All sorts of things can taste better, by adding a little sprinkle of cinnamon. This aromatic spice has been used as a seasoning and flavor additive for foods and drinks for a long time. The Romans added cinnamon to bitter wines in order to improve their taste profiles. Nowadays, cinnamon is utilized in teas and alcoholic beverages, like the immensely popular and widely appealing Fireball whiskey. But, there are a lot of non-food related ways in which the power of cinnamon can be harnessed.
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A typical issue is that a nasty fungus may create alongside young, newly planted seeds sprout. The fungus can be the reason for ‘damping off.’ That is a disease which is destructive to vulnerable seedlings, because it can greatly debilitate or destroy them. The fungus prospers in warm, humid environments.
In order to combat the typical problem, reach into your spice cabinet and take out the powdered cinnamon. You just have to sprinkle a little bit of the aromatic spice onto the soil around the plants. It will protect your seedlings. Just a pinch will be enough. Some gardeners also use some other ways. For example, add in the cinnamon when mixing up the potting soil. When the fungus grows on the surface and plant stems, it works best to just sprinkle it on the top layer of soil. Cinnamon has anti-fungal properties which fight and protect against fungus from forming. That is why it is used. Cinnamon does not harm the delicate plants. It is an effective, and all-natural way to help your seedlings grow.
This time, many people begin planting most vegetable seedlings. So, it is not too late to try utilizing some cinnamon on them. But, if you have not started yours yet, you should hurry before it is too late.
Source of the video: Gary Pilarchik