Archive for June, 2008

Natural Deer Repellent

Natural Deer Repellent

| June 28, 2008 | 12 Comments

I love nature just as much as the next person but there are a few things that really work my nerves. The insatiable hosta munching deer is one of them, second only to flower box and yard destroying squirrel. Hair to Repel Deer There are several ways to deter deer from eating your plants (they […]

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A New Level of Composting

| June 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

I came across a website today that I thought was interesting.  The name of it is Green Living Tips. I guess what caught me was an article entitled Composting Human Waste.  I think I’ve got quite a bit of er… evolving to do before I seriously consider that option. For you more advanced green individuals, […]

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Stretch your Dish Washing Liquid with Hydrogen Peroxide

| June 18, 2008 | 6 Comments

On a whim, I decided to mix hydrogen peroxide with my dish washing liquid. Normally after I get through washing the dishes, I clean the sink with a little hydrogen peroxide. It scrubs the stainless steel sink clean, leaves a great shine and it also disinfects the sink, sponge and counter top area. One day […]

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Squirrel-B-Gone: No More Flowerbeds for You!

Squirrel-B-Gone: No More Flowerbeds for You!

| June 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

It looks like pepper works. In my last post I ranted a bit about squirrels reeking havoc with my plants so I peppered them (the plants, not the squirrels). This morning, I was hard at work on my laptop and I happened to look up and I saw my archenemy, the squirrel stalking (in that […]

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Can you spell S-Q-U-I-R-R-E-L   S-O-U-P?

Can you spell S-Q-U-I-R-R-E-L S-O-U-P?

| June 8, 2008 | 1 Comment

I’m so annoyed with those tiny four-legged garden destroyers that I’m about to scream! They chew up the lawn, they overturn all of my flowers and they constantly toss the dirt out of my flower boxes.  I caught one squirrel mid dirt toss and I sprayed it with the water hose.  The little bugger took […]

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Let Fido Help You to Recycle

| June 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

For pet owners who don’t compost, maybe you should consider recycling your fruit and vegetable peels for your dog. The other day I was making a batch of carrot, apple, and raisin salad (the only way I can get a vegetable into my daughter). I used untold amounts of organic carrots. After thoroughly washing the […]

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Sometimes all it takes is water

| June 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

We are so accustomed to adding a cleaning additive to our water in order to clean anything. Have you ever tried cleaning your windows with just water first? Just for grins, fill a spray bottle with water. Use it to clean your windows before you attempt to use a cleaning additive (even if the additive […]

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