Begin fertilizing houseplants when new growth appears.
Seed bare spots in lawn.
The roar we hear when placing a seashell next to our ear is the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
Strawberries and cashews are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.
Try honey for cuts. Its antioxidant, anti-bacterial properties that help cleanse and heal wounds.
Great seed starter--repurpose a stale ice cream cone by filling it with soil and seeds. It’s biodegradable, making replanting easy.
Many drinks interfere with medications by either blocking their action or interacting with them to cause dangerous side effects. Avoid washing down medications with these drinks: grapefruit juice, coffee, milk, and alcohol.
Wear gloves when removing ladybugs from your home. When startled, ladybugs sometimes release a yellow fluid that can cause irritation if it comes in contact with your eyes or mouth.
Galangal—an Indian root, strongly flavored, related to ginger, also sold dried or powered. A popular Thai flavoring, in combination with ginger and lemongrass.
If you cut the bottom out of gallon-sized plastic milk jugs, they make excellent covers for small garden plants. Remove the caps to let in fresh air. They are transparent enough to admit sunlight.