gardening

gardening

Use a watering can

Try to avoid using a hose pipe. It makes it easier to concentrate on the areas which need watering.

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Install a rainwater tank

Nature provides us with free water. Save it for later by installing a rainwater tank.

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Find bulk seeds

When you need seeds they often come in small amounts and with their own packaging. Go for bulk packaging! Most of the times seeds can be preserved for a long time.

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Water your plants before the sun is up

It’s a great way to reduce water wasted to evaporation. It also prevents your plants from burning in the sun.

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Use vinegar to kill weeds

It’s a natural product and better than harsh weed killers.

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Give your garden a breakfast

Coffee grounds and eggshells are ideal for composting.

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Clean the tiles with boiling water

Are your garden tiles covered in a green layer? You don’t need a weed killer to take care of this. Try using boiling water. Pour it over the green tiles and often you will find yourself with perfectly clean tiles afterwards.

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Invest in an irrigation controller with a rainwater sensor

Why water your garden when it’s going to rain? These smart systems can help you with this.

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Use solar powered garden lights

If you have lights in your garden, use solar powered lights that charge during the day and don’t require electricity.

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Cover your pool when it’s not in use

Not only will it keep the water from evaporating and prevent the need for refills, but the pool will stay cleaner, require fewer chemicals, and reduce the need to run pumps and filters—all of which can save water and energy.

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