I love having clay pots in my garden, but they can get dull and dirty rather quickly. However, an easy way to deal with this is by washing them in vinegar. It breaks down any dirt and other build-ups while restoring their nice color!
Mix together equal parts water and vinegar into a spray bottle. Use this to help combat ants in your garden. Spray the entrance to the ant hill or the paths that the ants like to walk to get into your house or garden.
Want a more natural way to repel insects in your garden? Mix together 3 parts water, 1 part vinegar, and a teaspoon of dish soap. Put it in a spray bottle and spray around your garden’s edges to repel insects.
I love growing fruit, but fruit flies are the WORST! If you have the same problem, here’s a solution. Mix one cup of water with ½ cup apple cider vinegar, ¼ cup of sugar, and one tablespoon of molasses. Hang the mixture by your fruit trees and the flies will get trapped in it!
After a long day of gardening, soak your tools in vinegar for a few minutes and then rinse them off. This helps prevent rust. If they already have rust on them, then it will help get rid of those unsightly rust stains.
Fungus is usually a death sentence for some plants. A great way to fight this is by adding 2 teaspoons of vinegar to brewed chamomile tea and then spraying it on the plant with the fungus problem until it goes away.
By mixing 500 ml of water with 125 ml of vinegar, you can help your seeds germinate better. Just soak them in the mixture the night before planting and it should help them. If the seed is really hard to germinate, then rub it between some coarse sandpaper before soaking it.