Readers’ New Gardening Uses for Old Things
Original purpose: Steeping tea.
Aha! use: Between-crack weed killer. Pour the piping-hot liquid onto the growths that peek through cement to wipe them out.
Reward: A zero-chemical way to keep pavement tidy.
—submitted by Maureen McFadden Hill
Far from boring, this go-to neutral can take any room to new stylish heights.