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Fertilize your acid-loving houseplants (like ferns) with used tea bags. Simply open the bags and work the used tea leaves into the soil. The leaves will lower the pH level of the soil and provide nutrients, as well as pest and fungus control. You can also occasionally water houseplants with cooled twice-brewed tea for added
Make your own self-watering system for your garden plants while you’re on vacation. Simply drill or nail 3-4 small holes in the cap of a clean, empty 2-liter soda bottle. Cut off the bottom of the bottle, then insert it upside-down in the soil near the plants. Fill with water for slow-drip watering.