In every garden there are weeds. The trick is how to kill the weeds you hate without killing the plants you love. The answer is as simple as pouring boiling water on them! Within a few hours, the plants will be dead, their leaves and roots shriveled up, brown and cooked. The hot water kills them from the inside out.
wood ashe uses 1. De-skunk pets. 3. Enrich compost 4. Block garden pests. 5. Melt ice. 6. Control pond algae. 7. Pump up tomatoes. loving plants, 8. Clean glass fireplace doors. A damp sponge dipped in the dust scrubs away sooty residue. 9. Make soap. Soaking ashes in water makes lye, which can be mixed with animal fat and then boiled to produce soap. Salt makes it harden as it cools. 10. Shine silver. A paste of ash and water makes a dandy nontoxic metal polisher.
These are various succulents planted in a trunk. Cute! Keep in mind, succulents need excellent drainage, so make sure there is a good layer of rocks in the bottom of any container that does not drain well, and use soil mixed with sand.