Baking soda is a gardener’s


1. Natural fungicide: Mix baking soda with water and liquid soap to spray on plants and fight fungal diseases like oidium.

2. Weed killer: apply baking soda directly to weeds in the garden to kill them without harming surrounding plants.

3. Parasite deterrent: A mixture of baking soda and flour can deter parasites like cabbage worms and fleas when sprayed on plants.

4. Soil Amendment: Baking soda can be used to neutralize over-acidic soil, improving the environment for plant growth.

5. Tomato Sweetener: Sprinkle baking soda around tomato plants to reduce the acidity of the soil, which results in sweeter tomatoes.

6. Compost Enhancer: Speed up the composting process by making the environment more alkaline with baking soda.

7. Odor absorber: Neutralize odors in areas like compost bins by spraying baking soda.

8. Tool Cleaner: Clean garden tools by scrubbing them with baking soda to remove dirt and rust.

9. Seed germination: Improve seed germination by soaking them in a baking soda solution before planting them.

10. Ant Repellent: Repel ants by creating barriers with baking soda around plants or ant paths.

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