Use Leftover Cooking Water To Water Plants

Posted by @SongofJoy on
When you boil or steam vegetables, don't pour the water down the drain. Save the cooled water and use it to water potted plants. Many plants will respond well to the added nutrients from the water. Fruit and vegetable peels can also be soaked in water for about eight hours before the water is used to water houseplants. Strain out the peelings and toss them onto the compost pile.

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Delicious potatoes by SongofJoy Dec 9, 2013 11:54 AM 0
Great idea! by Bubbles Dec 9, 2013 10:39 AM 7
What about the salt? by dyzzypyxxy Dec 9, 2013 10:36 AM 1

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