9 unusual tricks that will make gardening easier for you

Items and packaging that you use in the household every day, and then throw away, can be of great help in the garden. These ordinary items that we are sure every household has will replace cucumber nets or watering cans. It will even help you sort the seeds, determine the distance between the plants and much more.

Every gardener has some unusual tricks that they really work and which can be of great help. We have found and singled out for you some of the best unusual tricks that will save you time and save you the hassle. These are 9 unusual tricks which will make your gardening easier.

1. Coffee filter for easier transplanting of plants

Over time, each plant outgrows the pot in which you first planted it. Not to looking for land againset before filling and planting plants first a coffee filter. This way, you will transfer both the plant and the soil to the new pot when transplanting.

2. Wine bottles for watering plants

You don’t have to give a lot of money to get it irrigation systems if you can do it with items from your house. Simply fill an old glass wine bottle or bottle of olive oil with water and leave a small hole at the top.

To make a small hole find some old plug and drill a few smaller holes. So turn it over and stab it into the ground next to the plant. The water will slowly go into the ground for a few days you will not have to water the plants.

Wine bottles in the garden - © Pixabay

3. Plastic Tik Taka boxes

How many Tik Taka candies do we eat a year, yes we throw away the boxes later. Don’t do that anymore, but use these plastic packages for storing seeds. Tik Taka boxes are especially convenient, because you can open the lid and shake after a few seeds.

Just remember to wash these dishes first and yes mark them.

4. Tights instead of a watermelon net

Growing watermelons on vertical nets reduces the chances of pests and diseases. However, the problem is that they are watermelons extremely heavy and if you leave them without any support they can break off prematurely.

An interesting but very useful suggestion are tights. Cut the bottom deo hulahopki and insert the watermelons there. Attach the socks to the net.

Balloons in the garden - © Pixabay

5. 2 liter balloons for holding pots

To make a hanging garden, all you need is 2 liter balloons, scissors and one wooden slat. First of all, drill a few holes in the bottom of the balloon to allow excess water to drain away.

Scissors cut the front – upper part of the packaging, but so to keep your lunch. Hang the balloons on the batten and put the pots inside.

6. Make your own watering can

Don’t have a watering can? Take some old balloon standing at your house, drill a few holes in the zipper and there you get it bucket for watering plants.

7. Wine plugs to determine the distance between plants

Do not throw away wine corks after drinking it. Screw them to some ancient plank and between them make that gap on which you want to plant your plants. Everything else is very simple.

Pampuri u bašti - © Pixabay

8. Old umbrellas for holding plants

Your old and worn umbrellas can be great for making a plant net. Just them stab into the groundand then some wires or ropes fasten to the ground to give your creeper plants good support.

9. Beer that kills bugs

Butterflies and snails often attracts the smell of beer. So you can use it against them. Pour the beer into some deeper containers and place them under or near the plants they often attack. That’s how they’ll drown before they reach the plant.


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