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Garden Hacks That Will Save You Trouble And Make Your Plants a Lot Healthier

Garden Hacks That Will Save You Trouble And Make Your Plants a Lot Healthier

The trees are blooming, flowers blossoming, and summer is almost upon us (thank the Lord). That means it’s time to bust out the kneepads and gloves and get to work on that garden.

In lieu, here are some great tips to keeping it healthy and happy.

1. Keep rodents and other small animals out of your blooming flowers by putting plastic forks in the ground.

2. Wine boxes make quintessential planters.

5. Use eggshells as starts for smaller, more fragile plants.

4. Save some money – make use of all that rainwater.

5. Make a milk jug into a homemade greenhouse for growing seedlings.

6. Label your spices with whimsical, decorative garden stones.

7. Not only do coffee grounds deter small grazing animals like rabbits and squirrels, they also help nourish seedlings and shrubs during growth.

8. Make your own homemade weed killer.

9. Use potatoes to stabilize roses when planting them.

10. Citrus peels are great compost and can also help repel mosquitos and aphids as well.

11. Add tea bags to your compost. They have an abundance of nutrients.

12. Use diapers in planters to help retain water and mitigate soil loss.

13. Irrigate your plants by burying a plastic bottle with holes near the roots, and watering it directly.

h/t Diply