Cooking for Daily Living
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Household Hints

Save coffee grounds and banana skins and dig them into the soil around rose bushes. The potash from the skins is said o be beneficial and the coffee grounds loosen and aerate the oil.

Newspapers shredded and soaked can be tilled into your garden as a soil builder.

Moth balls seem to help repel skunks around the house. Maybe they won’t stay where something smells worse than they do!

If the moth balls fail, boil vinegar in an open pan to help do away with the scent. Discard any vinegar left in the pan, as it will become strong due to evaporation. Should your dog be contaminated by the varmint, give him a bath in tomato juice.