Archive for September, 2010

Removing soap residue from shower curtain

Helen asks: I have a nylon (I think) shower curtain that has white patches of soap residue. How would you recommend getting it clean? I’m not wanting to wash it too many times as it has a plastic tapes across the top which I think might crack.

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Drying herbs

The secret to well-flavoured dried herbs is freshness.  The first art of freshness is picking the herbs fresh from the garden and starting the dryng process immediately. I cut bunches of herbs,

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Remove grass stains from clothes

To get grass stains out of clothing, soak in a bucket with a strong solution of an enzyme based laundry detergent, then wash as usual.  Fantastic for white cricket trousers!

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Growing lettuces

You can grow those lovely crunchy fancy leaf lettuces in any outdoor container. 

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