Save your plastic bottle caps for your potted plants.

Save your plastic bottle caps! Save your plastic bottle caps instead of throwing them into the trash because you can use them for your potted plants! When you have potted plants drainage is extremely important in order to keep your plants healthy and happy. This is important in preventing rot root among many other plant diseases, fungi, molds… This isn’t including plants like vanilla planifolia which likes to be regularly watered, but hate having wet feet (damp roots). Most people have planters with drainage screens, or fill the bottom of…

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Make your own Plant Food using Unflavored Gelatin

Gelatin

You can make your own Nitrogen rich plant food with unflavored gelatin. Unflavored gelatin is a good source of nitrogen for plants because it’s made of animal proteins. Even better, these proteins become nitrogen without the decay smell, like say, everything else rotting in the compost pile. Gelatin is a protein obtained by boiling skin, tendons, ligaments, and/or bones with water. It is usually obtained from cows or pigs. Gelatin is used in shampoos, face masks, and other cosmetics; as a thickener for fruit gelatins and puddings (such as Jell-O);…

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