weed prevention for two years: newspaper will prevent any grass/weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after ~ 18 months. By that time, any grass/weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead.
Peppermint oil for mosquito repellant. Dilute 1 part peppermint oil with 10 parts rubbing alcohol.Mix peppermint oil with other types of natural oils that act as an insect repellent, such as rosemary oil, lemongrass oil and lemon eucalyptus oil.
Under Counter Fruit Bin ~ THIS is a real cool idea for kitchen storage (for other home organizing too). Could be an easy DIY project with crates. Paint to match your kitchen decor and free up some counter space!