6 Useful Gardening Hacks You'll Love This Spring

Learn how coffee grounds can be good for your garden and more with these helpful hacks.

Keep 'Em Fresh

FTD Fresh

What's the best way to keep your cut flowers fresh longer? Depending on who you ask, you'll hear some pretty crazy theories. Luckily for us, the florists at FTD decided to put the most popular remedies to the test. From vinegar and sugar to vodka, see how five different ingredients affected the lifespan of a blooming bouquet.

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Veggie Time

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need an impressive backyard garden to grow your own veggies. Many vegetables can be grown in pots, if you know the right tricks! Check out our tips for potted veggies and you'll have fresh salsa ingredients at your fingertips in no time. Bonus: Growing your own ingredients saves you money and a trip to the grocery store.

Caffeinated Garden

If coffee is what gets you up and feeling good in the morning, it probably won't surprise you the hear that coffee grounds can also be used to perk up your garden. Besides smelling amazing, coffee can have some serious benefits such as sheet mulch, slug deterrent, and at-home composting.

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DIY Compost

Composting is a buzzing topic right now, and with so many benefits, it's easy to see why! With compost, you are adding nutrients to your soil, recycling kitchen scraps, and saving money. Check out our compost tips to find the best composting methods for your family. Your garden will thank you for this!

Succulent Shower

Ikea Hackers

If you don't have any more room on your desk for succulents, maybe it's time to move your favorite little plants to the wall. A hanging shower organizer is surprisingly a great home for a pretty succulent garden. Learn how to repurpose this cheap item into a living décor piece for your home.

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Water Jug

A Journey to a Dream

Watering small indoor plants can be tricky. For a spill-proof way to tend to your plants, check out this gardening hack made from an upcycled milk jug. The holes in the lid evenly distribute the water while the handle makes pouring a cinch.

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