#1. Planting guide.
Place a ladder flat on the soil and press down; repeat to make a series of parallel rows.
#2. Utensil holder.
Hang a section of ladder from the ceiling with ropes and suspend pots and pans from it.
Use an old ladder (preferably one with rounded rungs) to support climbing vines. Stand two facing each other and span a third across the top to make an arbor.
Place planks across the rungs of two ladders; adjust the height by using higher or lower rungs.
#1. Fingernail treatment.
Soak fingertips for 5 minutes in 1 cup warm water and the juice of half a lemon. After pushing back the cuticles, rub lemon peel back and forth across the nail.
#2. Hair lightener.
Comb lemon juice evenly through hair, then let it dry in the sun; repeat once a day for at least a week.
#3. Bathroo cleanser.
Rub stained enamel fixtures with a cut lemon; for stubborn stains, use a paste of lemon juice and borax.
#4. Lettuce crispr.
Soak soggy lettuce in a bowl of cold water to which you've added the juice of half a lemon; refrigerate for 1 hour.
BR>#4. Blemish healer.
Dab a pimple with lemon juice several times a day.
#5. Pore cleanser.
Combine 1 qt. boiling water, the juice of 1/2 lemon, and 1 to 2 Tbsp. dried thyme or mint. Steam your face 12 inches above the mixture for 15 minutes, then rinse with very cold water.
#6. Sponge renewer.
To salvage a soured sponge, saturate it with lemon juice, then rinse it thoroughly.
#7. Apple preservative.
Keep sliced apples from turning brown by saturating them with lemon juice.
#8. Piano prettifer.
Rub a paste of 2 parts salt and 1 part lemon juice on piano keys; wipe off with a damp cloth then buff with a dry one.
#9. Air freshener.
If the odor of fish lingers long after you've cooked it, place a pierced lemon in a 300 degree oven for 15 minutes, leaving the oven door slightly open.
#10. Hand deoderizer.
Can't get rid of that onion or fishy smell on your hands? Sprinkle powdered mustard on them, then add enough lemon juice to make a paste; rub in well, then wash with soap and water.