There are many pesticides and fertilizers on the market, but they contain toxins and chemicals that can harm your plants. Some of them are very cheap, but that does not change the fact that they are bad for the environment and for your health. On the other hand, white vinegar has many uses in the garden and numerous benefits for your plants. Here are some of the best benefits of the white vinegar.
Deter pets and pests
Many animals, such as: moles, dogs, cats and rats cannot stand the smell of vinegar, so you should just spray a little white vinegar around your garden and you will never see any of them around your house.
Your clay pots will never be dirty again
Cleaning your clay pots with white vinegar will make your garden look amazing. Clay pots are responsible for keeping the soil moist and protecting the roots during the summer.
Just spray the white vinegar on the affected areas and the ants will be gone. White vinegar is the best organic insecticide and using it will help you get rid of all the ants.
Applying white vinegar on your walls or walkways in order to remove the weed. Your garden will be much cleaner this way.
Getting rid of garden bugs
Make a mixture of water, white vinegar and a teaspoon of a dishwashing cleaner. Shake it and spray it in your garden. All the bugs will be gone.
Get rid of fruit flies
Make a nice mixture of apple cider vinegar, a tablespoon of honey and a cup of water. You can also add a quarter of sugar. Put this mixture in a container and hang it onto your fruit trees. You will trap the flies.
Remove rust from garden tools
Sprinkling just a little bit of white vinegar on your tools will successfully remove all the rust from them. Just wash with clean water afterwards.
Fight the fungus
White vinegar can successfully help you get rid of fungus and mold. Just make a mixture of two teaspoons of vinegar and chamomile tea. Spray it on your plants and the mold and fungus will be gone.
Using white vinegar will effectively remove all the snails from your garden.
White vinegar will help germinate seeds. You can use some seeds that do not germinate very easy, such as: asparagus, okra, glories, moon flower, etc. Just rub the seeds with coarse sandpaper one night before you plant them. Make a mixture of 1/2l of hot water, 125ml of vinegar and liquid detergent and soak your seeds in it.