Simple plant care hacks

When the Covid-19 pandemic happened, there was an upsurge of taking care of plants.  Most of us realized the importance of having nature around whether one lives in the province or in urban cities. This reconnection made us tune in our energy to having our homes complete with a garden or just by simply having spaces with plants. Here are some simple plant care hacks with simple ingredients you can find in your own kitchen to keep your garden or pet plants light and bright.

  1. Water your plants in the morning

    The Royal Horticultural Society stated that the best time to water plants is in the morning because water seeps down at its roots with less evaporation at this time keeping the moisture of the plants the whole day because the heat is still light and won’t dry your plants

  2. Cinnamon powder for protection

    A dash of cinnamon powder, which contains some anti-fungal properties, on your seedlings can help protect them from diseases, plus its good smell won’t hurt either.

  3. Magic of eggshells

    One way to protect plants from pests are using roughly crushed eggshells spread in the soil as sharp jagged fences against some garden pests like snails and slugs that can kill your plant’s health. Eggshells are good fertilizer and composting ingredients too.

  4. Teabags as fertilizers

    Help your plants thrive clean and green by placing some teabags around them. Tea bags dug around plants compost add nitrogen rich component balancing carbon-rich materials being absorbed by the plants. This benefits plants to grow healthy and strong.

  5. Vinegar against weeds

    To get rid of pesky weeds in your garden, you can use small amounts of vinegar that will help burn weeds in warm conditions.

  6. Grow plants with hydrogen peroxide

    Hydrogen peroxide or agua oxinada will aid in sprouting seeds, the growing survival of plants from root rot and proptection against many fungal diseases.

  7. Honey to propagate cuttings

    The enzymes that honey contain promotes root growth. Honey helps plant cuttings in setting roots so they propagate easily.Baking soda keeps plants weed-freeLike the vinegar, baking soda or sodium bicarbonate is also an effective agent in eliminating weeds by increasing salinity. With too much salt, weeds find it hard to survive.

  8. Baking soda keeps plants weed-free

    Like the vinegar, baking soda or sodium bicarbonate is also an effective agent in eliminating weeds by increasing salinity. With too much salt, weeds find it hard to survive

  9. Add sugar when watering plants

    A bit of added sugar to the water for plants changes the ability of the plants absorption of water and helps initiate the process of photosynthesis that helps plants grow faster. This can be used to save plants that are dying off.

  10. Cocoa goodness for the soil

    Cocoa shells add nutrients such as nitrogen and proten to the soil as it decomposes through time. This mulch helps keep plants healthy and thriving.

Nature is always taking care of us so in return we must keep the relationship mutual and take care of it. A home that is well lived is one that is well loved by nature just like in Pahara, your home is surrounded with the best views of nature. Live the Pahara life, one that is thriving in nature, INQUIRE NOW.


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