1. Jug Watering Can
Recycle an old milk or juice jug to create your own watering can, the best part about it - besides being so inexpensive- it is totally customizable! Simply use a big or a small needle to make the holes, according to your needs.
2. Watermelon Support
Create a DIY watermelon slings using old t-shirts!
3. Tomato Plant Insulation
Tomato plants require a warm climate so use plastic wrap to help keep the heat inside!
4. Diapers in Potting Plants
Looks crazy but it works! The diaper will help retain moisture especially if your plants tend to dry out!
5. Vertical Garden
This is great if you are lacking space for gardening. Use rain gutters and some strong wires to create a vertical garden!
6. Plant Insulation
Another hack using milk jugs, you really have to keep them! Insulate smaller plants with milk jugs to create a greenhouse warmth.
7. Wood Pallet Strawberry Planter
The great thing about this hack is that you can plant the top and also between the slats. That means a bigger harvest of delicious strawberries.
8. Rain Gutter Planter
Another idea for strawberries: use rain gutters as planter boxes!
9. Prevent Mess
For houseplant this time! Line your pots with a coffee filter to stop the soil from falling through any hole (like the small drainage ones).
10. Self Watering Table
This hack is a little bit more pricey and will cost around $100. This hack will allow the plants to get water as needed from the bottom part. That will prevent under or over watering!
11. Test Your Seeds
If you are not sure that your seeds are still good, dampen a paper towel with warm water. Then, place some seeds from the packet and fold the paper towel. Keep the paper towel dampen for a few days and look for some sprouting!
12. Foam Peanuts Hack
Improve the drainage of plants by adding foam peanuts to half the bottom of your pot. Then cover with a landscape fabric and the rest with potting soil.
13. Plastic Forks
To keep animals to use the garden as their personal toilet, insert a few plastic forks all throughout your garden! This will discourage them.
14. Plant Starters
A very easy way to start your seeds is using eggshells! Wash and boil the eggshells then fill with soil and put them back in their egg carton.
15. Toilet Paper Starters
Another easy and cheap way to start your seeds! Use toilet paper rolls!
Hope these hacks will help you maintain your garden!