Gardening Hacks

 Make biodegradable planters out of toilet paper rolls.

Make biodegradable planters out of toilet paper rolls.
Stacie / Flickr: 45605988@N03 / Via Creative Commons

2. Start a seedling in a lemon rind.

Start a seedling in a lemon rind.
Garden Hack: A Citrus Peel Starter Pot For Seedlings via My Roman Apartment

3. Or in an eggshell.

Or in an eggshell.
via Mister Martha

4. Make a watering can one out of a gallon jug.

Don't have a watering can that pours how you like? Make one out of a gallon jug.
via A Journey to a Dream

5. Or turn a jug into a shovel (or three).

Or turn a jug into a shovel (or three).
via A Farm of Your Home

6. Make a herb garden (indoor or outdoor) reusing Glass Jars.

Make a ridiculously cheap herb garden (indoor or outdoor) using an Ikea doo-dad.
via Faith Towers on Curbly (originally they use an Ikea doo-dad but any glass would work)

7. You can plant more basil from your leftover store-bought cuttings.

You can plant more basil from your leftover store-bought cuttings.
via Thyme to garden now

8. Same with celery.

Same with celery.
via The Organic Lemon

9. ALSO ONIONS.

ALSO ONIONS.
via Alternative Energy Gardning

10. Use shower caddies to make a hanging garden.

via Ikea Hackers

11. Make your own vertical herb garden out of a shoe rack.

Make your own vertical herb garden out of a shoe rack.
via Instructables

 12. Keep your plants from dying when you’re away* with this paper towel trick.

Keep your plants from dying when you're away* with this paper towel trick.
via Life Hacker

13. Or a Wine Bottle

14. Mosquito control in a Container.

by Rob Sproule via Salisbury Greenhouse

15. Not enough sun? Try planting these:

via The Backyard Garden

16. Use leftover coffee grounds to enrich your soil and repel critters.

And use leftover coffee grounds to enrich your soil and repel critters.
Maya Kovacheva Photography

17. Keep soil from leaking out of your pots’ drainage holes with coffee filters.

via Savvy Sugar

18. Use car wax to lube uncooperative tools like gardening shears.

via Laura Moss / This Old House

19. Baking soda can make home-grown tomatoes taste less tart.

via The Gardening Cook

20. Test seedlings before you plant

via Moonlight MicroFarm

21. Preserve herbs by freezing them into ice cubes.

via Our Family World

22. Vodka and Citrus Sodas can help cut flowers stay fresh longer.

via Scientific American [IMG] liquorlockerla.com

23. Beer helps kill slugs.

via This Garden is Illegal

24. Reuse the aluminium can lids as Plant Markers/Labels

via Pin and Paper

25. Bury clay pot “ollas” in your garden and cut your water bill in half

via Urban Homestead

Sources: BuzzFeed & Village Green Network

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