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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 has 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 with a damp cloth and watch as those fixtures become as clean as a whistle.

2. Want sweeter tomatoes then sprinkle baking soda around the base of plants to lower soils ph and enjoy delicious tomatoes.

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 water and then water garden plants and be amazed by the number of flowers your plant produces.

6. Composting is great for your garden but the smell is something else. To prevent odors that come from a compost pile sprinkle some baking soda on the pile.

7. Test soil ph by making a mud from your soil and then adding a few drops of baking soda if the soil is acidic then it will bubble.

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 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 water every 2-3 days and repeat the process.

11. Using baking soda to, kill crabgrass is simple, just cut grass low and apply baking soda.

Baking soda in the garden

  • Always do a test by applying small amounts on 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.

Final word

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.

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