Twelve Handy Gardening Tips

 

● Sprinkle cinnamon on top of your soil to help stop fungus from growing on your seedlings. 

● Grow lush grass by adding 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spraying it. 

● Use the cut off top of an old plastic jug to protect a seedling and create a greenhouse. 

● Sweeten your tomato plant by sprinkling some baking soda on the soil around your plant. 

● Deter animals from getting into your still-growing garden by placing plastic forks upright in the soil. 

● Use a shoe organiser to make a space-saving vertical herb garden. 

● Use an old colander to make a hanging flower pot. 

● Grow roses from rose cuttings using potatoes as a base to stick the stem into – keeping the plant moist. 

● Paint some old tyres bright colours and use them as stacked flower pots. 

● Pot plant lighting can brighten up your whole garden. 

● Make a butterfly feeder by placing overripe fruit on a ceramic plate in a shady spot! 

● Keep garden tools from rusting by storing them in builder’s sand. 

 

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