an area filled with hearts; less works great. Candles are an excellent idea for Valentine's decorations; they’ll give the party a pleasant romantic feeling.Now if you’re having…

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