A well maintained garden not only adds to the charm of your home, but also helps you stay fitter. Gardening is a great stress-buster and is one the many things suggested for a healthy lifestyle. It helps you reduce osteoporosis risk while it also lowers your diabetes risk. The environmental benefits associated with gardening are too known to be mentioned, while if you’re growing a vegetable garden, you’d certainly be having healthier organically grown veggies to eat. Here are some tricks you can do to improve your garden and cut down the cost involved in maintaining it.
Use toilet paper rolls to make biodegradable planters
Growing Moss Graffiti is also quite easy.
Here’s how you can cut succulent to begat more succulents.
Use a lemon rind or an eggshell to grow a seedling.
Make a watering can with a gallon jug.
Even a shovel could be made out of a gallon jug.
Here’s how you can make a cool herb garden for your living room.
Use the leftover store-bought cuttings to plant basil.
You can plant celery as well.
Grow onions on your own
A hanging garden can be made out of shower caddies.
Your shoe rack can be used to make a vertical herb garden.
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Make seed tapes out of toilet paper.
Leftover coffee grounds can keep critters away from ground, while it also enriches the soil.
You can use coffee filters to keep soil from leaking out of the pot’s drainage.
Car wax can mend your tools like gardening shears.
Add baking soda to home-grown tomato plants and make the fruit less tart.
Keep your tools in building sand and keep them from rusting.
Test your old seeds on paper before planting them.
Diapers can be used to retain moisture in a planter.
You can keep your hydrangeas perky with alum.
Vodka can be used to keep cut flower fresh for a longer time.
Use beer to kill slugs.
Use broken pots by turning them into plant markers.
Even seed packets can be used to remember what you planted.
Why buy a trellis when you can use zip ties and bamboo poles to make one?
Plants can be swapped seasonally by planting them in their pots.