29 May '11, 6pm

What trash? Try these 7 reused items give your garden an extra boost

The previous owner of my house left about 15 cinder blocks and I was full of ideas on how to use them: as a raised flower bed, as planters, but I ended up just making a raised patio with the flat side. It provides habitat for insects and lizards and my son and cat love sitting on it and sunning or playing. I love the suggestion for using lemonade mix containers. I use one to collect change and the lids are perfect for scooping out just the right amount of dog food for my pets or for scooping bird seed for the feeder! The lids can also be used to collect small amounts of change or for keeping my kitchen junk drawer and desk supplies like paper clips organized! I was glad to see that I was on the right track using my empty coffee cans to put my compost in! It’s great not to have to take it out every day. The sealed lid really does contain the smell and encourages the decompo...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/03/28/7-reused-items-to-boo...

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