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A Simple New York Retreat

Hope my garden looks like this...

from Butterfly Beat

Time to Harvest Sunflower Seeds: Here’s How to Do it

Time to Harvest Sunflower Seeds: Here’s How to Do it. Interesting article giving benefits of growing sunflowers for wildlife and insects, especially butterflies.

from Better Homes and Gardens

What to Prune When

Take the mystery out of when to prune your plants by following our quick-and-easy guide.

How To Grow Organic Apples Without Any Kind of Spray or Pesticide

Plant Buddies...guide on what to plant next to each other and which flowers keep certain bugs away. Fantastic info!!

Make cat-away spray Mix up a batch of cat-away spray. Combine 1 tsp of black pepper, dry mustard & cinnamon in a spray bottle with a few drops of citrus essential oil and a crushed garlic clove. Fill to the top with water. Apply to your garden beds. Rumour has it that this magic combination of strong scents is unparalleled kitty repellent.

Extensive List of Organic Pest Control Remedies for plants and garden.