Banana Peel Rose Fertilizer

home hack for the garden

Banana peel rose fertilizer is a great hack for growing beautiful roses. The peels decompose quickly and release nutrients such as nitrogen and potassium into the soil. The simplest way to take advantage of the nutrient rich banana peel is to bury them six inches from the base of your rose bush and one inch deep. You can also cut them into smaller pieces if you wish.

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Waterproof Canvas Shoes With a Candle, It Really Works!

Andy and Madeleine of Lifehacker answers the question,”Can you waterproof shoes with a candle?” Spoiler alert, their answer is an emphatic,”yes!” Not only that they show us how in this fun video. It’s easy and amazingly effective to waterproof canvas shoes when you use these step by step instructions. All you need is an unscented tea candle, canvas shoes and a blow dryer. Just rub entire surface of shoes with candle, leaving a light wax coating, then blow dry shoes with hair dryer to melt wax, and you’re done!

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Crayon Candle Hack- Zombie Survival Tips

Survive the Zombie apocalypse, or just use this fun hack when you’re in a pinch! We found it on YouTube’s CrazyRussianHacker channel “Where safety is number one priority.” It is part of his Zombie Survival Series which is both educational and fun. It’s also a great camping hack when you have a three year old who likes to color with you! You can also use this crayon candle hack during a power outage.

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Tuna Can Buddy Burner DIY How To

We found this hack on the Crazy Russian Hacker YouTube channel where “safety is number one priority.” To make this tuna can buddy burner all you need is an aluminum can (doesn’t have to be tuna), cardboard and candle wax. This is a great hack for camping or when the power goes out! Cut a strip of cardboard the size of your can, roll it up and melt wax over it. When it is time to use your buddy burner, just light it using a match or candle lighter. This burner will last for hours!

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How to Retrofit an Antique Stove

This is a great hack submitted by Margee Moore over at moxiemom.com. Follow the link below to learn how she retrofitted her 1920’s American made stove. In her post, “How to Retrofit an Antique Stove” Moxie explains how she feared she’d have to get rid of this beautiful piece because it was a safety hazard. That is until she did some investigating and found the answer she was looking for. Thanks Margee for submitting this great hack!

How to Retrofit an Antique Stove

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Easy Potato Peeling Hack

Peeling potatoes can be quick and simple and Dave Hax shows us how in this short step-by-step YouTube video. All you need is a knife, potatoes and pot for boiling. Clean potatoes before you boil them. Then follow the simple instructions in this Dave Hax YouTube video. Medium sized potatoes should take 15 to 30 minutes to cook, depending on your elevation. For roasted potatoes, chips or french fries, Dave suggests parboiling instead of boiling, then peel as instructed in video. Finally, finish preparing potatoes according to your recipe.

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