September 13, 2012

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Lily growing in a pot

Lily Pad (Pennsylvania)Raising a lily pad without a pond? It works good in a plastic or foam flower pot. Here's proof


Recycled materials make a garden flower.

Recycled Garden Flower Yard ArtMy brother made this for me out of my dishes from the attic, a spatula, spoon, and old spindle from a banister. Gotta love it. His touch was the metal around the flower.


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Use Dental Floss for SewingDental floss is cheap and much stronger than any thread. It works extremely well for sewing on buttons, tool holsters on jeans or anything, that you have fixed once before.


Use a Towel to Catch Steam from Cooking

Use a Towel to Catch Steam from CookingIf you have a microwave or a fan above your stove, then this tip is for you. I put a towel in the door of my microwave to catch the steam. When you are done cooking, just wipe what steam is left.


Mancala game board from an egg carton

Egg Carton Mancala GameMancala is considered one of the oldest games in the world and is played just about everywhere nowadays. When my students played, they used dried beans and empty egg cartons.



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Gluing Buttons to Back of Hand Mirror?What kind of paste would I use to put old buttons on the back of a hand mirror and do I paint it first?


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Cantaloupe Fruit Stopped Growing?My cantaloupe are small, seems to have stopped growing. It had been watered when the yard was, 3x a week, but I've cut it down to 2x a week. Have I over watered it?


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