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Flower Pot as Garden Tool Holder

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Flower pot used to hold garden toolsAnn Stratton

Fill a terra-cotta pot with builder's sand (sold at hardware stores), then stir in some mineral oil—just enough to dampen the sand. The mixture will clean the tools and prevent corrosion and rust. (If the pot has a hole on the bottom, cover it with duct tape.)

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