Are you a novice gardener? Perhaps you are at the graduate level with plenty vegetables and flowers to brag about. Either way you can always improve and hone in on your gardening skills. Follow these gardening tips to help you move up in the gardening community!
– Hate dirt under your fingernails while gardening? Draw them across a bar of soap and you will have sealed the undersides of your nails so dirt can’t accumulate beneath them! Then use a nailbrush after gardening to remove the soap.
– To have garden twine at the ready, stick a ball of twine in a small clay pot, pull the end of the twine through the drainage hole, and set the pot upside down in the garden. Guaranteed twine for years.
– Want natural markers? Write names of plants on the flat faces of stones place near the base of your plants.
– The next time you boil or steam vegetables, don’t pour the water down the drain, use it to water potted patio plant, and you’ll be amazed at how the plants respond to the “vegetable soup.”
– Use leftover coffee grounds to acidify the soil of acid-loving plants once a month to keep the pH of the soil on the acidic side.