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15 Amazing Hacks To Care Houseplants With The Lowest Budget

by Marry Dell

#11 Boiled Vegetable, Pasta, or Rice Water

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The water from veggies, pasta, and rice has a wide range of beneficial nutrients such as traces of calcium, starch, carbohydrates, phosphorus, iron, zinc, and potassium, which boost the plant’s growth.

#12 Use Banana Peels as Fertilizer

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Banana peels are rich in potassium and phosphorus. Chop the peels, spread the bits in the center of the plants and water. Or bury them under the soil of potted plants or as a mulch.

#13 Use Baking Soda To Clean The Leaves Of Houseplant

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In order to help photosynthesis, the leaves of your plants should remain clean all time without dust. For this, just take a soft, lint-free, moist cloth soaked in water and sodium bicarbonate solution and gently clean the leaves.

#14 Using Aquarium To Water Indoor Plant

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Aquarium water also contains nutrients such as ammonia, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, and you can use it to water the plants. Also, it contains beneficial micro-organisms that help in nurturing the soil.

#15 Cornstarch Reduces Watering Needs

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Not only used in cooking, but cornstarch also is very beneficial for gardening, You can use cornstarch for plants by adding 2 tablespoons to a medium-sized pot. It will help in restoring the moisture and reduce the frequent watering requirements.

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