Bored with the pots you use for container gardening? This summer, refresh your landscape and boost your curb appeal with these fun and creative ideas for container gardens.
Which one of these garden planter ideas is your favorite? Don’t forget to pin the ones you like the most to share with your best friend on Pinterest.
1. Chandelier Planter
Tutorial via DIY Show Off
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Instead of using harmful chemicals to eliminate those pesky weeds, we have for you some eco-friendly and cheap solutions. Here are 5 ways to kill weeds with weapons you already have around the house.
1. Hot Water Weed Treatment
Pour the boiling water on weeds. The hot water kills them from the inside out.
2. Get Rid of Weeds with Vodka
Pour vodka into spray bottle and spray on the weeds. Vodka will dry out weeds that live in the sun.
3. Corn Gluten Meal
Sprinkle corn gluten meal throughout your garden. It will prevent new weed seeds from germinating.
4. Baking Soda
For permanent removal of weeds on walkways, driveways or cracks in concrete, just use baking soda. Do not use on lawns.
5. Weed Killing Recipe
1/2 gallon of white vinegar, 1/2 cup of salt, 2 tablespoons of dish soap. Mix together and spray.
Let me know how you get rid of weeds in the comments below.
Most garden centers sell all sorts of little pots, containers and kits that you can use to start seeds. Those work fine, but if you would like to start your seeds without running to the gardening supply store, there are several creative DIY seed pots that can be made from common household items!
Here is a list of 10 items you can repurpose for your seed-starting adventures! Some of these seed pots can be planted directly into the ground.
1. Toilet Paper Roll Seed Starters
Via: Gardening Clan
If you are looking for ways to improve your home’s indoor air quality, you may want to consider investing in one or some of these air-purifying houseplants.
What’s in our air?
• Formaldehyde: carpets, upholstery, glues, paints
• Benzene: plastics, synthetic fabrics, rubber, pesticides, lubricants
• Trichloroethylene: paint removers, rug cleaning solutions, adhesives
• Xylene: printing, rubber, leather and paint industries, vehicle exhausts
• Ammonia: found in window cleaners, floor waxes, smelling salts and fertilizers
What are the effects on humans?
All these pollutants contribute to “Unhealthy Air” which cause symptoms ranging from allergies, headaches, dizziness to nervous system disorders, cancer and death.
Below is a list of 12 very common and easy to take care of plants that will clean air naturally, as well as brighten up your living space.
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