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Joey Green's Gardening Magic: More Than 1,145 Ingenious Gardening Solutions Using Brand-Name Productsby Joey Green
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Solve your gardening problems with items from your pantry. From the man who taught Jay Leno to shave with Peanut Butter and Rosie O'Donnell to condition her hair with whip cream. Joey Green's Magic Garden, is compendium of practical tips for any gardener.
Here is just a sample of the more than 1,000 ideas you will find within:
"Carefully researching thousands of popular products, often going straight to the manufacturers to learn how and why items may have uses their inventors never intended, Green appeals to the cunning side of every intrepid gardener who has ever had to shoo a squirrel or stymie a slug." Booklist
Feed your plants Aunt Jemima® Original Syrup?!
From the man who taught Jay Leno to shave with Jif® Peanut Butter and helped Rosie O'Donnell condition her hair with Reddi-wip® comes the first gardening book that tells you how to use the brand-name products sitting in your pantry right now to help you solve all your gardening problems.
The ever-inventive Joey Green returns with countless new ways to utilize products you'll find around your house-- saving yourself a trip (or trips!) to the garden center.
You'll love this treasure trove of inexpensive, quirky tips, like how to:
* Boost a compost pile with Coca-Cola®
* Control Japanese beetles with Wesson® Corn Oil
* Fertilize a lawn with Maxwell House® Coffee
* Protect tomato seedlings with Dixie® Cups
* Lubricate a lawn mower with Jif® Peanut Butter
* Deter deer with Bounce®
* Feed your flowers with Lipton® Tea Bags
And much, much more!
* Control aphids with Tabasco® Sauce
* Waste weeds with Heinz® White Vinegar
* Germinate seeds with Bounty® Paper Towels
* Make a scarecrow with Glad® Trash Bags
From the man who taught Jay Leno to shave with Jif peanut butter comes a compendium of practical tips for any gardener. Green presents more than 1,000 ideas, including how to control aphids with Tabasco Sauce and how to kill slugs with Budweiser. 50 illustrations.
About the Author
Joey Green, guru of weird uses for brand-name products, is also the author of Joey Green's Amazing Kitchen Cures, Joey Green's Magic Brands, Polish Your Furniture with Panty Hose, as well as more than 20 other titles. Joey has appeared on The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, Today, The View, and The Rosie O'Donnell Show.
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