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Handy Garden Hints For The Day: Radishes & Snails!

Radishpods
RADISHES:
Have you ever left radishes in the garden so long, they went to seed? Save the crunchy seed pods and use them in salads. They are delicious. Or let the seeds pods dry out and save the seeds for planting next year.

SNAILS:
Here is a new idea for keeping snails out of your flowerpots. Smear a bit of menthol heat rub (like Ben-Gay or Tiger Balm) around the rim of each pot. The snails will not cross over! I’m sure you will need to re-apply every once in awhile.

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About the Author:

Theresa Loe is the founder of Living Homegrown® and the Canning Academy®. For 9 years, Theresa was the Co-Executive Producer & Canning Expert on the national PBS gardening series, Growing A Greener World®. Theresa homesteads on just 1/10th of an acre in Los Angeles with her husband, two sons and several disorderly but totally adorable chickens. Learn more about Living Homegrown here and about the Canning Academy here.