Front loading washer: Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.
Meaning of number codes on fruit -- 4 numbers = produce was conventionally grown. 5 numbers starting with number 8 = genetically modified seeds. 5 numbers starting with number 9 = organically grown (not genetically modified seeds).
(herb garden idea) Got Pallets? Don't feel like turning up a bunch of grass? Use a pallet as a garden bed - staple garden cloth on the backside of the pallet fill with dirt and start growing! Courtesy of: Backyard Diva
Mosquitos hate the smell of garlic more than anything and will do anything to escape the smell. Works for 3 months. Buy the biggest jar of garlic that you can find and sprinkle it around the yard. Even poor out the “garlic water” close to the back door.
5 Essential Oils to Makeover your Medicine Cabinet. These oils work. I've used them to relieve fevers, tummy aches, headaches, and even on my sons toe infection. I use them with the humidifier when one of the boys has a stuffy nose.
130 uses for vinegar -- Vinegar is a great safe GREEN cleaner for lots of things around the house My favorite is: Keep cats away. Sprinkle vinegar on an area to discourage cats from walking, sleeping, or scratching on it