Readers’ New Gardening Uses for Old Things
Original purpose: Covering up last night’s nibbles.
Aha! use: Aphid eliminator. Ball up the tinfoil—shiny side out—and scatter the wads in the soil around plants. The surface will reflect bright sunlight, scaring off aphids.
Reward: An end to insect infestation.
—submitted by Angelina Fu
Far from boring, this go-to neutral can take any room to new stylish heights.