Spring has definitely sprung and you know what that means…It’s time to get out in the garden that’s been neglected all winter! Now, sometimes gardening can feel like a chore but once you get going it’s super relaxing and you’ll be so happy with the results! To help make things a bit easier, I’ve put […]

25 Cheap, Easy Gardening Hacks That Everyone Should Know


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    Spring has definitely sprung and you know what that means...It's time to get out in the garden that's been neglected all winter!

    Now, sometimes gardening can feel like a chore but once you get going it's super relaxing and you'll be so happy with the results! To help make things a bit easier, I've put together a list of 25 cost effective and easy gardening hacks for your viewing pleasure. 

    So get out the gloves and sun hat, we're heading to the garden...

    1. Extra wine bottles lying around? Reuse them to be a gradual water supply for your plants!

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    via The Greenists 

    2. How cute is this? Use egg shells to get seeds up and running. 

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    via Green Thumb White Apron

    3. Sprinkle cinnamon onto soil to prevent young plants from getting diseases. 

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    via The Rusted Vegetable Garden

    4. No watering can? No problem!

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    via A Journey to a Dream

    6. Encourage plants to take root, grow faster, and stronger by soaking seeds in warm water 24  hours before sowing. 

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    via Instagram / @sarah._.hope

    7. Use coffee grounds to keep pests away from your plants! Just lay them in the garden. 

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    via Organic Farming Blog

    8. Moss graffiti?  Yes please!

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    via Green Prophet 

    9. How about starting a seedling in a lemon rind? 

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    via My Romana Apartment 

    10. Help cut flowers last longer by adding a little vodka to the water. 

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    via flickr / Kevin 

    11. Another way to protect your plants from pests is by sprinkling crushed eggshells at their base. 

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    via Bloglovin'

    12. Grow more basil by placing the store bought cuttings in water. 

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    via Thyme to Garden Now

    13. Such a great idea! Make a vertical herb garden using a show rack! 

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    via Instructables 

    14. Looking to dress up your garden a little bit? Add rainboots! 

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    via The Chic Site

    15. Are you going away? Or are you just a little bit forgetful? Make an automatic water supply. 

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    via Lifehacker

    16. Did you know you can re-grow a pineapple simply from planting its top? 

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    via tumblr / ModCloth

    17. Keep the cilantro comin' by growing it all year round!

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    via Sunset.com

    18. Keep soil from leaking out of pots by using coffee filters inside. 

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    via Popsugar 

    19.Make vine tomatoes less tart by adding baking soda to the soil. 

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    via The Gardening Cook

    20. Use potted herbs for mosquito control.

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    via Pinterest / Salisbury Greenhouse

    21. Don't throw out those broken pots! Use the pieces to make plant markers. 

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    via wikiHow

    22. It's super easy to grow your own sweet potatoes, so why not!?

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    via House Plants For You

    23. Organize all of your un-planted seeds in the sleeves of old photo albums. You'll never have to wonder where they got to again.

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    via Instagram / @thecraftco

    24. Got a lot of kitchen scraps kickin' around? All of these will regrow so do it up!

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    via Permaculture Ideas

    25. Give your garden a makeover by jazzing up your planters with a little paint. Works wonders!

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    via The Sweet Escape 

     

    Main image source:  diply
    Collage image source: 1.Popsugar  2.Instructables 3. My Romana Apartment 
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