PESTS can eat away at the hard work people put into their gardens.
Thankfully, peels from a popular fruit can be the easiest way to get rid of the damaging insects, so gardeners shouldn't be quick to discard them.
Orange peels can help get rid of the pests that run rampage in gardens.
The peels can lure the slugs out and by the next morning they the peels and slugs can be discarded, according to LifeHacker.
Start by slicing the peel in half and removing the fruit from one side. Then slice that half into strips and set those in your garden.
Once the slugs come out and are sitting on the strips, you can remove them from your garden.
Orange peelings can also be a natural bug repellent for your garden.
Many of the pests that call your garden home will move on since they don't like the smell of oranges.
This can be accomplished by slicing a few orange peels into strips and setting them in your garden. Make sure to replace them once they start to dry up; the drier the peel, the less effective it is.
The peels can also be used to make a bug deterring spray.
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Add a few peels and one cup of boiling water to a pot and let it boil for 10 minutes. After that, let it cool, strain the water, and add it to a empty spray bottle.
This DIY mixture can be sprayed all across your garden to keep bugs like: slugs, aphids, ants, whiteflies, fruit flies, and others away from your garden.
Some people on TikTok may claim that banana peels are great for gardening, however orange peelings are the better alternative, according to the article.
Orange peels can be used as pots for the seeds before they are planted outside.
Before you eat an orange, cut it in half and remove the fruit. Once that's done, poke a hole at the bottom of the peel for draining.
Finally, add some dirt and seeds and watch the seedlings grow. When it's time to transfer the plant outside, you can just plant the makeshift pot right in the ground.
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Probably the most beneficial element of this peelings is that it can be used to nourish your plants.
Nutrients like phosphorus, nitrogen, and potassium will be added to your plants just by following the tips above.
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