Are you looking for alternative methods that can help reduce your gardening costs? Here are some tips for you to save money while enjoying gardening this 2019.
1. Bugs up and away!
Pay no more for a high-priced bugaboo and pesticides that could be harmful to your health. Try hanging sheet washed with Bounce, a fabric softener, close to but not touching the light fixtures to keep flying insects like mosquito and moths away.
Insects loathe its scents which is released when softener sheets are warmed up. So keep warming up your sheets to get rid of those bugs!
2. Deer out, please
Flood or sprinkle a “spoiled egg” cocktail around your precious plants, this will prevent the deer from eating them. Make a mix of six raw eggs in two gallons of water and let it stay outside for 1 week. The smell of it will make sure to keep Bambi deer at a distance. No more worries for those cute deer plant eater.
3. Mow’s on you
You’ll be better off with a manual mower instead of hiring a mower to do the task or using a power mower. This helps you save electricity.
Do it on your own and you don’t even need to pay a handyman for his services. Moreover, it helps you become healthier as it can become your new form of exercise.
4. Ditch off the mulch
Mulch can be quite pricey, so ditch the idea. You can ask road crews that clear trees and sweep if they will dispose of their freight of woods bits on your backyard. They might rather discharge it rather than having to heave them away. You can also inquire at your local government for the woods they’ll be disposing of.
5. Weed it out
Lay a handful of newspaper on the soil before placing your mulch on your lovely garden. This will block the weeds from increasing its size. It also helps hold in the moisture.This allows you to save not only on your killing weeds but also your water bill.
6. Weeds out Recipe
Weed killers are as expensive and toxic as pesticides. Try an alternative solution, which can be made from products inside your kitchen.
Make your own weed spray by combining a gallon of white refined vinegar mixed with an ounce of a dish liquid soap. You may try drenching a piping hot water that’s left from boiling potatoes or pasta.
Tell us, how these works for you.
7. Establish in the Fall
Often times people would set in their plants, flowers, trees or shrubs in the spring but one of the best climate to seed it is Fall. The chances of survival for your organism are better on the autumn’s cooler temperature (it’s also easier for you) because the soil is still warm that can allow the roots to grow before the ground freezes.
Hope these seven tips will help you enjoy gardening even more. Thanks and happy gardening!!!