Lawn/Garden

January 26, 2016

Plant Nutrients

Plant Nutrients Mix vinegar and water in a ratio of 1:8.  Mix a separate solution of sugar and water in a mixture of 1:8.  Combine the vinegar and sugar mixtures.  Add to plant as long as needed.

January 26, 2016

Keep Flowers Longer

Keep Flowers Longer Keep flowers fresh longer.  Add 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 tablespoons white vinegar in a 1-quart vase of water.  Trim stems and change water every five days.

January 26, 2016

Neutralize garden lime

Neutralize Garden Lime Rinse your hands liberally with white distilled vinegar after working with garden lime to avoid rough and flaking skin. Clean pots before repotting, rinse with vinegar to remove excess lime.

January 26, 2016

Increase soil acidity

Increase Soil Acidity In hard water areas, add a cup of vinegar to a gallon of tap water for watering acid loving plants like rhododendrons, gardenias or azaleas. The vinegar will release iron in the soil for the plants to use.

January 26, 2016

Kill Weeds

Kill Weeds Spray white distilled vinegar full strength on tops of weeds. Reapply on any new growth until plants have starved.

January 26, 2016

Kill grass

Kill Grass To kill grass on sidewalks and driveways, pour full strength white distilled vinegar on it.