Everyone loves a good cheat and this article reveals 22 of the best for achieving a beautiful, productive garden with the minimum of effort.
We reveal a clever trick to get the sweetest tomatoes ever, a simple idea to achieve the most beautiful blooming roses possible, a number of cheats to get free gardening supplies and so much more!
Plant These & Keep Your Garden Mosquito Free– These plants, herbs and flowers look beautiful and smell amazing, but mosquitoes hate them! Plant them around your garden or on your patio in containers and enjoy a mosquito free summer!
Buy These Foods Once & Regrow Them Forever – Onions, carrots, celery, sweet potatoes and leeks are just some of the foods you can regrow from the scraps you’d normally throw away.
Fertilize Your Plants With Milk – This may sound crazy, but check out the compelling reasons behind it!
Make Your Tomatoes Extra Sweet With Baking Soda – Follow this tutorial and you will have the sweetest tomatoes on the block.
Grow Wheat Grass In An Egg Shell – Don’t throw these useful ready made planters in the bin, check out what to do with them instead.
Use A Flower Pot With Builders Sand To Avoid Rusty Tools – Simply follow this one rule to make sure your tools stay rust free.
Get Rid Of Blossom Rot With Coffee Grounds & Eggshells – With two simple ingredients you can get rid of blossom rot easily and completely free.
Make Free Garden Tools Using Milk Bottles – Make use out of old milk cartons and make useful tools instead, whilst saving a fortune!
Grow Herbs For Free From Cuttings – You can propogate many herbs from cuttings – including basil, thyme, mint, oregano, lavender, lemon balm, rosemary, sage and many more.
Water Plants Remotely – When on holiday, make sure your plants get the water they need using only paper towels.
Grow 100 lbs Of Potatoes In 4 Square Feet – You don’t need a lot of space to grow an abundant supply of potatoes. This clever method yields up to 100 lbs of potatoes in only four square feet.
Get Superpowered Garden Soil – Follow this simple process and get “superpowered” garden soil capable of growing anything.
Use Epsom Salts In Your Garden – Use Epsom salts to improve seed germination, increase nutrient absorption, green up foliage, deter pests, sweeten fruit and grow tastier tomatoes.
“The Best Planting Tip I Ever Received” – This simple trick makes “root bound” container plants a thing of the past and will enable you to grow healthy container plants without any issues.
Grow Roses In Potatoes – This is a great idea for propagating roses from cuttings by placing them into potatoes. The potatoes keep the cuttings moist as the roots develop meaning healthier growing roses.
Get Free Gardening Supplies – These tips will help you to get mulch, compost, seeds, plant cuttings, seed starting containers, bamboo, pallets and tools for free!
Grow A Ton Of Organic Strawberries – This simple tip will enable you to grow the healthiest strawberry plants possible and have an endless supply of sweet, delicious organic strawberries.
Drip Feed Your Vegetables With A Soda Bottle – This tip enables you to slowly water your vegetables right at the root rather than from above. It avoids some leaf problems (from veggies that don’t like water from above) and means the water gets exactly where it needs to!
Prevent Algae In Your Bird Bath For Just $0.07 – If you have a bird bath then this is an invaluable cheat to prevent algae growth. It costs just $0.07 and works every time!
How To Get The Best Roses Ever – Make your roses bloom bigger, healthier and more beautiful than ever using two ingredients you have lurking in your kitchen: banana peels and coffee grounds.
Attract Beautiful Butterflies With These Butterfly Feeders – There’s nothing better than watching butterflies flutter around your garden in summer and with this super simple butterfly feeder recipe you’ll be able to make that dream a reality.
Attract Hummingbirds With This Recipe – If you’d like to attract hummingbirds to your garden, then make this food and watch as they flock to your backyard.