5 Amazing Things To Do With Sugar

Last updated on October 23rd, 2023 at 08:49 pm

We have recently seen together that salt can be very useful all over the house, but sugar is not to be outdone and can also surprise you. You just have to know how to use it to scare away some pests or to take care of your little green corner! Discover with us 5 amazing ways to use it!

1) Keep a bouquet in shape longer

5 Amazing Things To Do With Sugar

Use sugar and vinegar to prolong the beauty of the lovely bouquet that sits in your prettiest vase. It will nourish the flowers and the vinegar will fight bacteria that could affect the health of the plants. Put three tablespoons of vinegar and two tablespoons of vinegar in a liter of water.

2) Against parasitic worms in the garden

5 Amazing Things To Do With Sugar

5 Amazing Things To Do With Sugar

If your plants aren’t as strong as they used to be and you notice that the roots have knots or round lumps, they may be attacked by nematodes. Sprinkle the soil with sugar to keep the worms away while increasing the organic matter content of the soil. Count 2 kg for 25 m² of soil.

3) To clean ultra-dirty hands

5 Amazing Things To Do With Sugar

If your hands are full of grease or sporting paint stains, we wouldn’t wish good luck on removing it, but rather have some sugar on hand. Mix it with 50/50 olive oil and carefully rub your hands with it. The oil is great for destroying stains and the sugar will help with its abrasive grit. Your hands will have no choice but to be clean and soft!

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4) Trap flies without toxic ingredients with sugar

5 Amazing Things To Do With Sugar

Mix 500 ml of milk with 115 g of sugar and 60 g of ground black pepper. For 10 minutes, reduce the mixture over low heat, making sure to stir. Pour the mixture into containers and place them in strategic locations. The fish will be attracted to the mixture and come and drown in it!

5) Scare away cockroaches

To make them leave, mix equal parts sugar and bicarbonate. While the former will attract them irreparably, the latter will kill them. Sprinkle it in key areas of the house where you notice an infestation. Repeat often to be effective and to prevent their return. Be careful if you have children or animals, they must not ingest this mixture.


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