Cleaning your shovels and gardening tools with a thick paste of vinegar and baking soda before putting them away at the end of summer will help prolong their life while preventing rust at the same time.
Cleaning terracotta pots is easy using a thick paste of baking soda and vinegar, then rinsing with a hot soapy water for a great sterilized pot that is ready for the next plant!
Tape on windows
If you have found a little tape left on your windows, in the car or on your house, you can use a paste of baking soda and water to loosen the glue that holds the tape on.
Hammocks and trampolines
You can wipe down hammocks and trampolines on your lawn, with a baking soda and water mixture that will keep the dust down, brighten the colors, and to help you keep your outdoor ‘toys’ clean.
You can keep ants out of your kitchen by sprinkling baking soda under your cupboards and around your kitchen where the ants seem to be getting in.
If you are washing your siding, add a half-cup of baking soda to each gallon of water for a great clean that brightens your colors.