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10 Gardening Tips to Make Your Neighbors Jealous

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10 Gardening Tips to Make Your Neighbors Jealous

So, you are lucky enough to live in a neighborhood where your neighbors actually care about how their front yard looks. Congratulations! What about some friendly gardening competition? Here are 10 Gardening Hacks that will make your yard the envy of the town!  

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10. Moss Graffiti

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10. Moss Graffiti

today-magazin.comAlso called eco-graffiti, moss graffiti has been referred to as an eco-friendly way to express artistic wall art. What you need: some clumps of moss, two cups of buttermilk or yogurt, the same amount of water, and half a teaspoon of sugar. Make sure you collect moss that has been […]

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9. DIY Flower Garden

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9. DIY Flower Garden

oregistro.comAlter the landscape of your garden by reusing old wooden pallets as either vertical or horizontal gardens! Wood pallets are easy to come by, just ask someone who is no longer using them, or visit your local Home Depot for cheap pallets! Make sure that your pallet is marked with […]

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8. Eggshells

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8. Eggshells

Zaiqatv.com.pkHave you ever seen your old neighbors sprinkling pieces of eggshells around the base of their garden plants? This isn’t some hokey old wives’ tale—it really works! If you have leftover eggshells at the ready, crush them into small pieces until there are about the consistency of cupcake sprinkles. Eggshells […]

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7. Hanging Herb Garden

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7. Hanging Herb Garden

stormicus.comSometimes we get so plant-crazy, we run out of room in our garden on the ground. Well, worry no more! Fill the pockets of the shoe organizer with soil and plant your desired herbs! Wait a few weeks and you will have a vertical herb garden!

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6. Decorative Stones

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6. Decorative Stones

pinterest.comGarden rocks are smooth to the touch and add a nice accent to any garden. While they are primarily used to create proper drainage in your garden’s soil, they also have an alternative use! Using sharpie or acrylic paint, draw the name of your herb or flowers on the face […]

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5. DIY Trellis

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5. DIY Trellis

veggiegardener.comSometimes it feels like the amount of specialized equipment that goes into being a gardener costs more than its worth—especially with the danger of slugs around. Well, one way to reduce costs—and time is to replace the ol’ trellis with zip ties. Instead of spending hours trying to knot together […]

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4. Natural Pesticides

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4. Natural Pesticides

gardenmyths.comWe know how it feels to have your hard work go to waste. That is what it feels like to have a slug infestation in your garden. They seem to eat endlessly! Who would have known that leaving out fresh beer would be a great pesticide? As soon as the […]

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3. Coffee Ground Fertilizer

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3. Coffee Ground Fertilizer

wonderhowto.comIn supervised amounts, coffee grounds can help supplement the nutrients in your garden’s soil to keep it rich and lively. This hack will aid your plants’ growth. Think of it as a small-scale form of composting. Coffee acts as a fertilizer full of phosphorus and potassium that plants love to […]

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2. Beautiful Gradual Water Supply

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2. Beautiful Gradual Water Supply

How fancy would you feel walking through a restaurant that feeds its plants through wine bottles? Pretty luxurious, right? If your plants have a habit of drying out (especially during the summer months) using a slow-drip system may be more helpful for their survival and growth. Without installing an entire […]

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