Although the start of the school year is fast approaching, we must not relegate the garden to the background, as it still requires a lot of care to be ready for autumn and winter. If you think you know all the gardening tips for beautiful indoor and outdoor plants, you may be surprised by those we offer below that take advantage of the ritual of watering! They are indeed very unusual, but also devilishly effective. No doubt they will add to the myriad of techniques you already know.


1) Take advantage of your cooking water

Do you have a pinch in your heart every time you throw the cooking water into the sink? We understand you! In addition, all these liters of water can easily be reused in the garden. Keep pasta water or cooking water with salt to make a weed killer effective (do not pour on the plants you want to preserve). This will hunt wonderfully little moss accumulated here and there as well as weeds. Once cooled, the water of vegetables or hard boiled eggs will be an excellent natural fertilizer for plants as long as you have not added other ingredients such as salt.

2) Mix tea and aspirin

The type of tea (black, green or flavored) does not matter here. What matters is the nutrient intake of this drink that promotes the growth of greenery. With him, the plants fill up with nitrogen, potash, manganese and phosphoric acid. If you combine salicylic acid with aspirin to strengthen plant defense mechanisms, you'll have a wonderful duo to feed your plants. It will be enough for you to do once a month to watering with a bowl of tea with a stamp of aspirin.

3) Use red wine elsewhere than at the table

Your small glass of organic Bordeaux would it be excellent for anything other than accompanying your dishes? It seems that this is a beautiful way to have very green leaves and tonic plants! For that, nothing more simple: add a glass of wine to the water of the bucket or the watering can and do the simple watering.

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