This hack involves propagating plants from cuttings in water. Simply take a healthy cutting from a plant, remove any lower leaves, and place it in a container with water. Change the water regularly and wait for roots to develop before transferring the cutting to the soil.
Many houseplants thrive in humid environments. To increase humidity around your plants, you can create a DIY humidity tray. Fill a shallow tray with water and place pebbles or marbles in it. Then, place your potted plant on top of the pebbles. As the water evaporates, it increases humidity around the plant.
Instead of using store-bought liquid fertilizer, you can create your own organic fertilizer using kitchen scraps. Collect vegetable scraps like banana peels, eggshells, and coffee grounds. Blend them together with water to create a nutrient-rich liquid. Dilute this mixture and use it to water your plants.
TikTok is full of creative DIY plant stand ideas. You can repurpose items like wooden crates, ladders, or wire baskets to create unique and stylish plant stands. Look for inspiration and get creative with materials you already have at home.
If you have houseplants and want to keep mosquitoes away, you can make a natural mosquito repellent spray. Boil water and add a handful of dried cloves or lemongrass. Let it steep overnight, strain the liquid, and transfer it into a spray bottle. Spray the solution around your plants to repel mosquitoes.
Remember to research and verify these hacks for your specific plants, as different plants have varying needs and requirements.