Zuzka Jurkova
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Homemade Birdseed Cakes. (vegetarian suet alternative)    1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter    1/2 cup vegetable shortening    1 cup cornmeal or cracked corn    1 cup bird seed/sunflower hearts/oiled sunflower seeds    1 cup whole wheat flour

(vegetarian suet alternative) cup crunchy peanut butter cup vegetable shortening 1 cup cornmeal or cracked corn 1 cup bird seed/sunflower hearts/oiled sunflower seeds 1 cup whole wheat flour

This looks quite labor intensive, but I have been seeing these for years and I bet they last forever.  Just wondering tho, can the steel belts in tires even be cut?  Visit alternative-energy-gardning.blogspot.com

I have to admit, I find these recycled tire planters charming. Planting containers made from tires are pretty easy to make and cost almost nothing. Since it costs to dispose of tires, getting a few used wheels from a local auto shop should be a snap.

Try this germination test at home to see if they’re worth planting, or if you should be buying new seeds this year.

Alternative Gardning: How to Do a Quick Germination Test: Open paper towel and place a minimum of 10 seeds on one side of towel. Fold paper towel over covering seeds completely.

Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products, and get this: it's absolutely 100% natural. The best way (in my opinion) to use Borax is to mix 1 cup of warm water with 1/2 cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then soak the Borax mixture up with cotton balls or put it in a container and place near any trails the ants have established in your home.

Homemade Ant Killer -- mix 1 cup warm water with cup sugar and 2 tablespoons Borax; soak Borax mixture with cotton balls or put in a container and place near any trails the ants have established in your home.

Use your recycled 2-litre bottles with Aqua Cones to keep your plants and flowers watered. Aqua Cones work with any soil type because they were designed with punch-out holes near the top for sandy soil, near the middle for loam, and near the bottom for heavy soils.

Use your recycled 2 -litre bottles with Aqua Cones to keep your plants and flowers watered. Aqua Cones work with any soil type because they were designed with punch out holes near the top.