Golf Tee as a Garden Marker
Plunk a tee next to every perennial bulb you plant and you’ll know where the bulbs are even when the leaves are not visible.
Golf Tees as Corn Holders
To keep your fingers off the buttery kernels, wedge golf-tee handles into the cob ends.
Sandpaper as Grout Cleaner
Fold a piece of medium-grit sandpaper in half, rough-side out, and use the creased edge to scrub out the stains in bathroom-tile grout.
Tennis Ball as a Comforter Fluffer
Speed up the drying time of bulky bedding by tossing a couple of tennis balls in the load.
Charcoal as Dehumidifier
Want a trusty—not rusty—hammer? Stow a lump of charcoal in your toolbox to slow corrosion on hardware.