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15 Simple Gardening Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know About

15 Simple Gardening Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know About

With the weather getting warmer, spring is the perfect time to start planting flowers, vegetables, herbs, and more!

In this post you’ll find 15 useful tips & tricks to make growing vegetables and gardening easier and more fun. Whether you are new to gardening or have a wealth of experience, you are guaranteed to learn something new.

1. Sprinkle Eggshells Around Your Plants

Sprinkle Eggshells Around Your Plantsvia Seeds Now

Eggshells provide a rich source of calcium and also deter slugs & snails without the need for chemicals.

2. Use Toilet Paper Tubes As Starter Pots

Use Toilet Paper Tubes As Starter Pots via Dunster House

They are a great way to re-use something you would have thrown away and can be put directly into the soil.

3. Sprinkle Cinnamon On The Soil Surface

Sprinkle Cinnamon On The Soil Surface via The Rusted Garden

Cinnamon get’s rid of molds and mildew in house plants.

4. Upcycle A Milk Jug Into A Watering Can

Upcycle A Milk Jug Into A Watering Canvia A Journey to a Dream

Wash the bottle, poke some holes in the lid, and you have a quick watering can to sprinkle both indoor and outdoor plants.

5. Use Coffee Grounds In The Garden

Use Coffee Grounds In The Gardenvia GoodFood

Coffee grounds contain nitrogen, tannic acids and other nutrients that promote healthy plant growth.

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12 thoughts on “15 Simple Gardening Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know About”

  1. I like all of these ideas, especially the cinnamon one. I usually sprinkle a bit of cinnamon in potting soil when I pot up a plant. Just as a precaution. Just a pinch for a small pot, mixed well.

    1. We save all our teabags and coffee filter granules and cuttings from the garden together with fruit /vegatables peelings. Then shred it in a wonderfull toppings in our garden. Allow them to dry out a little bit in the sun. Best investment ever !!

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