Uses of vinegar in the garden

We use vinegar a lot for cooking, but did you know that it also has different uses in the garden? Whether to prevent or eliminate pests and diseases, or to have a slightly more acidic soil, with this product we can have much healthier horticultural plants .

That is why we are going to tell you what the uses of vinegar in the garden are , so that you can enjoy both growing your vegetables and fruit trees, as well as their flavor.


  • 1 Repels flies
  • 2 Prevents fungi from appearing
  • 3 Protect your garden from slugs and snails
  • 4 Fertilize your horticultural plants
  • 5 Acidifies the soil and irrigation water
  • 6 Clean garden tools

repel flies

Prevent fruit fly with vinegar

The fruits have a very pleasant taste for flies, which not only land on them to taste them but can also lay their eggs inside them, as is the case with the fruit fly . Fortunately, we can keep them away if we mix 1 cup of water + 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar + 1/4 cup of sugar and pour the solution into an open container on the tree.

Prevent fungus from appearing

Fungi are microorganisms that cause many problems to plants and their seeds. One way to avoid them is to simply spray them with pure vinegar .

Protect your garden from slugs and snails

snail on plant

These molluscs do a lot of damage, especially to younger plants. We can prevent this from happening by spraying them with undiluted vinegar .

Fertilize your horticultural plants

As important as irrigation is the subscriber. Without “food”, plants will not be able to grow or fruit properly. To achieve a healthier garden, we will add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to 3 liters of water , and water it.

Acidifies soil and irrigation water

Drip irrigation in the orchard

There are some plants that need slightly acidic soil and irrigation water, such as blueberries for example. For them, it is highly recommended to add 1 cup of vinegar in every three liters of water .

clean garden tools

Using garden tools that are not regularly cleaned can pose a risk to plants, as microorganisms (fungi, bacteria, viruses) can remain on them. Therefore, it is very important that we clean them, for example with vinegar. The mixture is as follows: 10 parts of water to 1 of vinegar .

Did you know that vinegar had so many uses?

Uses of vinegar in the garden

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