Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Many Uses of Vinegar In My Garden

Kill weeds and unwanted grass by pouring full-strength white distilled vinegar on them. Spray bottle works especially well in crevices and cracks of walkways and driveways.

Ants take off the other way when you pour vinegar on their playground.

Discourage those $%^&*^%$# cats from getting into the kids’ sandbox with white distilled vinegar.

Preserve cut flowers by adding 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar and 1 teaspoon sugar to a quart of water in a vase.

Clean stains in clay, glazed and plastic pots by soaking them for an hour in a solution of half water and half white distilled vinegar.

Gets rust off spigots, tools, screws or bolts by soaking the items overnight or for several days in undiluted white distilled vinegar.

Avoid skin problems after working in the garden by rinsing your hands in white distilled vinegar.

Sanitize outdoor furniture and picnic tables with a cloth soaked in white distilled vinegar.

Kill *&@#$% slugs by spraying them with a mixture of 1 part water and 1 part white distilled vinegar.

Clean plastic patio furniture with a solution of 1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar to 1 gallon of water.

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