Follow this guide and find out all the things you don't really need to throw away. Unlocking the hidden potential in these items will help save you money and the environment.
A leaky garden hose may seem like a bum tool, but if you poke some more holes in it and put a cap on the end, you've got an easy irrigation system for your garden -- so much cheaper than installing sprinklers! Just make sure you label it so you know which hose is which.
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