Finding new, interesting ways to tackle everyday tasks is fantastic. These gardening hacks and tricks you may never heard of will make any garden beginners to start as a pro. As the weather heats up, many people are itching to get back out in the garden — and thanks to creative web users sharing with us a green thumb may be easier than ever. Gardening can be fun and rewarding and I am sure you will get excited to turn your yard into a secret garden as I do! I’m all about the instant gratification, and I like to make things easy. So any tips or tricks to get my garden blooming as fast and as quickly as possible is a win that I would like to know.
Irrigate your yard using milk jugs or pop bottles with holes in them.
Double the use of the rain water- make a rain barrel.
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Make your own non-toxic weed killer.
Egg shells can also be used to nourish your soil- save your egg shells, then break them up into your plant soil. Like this:
Use diapers to retain moisture and prevent soil from falling out of potted plants.
Sprinkle coffee grounds on your plants to deter rabbits or squirrels. But you can also use them on seedlings and flowering shrubs to give them an extra boost in nutrition and to keep them happy via Creek Line House.
Citrus peels also work in compost and can be used in your garden to repel mosquitoes and get rid of aphids via Premeditated Leftovers.
Add tea bags to your compost to add nutrients via The Gardening Cook.
Prevent animals from getting in your yard by using plastic forks via Smart Schoolhouse.
Make a mini greenhouse for your seedlings via Smart Schoolhouse.
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