The POWER of Baking Soda in Your Garden
What I love about baking soda is that it can be used beyond the kitchen. Even in the bathroom baking soda has been and still is used to whiten teeth. It is interesting to know the positive effects
baking sodas have in the garden to bring about amazing results. This natural product is being used by many homeowners and therefore has gained worldwide attention.
So for those of you who are weekend warriors and love to spend time in your gardens, I know, you will find this information to be most useful. With that said here are some awesome facts about baking soda in the garden.
Baking Soda in the Garden
1. Clean garden furniture and other garden fixtures with baking soda. Simply sprinkle baking soda on garden fixtures and wipe them with a damp cloth and watch as those fixtures become as clean as a whistle.
3. To eliminate slugs and snails from your garden just sprinkle baking soda on them and your job is done. This is a safe approach that is environmentally friendly.
4. Keep your plants sparkling with baking soda. Apply about a tablespoon to a 32 0z spray bottle add water shake well and spray then clean with a cloth. Your plants will love you for it.
5. Get more bloom from your flowering plants. Add baking soda to the water and then water garden plants and be amazed by the number of flowers your plant produces.
8. Eliminate weeds in a safe way by using baking soda. Simply sprinkle baking soda on weeds this will kill them, also sprinkle baking soda into the cracks and crevices of sidewalks and walkways will destroy weeds.
9. Eliminate cabbage worms with baking soda by mixing equal parts of flour with baking soda and dust plants. This is a safe way to treat cabbage worms while protecting your garden edibles.
10. Preserve your cut flowers with baking soda. Just add a tablespoon of baking soda to two quarts of water and you will be on your way to enjoying your flowers a lot longer. Change the water every 2-3 days and repeat the process.
11. Using baking soda to, kill crabgrass is simple, just cut the grass low and apply baking soda.
- Always do a test by applying small amounts to plants.
- Be careful when applying baking soda in your garden, the goal is to get targeted weeds, not your garden plants because a build of baking soda on plants will do more harm than good.
Baking powder offers some amazing results that are natural and environmentally safe. So if you have not, start today by making this a part of your garden tool to help you to win the war on the many issues you face from time to time in your garden.
About the author
Norman loves being in the garden, both at home and for his job....
he is 'Natures Little helper' being outdoors, growing his vegetables and flowers from an early age.
Now having spent over 22 years in the profession he want to give some of his knowledge to others...
his vast array of hints and tips you will find scattered over this site will help you no end growing plants in your garden.