The best fountain secret in the world . . . who knew Hydrogen Peroxide was an awesome fountain cleaner all this time? And almost magic in the way it works. I have seen it clear a green and murky fountain to crystal clear water in 24 hours. It does not hurt the wildlife either, because it turns into oxygen by the time those 24 hours are up!
Simply pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of a fire ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.../ # Pin++ for Pinterest #
Wonder if old pie tins would work for this? Great idea for gutter downspout in front flower beds :) A potential attractive problem solver. Cascading dishes provide a unique replacement to conventional splash blocks at the bottom of downspouts. When placed under the downspout, they look like a beautiful garden fountain with the gentle sound of a waterfall when it rains.
Got Weeds? Use Vinegar: Homemade Weed Killer 1 gallon of white vinegar 1/2 cup salt Liquid dish soap (any brand) Empty spray bottle Put salt in the empty spray bottle and fill it the rest of the way up with white vinegar. Add a squirt of liquid dish soap. This solution works best if you use it on a hot day. Spray it on the weeds in the morning, and as it heats up it will do its work.