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Joey Green's Gardening Magic: More Than 1,145 Ingenious Gardening Solutions Using Brand-Name Products

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Publisher Comments:

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:

  • Waste weeds with white vinegar
  • Grow moss with yogurt
  • Germinate seeds with plastic wrap and paper towels
  • Make a scarecrow with trash bags
  • Kill slugs with beer
  • Boost a compost pile with soda
  • Fertilize a lawn with coffee
  • Lubricate a lawn mower with peanut butter

Review:

"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

Synopsis:

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

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

Contents

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Ants

Aphids

Azaleas

Barbecues

Beans

Berries

Birds

Bulbs

Cabbage

Cats and Dogs

Clothing

Compost

Corn

Cut Flowers

Cuttings

Cutworms

Deer

Diseases

Eggplants

Fertilizer

Flowers

Fruit Trees

Fungus

Garbage Cans

Gardenias

Garlic

Germinating

Gloves

Gnats

Gophers and Moles

Grapes

f0Hand Cleaner

Harvesting

Herbs

Hoses

Hot Caps

Houseplants

Insects

Japanese Beetles

Labels

Lawn Mowers

Lawns

Lettuce

Melons

Mildew

Mosquitoes

Moss

Mulch

Onions

Patio Furniture

Peppers

Poison Ivy

Potatoes and Avocados

Potted Plants

Pruning

Pumpkins

Rabbits

Rodents

Roses

Sap

Scarecrows

Seeding

Skunks

Slugs and Snails

Soil

Squirrels and Raccoons

Staking

Storing Seeds

Tomatoes

Tools

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Wasps

Watering

Weeds

Whiteflies

Worms

Acknowledgments

Sources

Trademark Information

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579548551
Subtitle:
More Than 1,145 Ingenious Gardening Solutions Using Brand-Name Products
Author:
Green, Joey
Publisher:
Rodale Books
Location:
Emmaus, Pa.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Brand name products
Subject:
Organic gardening
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
20030913
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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"Review" by , "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."
"Synopsis" by ,
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

"Synopsis" by , 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.
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