Weird uses for everyday items in your garden

What to do with old tights, and 10 other ways of re-using household items in your garden.

1. Tights

Doe eating plants in garden

Ever wondered what to do with old tights?

Here are a few ways they can be put to use in your garden:

  • fill them with hair clippings to repel deer;
  • use them to tie up tomatoes and beans;
  • turn them into a hammock for growing melons;
  • use them to store onions and off-season bulbs;
  • fill them with soap scraps for cleaning hands at a garden tap; and
  • use them to prevent soil from being lost in houseplants.
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