Fertilizers, chemical, all these expensive products can be found on the market but are they completely safe for your health or for the environment?  You can replace many of this just simply using vinegar in your garden.

It is inexpensive, doesn’t harm the environment and it can do some miracles in your garden. Follow this tips on how to use the vinegar in your garden and you will be amazed by its benefits.


These are some of the uses of the vinegar in every garden:

It cleans your clay pots – Clay pots are important because from the esthetic point of view they are very decorative element and from the functional side, in the clay pots all the moist from the soil is kept and it is essential for the roots during the summer.

Their flaw is that they absorb the minerals and salt from the water and with a time they start to look crusty and unattractive. So at this point you can use the vinegar and bring the freshness to your clay pots back.

All you have to do is to wipe them off with 5% vinegar or to dilute 250ml. of vinegar in 1 liter of water and sip the clay pots for half an hour.

It discourages the unwanted animals – in order to keep snails, slugs, moles, pests, cats, rabbits and dogs away from your garden just spray some vinegar around it and you won’t see them close to your flowers. You can also soak some old tatter in vinegar and throw it in the corners. Don’t forget to soak it again after rain.

Get rid of the ants for good – this natural insecticide will help you to remove the ants effectively, so you just need to spray the spots where the ants come from with some vinegar and repeat this step after 3 days. In few days the affected area will be ants free.

It repels weeds from the walls and paths, so your garden will look very neat and attractive. In 4 liters of 5% white vinegar and some juice from half a lemon, 2 tbs. of dish soap and 200gr. of salt.

Mix it until the salt is completely dissolved and pour it in a spray bottle. Use this mixture as an anti weed product and eliminate the weeds all around your garden.

It extends the life of your flowers in the vase – just add 1 teaspoon of sugar and 2 tablespoons of vinegar in the water in the vase and put the cut flowers in. Repeat this every 4 days and the flowers will look fresh and lively for longer.

It can remove the insects from the garden – mix one liter of water with 300ml of vinegar and add just a little bit dish soap in a spray bottle and spray it well around the garden.

Keep the flies away from the fruits – make a solution of 200ml. of apple cider vinegar, 100gr. of sugar, a tablespoon of molasses and 250 ml of water. Put it in a plastic pot and hang it on the tree. This is a natural trap for the fruit flies or home flies.

There are some plants like gardenias, rhododendrons and azaleas that need more acid, so you can refresh them with a mixture of water and vinegar and water them. Just mix 250 ml of vinegar in 4 liters of water and you will be amazed by the results. Your loving plants will be very happy.

Vinegar can remove the rust from the gardening tools if you dip them in vinegar for 10 minutes. Wash them after that and they will look as new.

White vinegar fights the fungus or mold from the stems and leaves of your plants. If you notice some dark spot on them spray the plants with a mixture of chamomile tea and white vinegar and soon they will become vivid. For roses use some apple cider vinegar instead and soon fungus will be gone.

Stimulate the sprout of the seeds with white vinegar especially for the okra, glories, moonflowers, asparagus and some more hard geminating seeds. First rub the seeds with an emery cloth a night before planting.

Then soak them in a solution of half liter of water and 150 ml of vinegar. It is good to add a little bit of dish soap. The next day seeds will be ready to be plant.