Use Weeds as Garden Mulch, Start Seedlings In Your Parked Car, Make a Camp Stove from a Can, and More Country Lore

Use your empty lot for a farmers’ market; make a birdhouse from an ice cream container; use plastic bags for paint trays; remove plastic laminate with an infrared heat lamp; make homemade fire starters from old crayons, candles, sawdust, and an egg carton; retread footie pajamas, find tape ends easily with bread bag tabs; fill holes in plaster walls with toothpaste; keep gloves organized; cover seeds with sand after rainy weather planting; and more household tips from MOTHER’s readers. Originally published as "Weeds, Seeds, and Camping Needs" in the October/November 1992 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

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