DIY Plant Fertilizer - Encourage green growth on your house plants by applying a solution of 2 tablespoons salt to 1 gallon water once a month. Magnesium and sulfur from the salt make leaves grow bushier and encourage flowering plants to bloom more often.
Flower Rocket - The effortless way to grow flowers! Enjoy colorful annuals all summer long by slipping the pod in a pot of soil, then water - how easy is that? Website has other interesting ideas, from pods to rolls of seeds.
Milk jug with hole cut in side, apple juice added.This tip was in "Country" magazine years ago and is used to trap yellow jackets and hornets. The yellow jackets like the apple juice better than the grapes. Lures them right in and they can't get out.
Boiling potatoes- Household plants need nourishment, particularly in the dead of winter when sunlight is limited. Plants love starch, save the water you boiled your potatoes in, let it cool and use it to water your household plants.
Epsom Salt is Magnesium Sulfate. Helps to produce bushier plants, produce more flowers, and deter pests. Great for the garden! (yes, another one about Epsom Salt. Epsom Salt is more commonly known as Engels Zout in NL & BE!
kills the weeds/stray grass One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. (you can purchase 3 gallon size Apple Cider Vinegar in the canning section of a good hardware store - cheap!
Parmesan Cheese Shaker Clean it out, then fill it up with your preferred granular plant fertilizer for an easy way to feed your garden. Read more: Uses for Common Household Items - Alternative Uses for Household Items - Good Housekeeping
Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (Ive always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge works beautifully.
spray the plant with epsom salts 1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). that gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. spray them again 10 days later.
Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. Crush up to powder about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
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