5 Simple gardening tips

Article Written by : Furniture Your Way

Beginners to gardening may often feel overwhelmed and not know where to start. Here are some tips and tricks that can make your gardening a whole lot easier.

How to remove salt deposits from clay pots – Salt deposits can make your pots look dirty. To remove them, mix equal parts white vinegar, rubbing alcohol and water in a spray bottle. Apply and scrub the pots with a plastic brush.

To remove dirt under your fingernails – Gardening can leave your nails dirty. To prevent dirt from accumulating, draw your fingernails over a bar of soap before you start your gardening. After you are done, use a nailbrush to remove the soap.

How to turn a long-handled tool into a measuring stick – Lay your tool on the ground and place a tape next to it. Then use a permanent marker to mark the tapes inch and foot marks. This will make it easy to measure to space out your plants in your garden.

Name your plants – To make naming your plants easy, write their names with a permanent marker on flat-faced stones and place them in or near your plants.

Vegetables soup for your plants – If you boil or steam vegetable, don’t throw out the water. Cool the water and use them to water your plants. You will save water and your plants will respond well to the “vegetable soup”.