18 Clever Gardening Hacks And Tips That You Should Know

18 Clever Gardening Hacks And Tips

#11 Use Kitchen Scraps To Make Your Own Fertilizer

One simple tip is to make your own fertilizer using scraps that are collected from the kitchen. These may include banana peels, eggshells, coffee powder, and veggie peels. You can make a fully organic compost to nourish your plants.

#12 Use Toilet Paper Rolls For Starting Seedlings

This is another great way to seed. Any kind of seed will work in a toilet paper seed pot, but they are especially good for planting seeds that do not like to have their roots disturbed. Consider getting a head start on your melons, pumpkin, sunflower, peas, and beans. This is also a fantastic project to do with your kids.

#13 Plant Plastic Forks To Keep Animals Away

This is a great easy and effective solution to keep animals stay away from your garden without getting any hurts.

#14 Sprinkle Cinnamon Powder On Seedlings To Keep Them Disease Free

Here is another quick tip to ensure that your seedlings remain free of disease and fungal growth. Use cinnamon powder directly on the seedlings to prevent them from getting affected by various diseases. Simply sprinkle the powder around and on the seedlings.

#15 Put Coffee Filters In Pots

Place a coffee filter at the bottom of the pot to line it and prevent the soil and water from draining out fast.

#16 Create Fairy Gardens With Broken Pots

You can make a miniature in your pot that is broken like this.

#17 Build A Raised Garden Bed With Cement Blocks

A cement block raised garden bed is easy to build and will give you years of use.

#18 Use Upcycled Milk Jug As A Watering Can

You can make a watering can by using an upcycled milk jug to save your money. They are easy to make at home. All you need is a screw or a regular nail. Then you use a hammer and lightly made 5 holes in the cap. Fill the jug up with water, and the milk jug turned into a watering can.

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