On the market there are various garden products but most of them contain chemicals that are detrimental for the overall health and for the animals and the environment. Instead, our advice is to use natural ingredients that are organic.
Apple cider and white vinegar are eco-friendly and completely natural ingredients that are extremely efficient and will help you to destroy weeds, and support the life of your fruits, veggies and plants on a completely natural way.
Below we are going to present you 10 ways to use apple cider and white vinegar in your garden:
- Get Rid of Weeds
In order to destroy the weed and keep the soil healthy simply pour some apple cider vinegar onto the unwanted garden growth.
- Keep Flowers Fresh
In order to keep the freshly cut flowers fresh add 1 teaspoon of sugar and 2 tablespoons of vinegar to a quart of water before adding the flowers.
- Remove Slugs and Snails
By spraying the flowers with some undiluted vinegar you will destroy slugs and snails and keep them at bay.
- Food for Acidic Loving Plants
Holly, begonias, gardenias, azaleas, rhododendrons and hydrangeas are some of the plants that grow better in acidic soil. These plants are so-called acidic loving plants and it is advisable to add 1 cup of white vinegar to a gallon of water and spray them.
- Cleanse Your Hands of Allergens
In order to cleanse your hands of the allergens, to remove the debris and also to soothe the itchiness after working in the garden, it is highly advisable to wash your hands with some distilled vinegar.
- Kill Ants
Prepare a mixture of vinegar and water in ratio 1:1. All you should do is to spray the ant hills with the solution and thus you will destroy them.
- Wash the Garden Tools
Over time the garden tools become dirty and you can remove the rust and grime with the help of vinegar. The procedure is very simple: soak the garden tools in vinegar overnight and the next morning, rinse them off with water. Also, you can tie a plastic bag with vinegar over a water spigot and thus keep it submerged.
- Keep Cats Away
Vinegar will help you to keep the cats away from the places in the garden they use as a toilet. Simply pour some distilled vinegar into the sand and soil.
- Keep Rabbits at Bay
In case you have rabbits in your garden, distilled vinegar is the solution you need to keep them away. In order to keep the rabbits away soak cotton balls in distilled vinegar and then place them in a 35mm film container, poke a few holes on its top, and place it in your garden.
- Clean Out the Birdbath
You can clean the birdbath with the help of white vinegar. Prepare a mixture of undiluted water and white vinegar and carefully scrub the birdbath. After that, wash it off with water.