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Gardening alchemy : 80 recipes and concoctions for organic fertilizers, plant elixirs, potting mixes, pest deterrents, and more

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"Garden Alchemy is filled with recipes and instructions for making homemade versions of dozens of gardening products, including fertilizers, pest deterrents, potting soils, and more"--
"Garden Alchemy is a hands-on guide for do-it-yourself gardeners who love to make things (and save money doing it!). This gardening project book is packed with creative and useful garden-related products you can make yourself. Each customizable project allows you to reduce expenses and fix common garden problems with minimal effort. Recipes for mixing your own potting soils and homemade organic fertilizers give you the freedom to choose what ingredients make their way into your garden. Step-by-step instructions for building pest traps, concocting soil tests, and constructing inexpensive DIY seed-starting equipment are accompanied by gorgeous, full-color photography. You'll also find recipes for natural pest deterrents and growth-boosting foliar sprays to help your garden grow strong all season long. Dozens of recipes and projects include:Homemade seed bombs, disks, and tapesGranular and liquid fertilizer recipes DIY rooting hormonePlant propagation instructionsSoil care recipes to adjust the pH and manage fertility13 specialty potting mixes7 clever traps for common garden pestsWritten by Stephanie Rose, the creative gardener behind the popular website Garden Therapy, this fun and beautifully illustrated book is packed with great ideas and inspiration for DIY gardeners who want to embrace their creativity and have more control of the garden's care. "--

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Bloomfield Public Library 635 Rose PB (Text)
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