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    Following from the 'washing powder' thread, any other tips out there? Sure we have lots to share.

    Mine is bicarbonate of soda on carpets etc to rid of smells, liked spilt milk, it works!

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    You can put a dish of it in the fridge too to absorb smells.
    One thing that did amaze me was olive oil and fag ash mixed to a past to get rid of rings on furniture, worked really well when I tried it, but did have a lot of ingredient to hand.
    I found a whole book of things to do with bicarb and when I went to the chemist to get something other than a silly little pot of it, was told I was unable to get larger quantities as it's used to cut drugs.
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    On Beetroot packets, it says about thinning them out. Some tips I was given.
    1) Take the time to plant the seeds more sparingly, even singly
    2) Don't take out the skinny ones, take out the bigger ones and transplant them!
    3) When a bit bigger, transplant the skinny ones.
    For some reason, this transplanting seems to do em good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zebedee View Post
    On Beetroot packets, it says about thinning them out. Some tips I was given.
    1) Take the time to plant the seeds more sparingly, even singly
    2) Don't take out the skinny ones, take out the bigger ones and transplant them!
    3) When a bit bigger, transplant the skinny ones.
    For some reason, this transplanting seems to do em good.
    Gardening "wisdom" says that you shouldn't transplant beetroot but in reality (if you can be bothered) it's fine.
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    Don't eat yellow snow!
    The brown stuff is non too healthy either?
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