Category: Garden tips and tricks
$ave Money while Gardening Smart with these Garden Hacks
Gardening offers so many opportunities from growing your very own edibles to giving your yard a facelift, getting that much-needed exercise, connecting with nature that is so relaxing, increasing your properties value and so much more but what I also love about gardening is thinking outside of the box as your imagination runs wild with ideas that can save you both time and money while producing healthy crops that are so beneficial and beautifying our surroundings. In this article, we will be looking at DIY HACKS.
Providing a Roof for your Insect Friends
The use of insect hotels is gaining so much recognition, who would have thought that giving nature a helping hand in this way would be so beneficial. When I first came across these hotels I was a bit taken because I did not know about them but doing my research has proven that these hotels are used by so many to support nature, insect hotels come in many shapes and sizes.
The idea of installing an insect hotel is a great way to house our garden insect friends from the elements, for nesting and raising they’re young. Who would want to tell these beneficial insects to bug off when we can use their support to ensure that our garden plants are protected from garden insect pests ( the bad bugs ) which can cause so much damage.
If you’re interested in rolling out the red carpet for beneficial insects by building or installing an insect hotel then stick around as we learn more about these hotels and the benefits they offer.
$aving Money and having Lots Fun with these Great Ideas
There is a saying that “one mans junk is another mans treasure” this saying is so true because I have seen so many throwaways become useful to someone else, what we see as junk can be made useful saving us those hard-earned dollars it is all a matter of letting those creative juices flow and you will be well on your way to making use of that which is considered to be junk.
I know of a place that throws away tons of plant material each year, this material would get piled up and taken to the city dump. I spoke to one of the managers on previous occasions to purchase a mulching machine and mulch that material which he did not listen to, that plant material could also be used as a potting medium but to this day they are still piling and hauling those materials to the city dump that’s thousands of dollars being flushed down the drain each year.
While you may not have that much plant material to make good use of let’s make our junk our treasure by thinking outside of the box and making good use of it by recycling. Here are a few junks that can be made our treasure.
A Safe Approach To Promote A Plants Health
Epsom salt can do wonders to remove aches and pain I remembered from a child I would hear the older generation talk about soaking in a tube of water along with Epsom salt after a hard day to relieve the pain they were feeling but what has also been discovered years ago is the use of Epsom salt in the garden which can be beneficial to garden plants.
The use of Epsom salt in the garden is a safe method of boosting our garden plants’ health, what Epsom salt does is to enhance a plant’s green color along with flower bloom. Epsom salt consists of water, sulfate, and magnesium, stick around and learn the wonders of Epsom salt in the garden.
From the kitchen to the garden a great solution for garden problems
Oatmeal is a great breakfast cereal to start your day off, oatmeal has so many benefits when it comes to our health which is so amazing but what stands out most about oats is this grain is great for our hearts. There was a time when I myself was not a fan of oatmeal but because of its health benefits, I will eat it to stay healthy and fit.
But what I find also interesting about oatmeal is that it can be used in the garden to help us with issues we may be facing. The method of using oatmeal in the garden is a natural and safe way to take care of certain problems, especially when there is the presence of children and pets.