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Storing small toys

November 23, 2011 Filed under Tip of the Day

Trim the tops off clear plastic soft drink bottles with a sharp knife and use to store small toys such as matchbox cars, marbles, plastic linking blocks.

Large corks and small bottles

January 24, 2011 Filed under Tip of the Day

If you lose a cork for a bottle or jar, make a large cork fit a small bottle by cutting a wedge shaped piece out of the inner end of the cork.  The gap closes when the cork is put into the bottle.  Don’t slice off pieces on the outside of the cork.

Growing lettuces

September 28, 2010 Filed under Gardening in small spaces

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

Growing strawberries

April 3, 2009 Filed under Gardening in small spaces

You can grow strawberries in hanging baskets or in pots. These are decorative as well as productive.

You will need them to be in a sunny place so the fruit Read more

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