5 Milk Jug Gardening Hacks

Turn your trash (or recycling) into a gardening treasure.

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

The ubiquitous milk jug: We toss it out without a thought. But did you know that the unassuming plastic container could have a whole new life ahead of it? With a simple permanent marker, blade, and scissors, you can create five incredibly useful gardening tools. Watch to learn how to save money or substitute a jug for your regular equipment in a pinch.

continue reading below

The clever hacker in this video starts by cutting off the handle to create a small hand trowel perfect for adding soil to a container. He then moves on to create a larger scoop, followed by a so-simple way to cover plants on chilly evenings. Up next, he shows you two brilliant ways to water your plants sans-can. We'll be trying all of these in our gardens this weekend!

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

More How to Garden

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

Add My Photo close
I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px.
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
No one has shared their photo yet.
close