Instead of buying lots of gardening tools, you can make your garden better by using some unexpected items at home. Check out these tips!
If you're looking for a more romantic home for your succulents, vintage teacups can be a good choice. Simply line the bottom with a layer of small pebbles, fill the teacup with soil, and plant your succulents.
Finding soil with the right PH for plants is crucial, and baking soda and vinegar can help. The soil is acidic if it bubbles when you pour baking soda in, and is alkaline if it bubbles when adding vinegar. Following this method, you can easily decide what plants to grow.
There's a better way to dispose of your toilet paper rolls than just throwing them away! All you need to do is fill the paper tube with soil and seeds, and the useless paper rolls become containers, and the seeds can grow safely.
A scented soap can also keep garden pests away. Grind the soap into slices and spread it around the plants. Do this and you'll drive the pests out without harming your plants.
It may sound unreal, but potatoes are perfect for a single stem. If you want to grow roses, simply drill a hole in the potato, cut off an inch of the rose's branch, and insert the rose into the potato. In a few months, you'll be pleasantly surprised!
Cinnamon can be used not only in the kitchen but also in the garden. It protects seedlings from common diseases, prevents fungi from thriving, and even keeps ants away from young plants.
Rich in calcium and sodium, banana peels make great fertilizers that help your plant grow. Cut the peel into slices, and the nutrients will be absorbed even faster.
Even plastic forks can protect your garden from pests. Simply stick the fork handles next to your plant with the tines facing skyward. In this way, no animal dares to come near.
Citrus peels can also double up as plant containers. Simply drill 1-2 holes in the bottom of the peels and fill the skin with soil and seeds. These citrus peels can be used as fertilizers, thereby providing the necessary nutrients for plants.
To prevent small pests from eating your plants, try putting some broken eggshells around the plant. Always remember to wash the shells in advance, or the smell may attract mice.