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Plants: Fertilizer
 
 

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Save money on fertilizer for your houseplants by using milk that you would otherwise discard.  When your milk container is empty, put a little water in it and shake it so that the residue left on the sides goes into the water.  Use this water to fertilize your plants.

 

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Here are some additional frugal tips to save money fertilizing houseplants.

 

- Dilute your fertilizer and add each time you water them. Use 1/4 the recommended amount.
 
- Use a brand of fertilizer like Miracle-Gro that often has sales and coupons.
 
- Use a fertilizer that can be used indoors and outdoors like Alaska Fish fertilizer.
 
- Use the correct size pot for your plants. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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