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.

15 Simple Gardening Hacks You Probably Didn’t Know About

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 Rolls As Starter Pots

Use Toilet Paper Tubes As Starter Pots

Toilet paper rolls are biodegradable, so you don’t have to take your young plant out of the pot to transplant it, you just plant the whole thing in your garden.

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.

22 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 !!

  2. Thank you, for the useful tip, some I did know about but others I had no idea. Happy panting

  3. These tips are so clever. I love finding new ways to use household waste. I’ll definitely be using toilet roll tubes as starter pots! Thanks for sharing your ideas!

  4. I’m headed to make my 1st milk jug watering jug. My husband has been saying I need one n I always forget to buy. Now I’ll make one n save some$$ Thank you.

  5. Great ideas and no cost at all. Will try all the ways to improve my garden more naturally. Thanks for sharing.

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