Synopses & Reviews
What do antacids, baby shampoo, and vodka have in common? They are all super powerful, money-saving solutions described in this home-improvement guide to solving common health, home, and garden problems with products found on any supermarket's shelves. Aside from their traditional usage, these and other well-known supermarket products have secret lives as health and beauty aids, household cleaners, stain removers, and bug killers. Readers will learn how to heal a headache with a lime, unclog a drain with antacids, remove grease stains with mayonnaise, and extinguish garden pests with vegetable oil, along with discovering the secret power of such supermarket staples as buttermilk, coffee, cucumbers, honey, oatmeal, tea, and wax paper. Conveniently organized by shopping item, from aluminum foil to vegetable oil, this book has aisle after aisle of supermarket shopping tips and includes features such as "Remarkable Recipes," "Trash to Treasure," and "Jerry's Fun Facts."
About the Author
is the author of more than 50 books, including Jerry Baker's Flower Garden Problem Solver, Jerry Baker's Giant Book of Garden Solutions, Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic, Jerry Baker's Perfect Perennials!,
and Plants Are Like People
, and his gardening specials have been televised on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.