BEST USES FOR DIATOMACEOUS EARTH

 

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i use this stuff for everything! from keeping ants out of my house, to de-fleaing the pets, to taking for a detox for myself… this stuff is “magic”. i never put any poisons on anything in my gardens but DE makes it possible to still grow organically while killing those little suckers! i buy the FOOD GRADE ONLY in 50 lb. bags. i even bought a bag for my mom and she thinks it’s wonderful, as well. check out the article…it’s informative and helpful.

best uses of diatomaceous earth

31 surprising uses for borax

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i have used borax when making my homemade laundry detergent, for getting rid of ants… i mix borax with some tang.  that way i can see how much i’m spreading… the ants like the tang because of all the sugar and carry it back to the nest. the other ants eat it and voila, no more ants.   check out this link for many other uses for borax.

31 uses for borax

make your own vinegar

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Vinegar is easy to make, from a variety of products. And you can make your own mother of vinegar too, although you don’t actually need it. All you have to do is add already-made vinegar to apple cider, in a proportion of 1:4. However, to make mother of vinegar, expose a mixture of one-half vinegar and one-half cider to a temperature of 80 degrees for a few days. The thin scum that forms on the surface is mother of vinegar.

learn more at the link! homemade vinegar

SUPER EASY HARD LOTION BARS

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3 ingredient lotion bars!  i garden and my hands suffer for it. always in the dirt and being washed with a nail brush a zillion times a day… i have tried it all for softening my hands and my poor torn cuticles.  this recipe is super simple and requires only THREE ingredients!!  go to the link for the total step by step instructions.

http://commonsensehome.com/super-easy-hard-lotion-bars/