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Watering HouseplantsWatering Houseplants
By imapigeon on November 15, 2013

Water indoor or outdoor planters (especially hanging ones) with ice cubes. The ice melts slowly, giving the plant's roots a thorough watering, and the water doesn't drip everywhere.

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Cheap Garden LightsCheap Garden Lights
By imapigeon on September 25, 2012

Thrift-store glass globes can be topped with the light portions from solar stake-lights and placed throughout the garden as hanging or staked accent lights.

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Keep Cats off Your Outdoor FurnitureKeep Cats off Your Outdoor Furniture
By imapigeon on April 1, 2012

Setting inexpensive but attractive plastic beach balls on your outdoor furniture will keep unauthorized cats from lounging on it after hours.

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Use Beach Balls for AccentUse Beach Balls for Accent
By imapigeon on December 31, 2011

Inexpensive beach balls can be tucked among foliage as garden ornaments. They're easy to replace if you change your accent colors.

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Use an Old Electric Toothbrush for Garden CleanupUse an Old Electric Toothbrush for Garden Cleanup
By imapigeon on November 30, 2011

Uses for an electric toothbrush:

  1. Cleaning gardening dirt out from under my finger- and toe-nails
  2. Making the tiles in my fountain spotless
  3. Removing mortar and grout when working on mosaic projects
Save the old brushes to pop back on the handle for various non-dental uses.

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Christmas Ornaments for Garden DecorChristmas Ornaments for Garden Decor
By imapigeon on October 29, 2011

Shop the Christmas aisles early for ornaments that can be used in the garden.

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Strawberry PlantersStrawberry Planters
By imapigeon on September 5, 2011

The top of a strawberry planter makes a great base for a garden ball or birdbath.

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