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. They'll eat the combo while munching the leaves, and die within a day or so. Repeat as necessary..
Be a Spring Explorer: 5 Nature Activities for Kids
Calling All Worms This surprisingly simple technique will unearth some surprising results! Find an area of loose, slightly moist soil (the dirt under a log or landscape timber works well) and push a 12- to 18-inch-long stick two to three inches into the ground. Vigorously rub another stick from side to side against it for about 2 minutes and watch as any worms in the vicinity wriggle to the surface. Try several areas in the yard to see which ones are the hottest worm hangouts.
Happy Monday! As I’ve said, I try to pick things for Make It Monday that with very little creativity can be easily adapted to any party theme or holiday. This Bunny Bait is an adaptation of my Leprechaun Lunch from a few weeks ago. I simply added a few more ingredients and a new tag and now I have an adorable and yummy spring treat.