A garden planted around your mailbox can boosts your home’s curb appeal.A mailbox garden takes little time to plant and requires little more than a shovel, garden soil, mulch and a few of your favorite plants and flowers.In this short video, the folks at Mississippi State Extension will show you how to create your own garden to make getting the bills a little more attractive.
The common name for lemon balm – Melissa officinalis. An aromatic, sweet herb perennial related to the mint family and grown in herb gardens for seasoning purposes.The herb is also used in liqueurs and used historically as a medicine. Growing up to 2-feet tall with 2-lipped flowers during the late summer.
Many homeowners like to incorporate citronella candles outdoors when they entertain as a natural mosquito repellent.The candles use pure citronella oil and other essential oils to create a natural solution for repelling mosquitoes.We’ve shared a post on plants used to repel mosquitoes. And one of the most popular plants used in many commercial products to control mosquitoes is the lemongrass, citronella grass or citronella plant (cymbopogon nardus).
Did you know there are many health benefits of black coffee! If you love drinking your coffee black… I’m starting to! If you do, you are going to love it more when you learn about what it can do for you and your health.It is no secret that a hot cup of black coffee a day especially in the morning can perk you up instantly and put you in the right mood for the whole day.
Molds are part of the natural environment. They can cause many negative symptoms such as respiratory problems as well as infections (especially those with pre-existing respiratory diseases), heart problems, and allergy symptoms.Mold BasicsMold control starts with moisture control.If you have a mold problem in your home, clean up the mold promptly and fix the water problem.
If you didn’t already hate cockroaches, this post may make you want to never see a cockroach again.You’ll find 20 cockroach facts that you probably do not know yet. However the post also presents cockroaches as an interesting creature, very different from any other. For example:Cockroaches can live in sand dunes and icebergsOne female roach can be impregnated just once to lay eggs for their entire lifeOne female roach can lay up to 2 million eggs per yearCockroaches also love to eat glue.