Vinegar, witch you use daily in your recipes, is useful in your garden too. This amazing ingredient can successfully be used to get rid of weeds, ants or rats, but also to clean the rust from your tools. Here’s how beneficial it is for your plants.

1. Vinegar keeps ants and rodents away

In order to get rid of ants and rodents from your garden without chemicals, you just have to mix one cup of vinegar with one cup of water. Put the mixture in a spray bottle. Use the mixture in any place you see these enemies and they will soon leave from your garden.

2. Get rid of weeds

Getting rid of weeds is the biggest problem for any gardener. If you don’t want to use herbicides, then you can use this amazing, witch it’s not toxic for the environment or for your vegetables and flowers. The acetic acid contained by vinegar will stop the weeds from growing. All you have to do is to add a little vinegar at the roots of the weeds and they will soon disappear from your garden.

3. Helps you clean the rust from your garden tools

Do you want to clean your gardening tools, but they are rusty? You don’t have to throw them away. You can easily clean the rust with this easy trick. Just spray or soak the tools in undiluted vinegar for a few minutes, then scrub them. Repeat if needed, then rinse them very well and dry them quickly.

At last, when your garden tools are rust free and dry, ad a little oil on them to prevent rust.

4. It makes your flower bouquet last longer

If you want your flower bouquet to last longer add one tablespoon of sugar and two tablespoons of vinegar in their water.

You can also read: 5 beautiful plants for shade gardens

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Andreea G.

About Andreea G.

A gardening enthusiast, winter love, enjoys every bit of writing about DIY projects especially when flowers involved. A great cat lover, owns a lovely snowball named Musette.

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