Garden centres won’t tell you that you could be saving a fortune on your gardening costs. You can grow beautiful, healthy plants by using these common, inexpensive household items in your yard.
Newspaper makes excellent mulch
Lay several sheets of newsprint over soil and then cover with mulch; they’ll help retain moisture and suffocate weeds.
Water ferns with tea
Water your ferns and acid-loving plants like hydrangeas with brewed tea for luscious-looking leaves.