Do you want to own a garden full of flowers, vegetables, herbs, and other plants you love without spending zero dollars? If yes, keep reading the post today because we’ve listed some interesting ways that you will get free plants instead of buying expensive seeding outside. Check them out with us!
Cutting, saving seeds from healthy plants, or divide from mother plants… these are great ways that are preferred by many gardeners apply. These ways maybe are no strange when you are a gardener for a long time, but they are very useful for beginners. You just have a bit more patience while you wait for a clone to mature. They promise to keep you have a bountiful harvest in the next season. Save them in the experience of your garden. It’s so easy to get free plants!
Plant cuttings are the way to go when you’re looking for plants such as raspberries, blackberries, lilacs, or other berries and flowering shrubs.
#2 Saving Seeds
Saving seeds is a frugal way to plan and maintain your garden each year. It’s pretty easy to do too. You just need seeds from a healthy plant. Rinse them thoroughly, let them air dry in a single layer on a screen for a couple of weeks. Be sure they aren’t touching one another. Then store them in a dry, airtight container. Dusting the seeds with a little wood ash will help preserve them. Seeds stored this way will remain viable for 2-3 years.
#3 Divide Larger Plants
Your lemongrass plant has lots of new pups after a long time. And you should separate and replant or repot plants that are getting a little too big. You’ll end up with more plants, and the original plant will be healthier and happier for it.
#4 In The Wild
You can find great plants to add to your landscape out in the wild. It’s easy to find plants like daylilies that grow in abundance along the road. You can find wild roses growing in abundance in fields. Daylilies grow wild along many country roads. Toss a bucket and a small trowel in the car and dig a few up before they begin to bloom.
#5 As a Gift
You can use a plant as a gift for those who love planting on special occasions such as birthday, Christmas, or Mother’s/Father’s Day.