• Top 7 Uses for Baking Soda in the Garden!

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  • Baking soda can replace many harsh and toxic household cleaners and provide excellent results.  There is a lot of talk and information out there on how you can use baking soda in your house, but did you know you can use it in your garden?

    There is no secret at how useful Baking Soda can be around the home, we have shared many posts featuring lots of way in which it can be used.

    Baking soda is a vital part of green cleaning and has so many uses in the house, but what about the garden. Here are 7 ways to use it in the garden.

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    1. Make a Non-Toxic Fungicide

    Mix 4 teaspoons of baking soda and 1 gallon of water. Use on roses for black spot fungus and also on grapes and vines when fruit first begins to appear.

    2. Spray to Treat and Prevent Powdery Mildew

    Powdery mildew is causing major problems with impatiens this year, but also can be a problem for other plants, like lilacs, cucumbers, squash and zinnias. Spray Recipe: 1 tablespoon of baking soda, 1 gallon of water, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, 1 tablespoon of dish-washing liquid Mix all the ingredients together and spray plants weekly. Apply on overcast days to prevent any potential foliage from burning.

    3. Discourage Gnats In Soil & Fungus on Leaves

    Mix in 1 gallon of water, 4 teaspoons baking soda, 1 teaspoon biodegradable soap. Mix well, spray infected foliage or soil as needed.

    4. Discourage Weeds

    Pour or sweep baking soda in a thick layer into cracks on a sidewalk or patios. The baking soda should kill any small weeds already sprouted and prevent new ones from coming up.

     

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    9 Responses to “Top 7 Uses for Baking Soda in the Garden!”

    1. Great for cleaning heavy greased pans and for healthy living.

    2. Maliha Atif Naeem Khan Sadia Khwaja Sobia Khwaja Naveen Nusrat

    3. Good to clean your teeth with too!

    4. And on homemade deodorant.

    5. Not sure if I agree,,, This brand is full of aluminium… If you use baking soda use .. aluminium FREE !

    6. I do, it’s the best whitener!!