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Tame a wild barbecue - Toss a bit of salt on flames from food dripping in barbecue grills to reduce the flames & calm the smoke without cooling the coals (like water does).
Kill poison ivy - Mix three pounds of salt with a gallon of soapy water (use a gentle dish soap) & apply to leaves and stems with a sprayer, avoiding any plant life that you want to keep.
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Deter patio weeds - If weeds or grass grow between bricks or blocks in your patio, sidewalk, or driveway, carefully spread salt between the cracks, then sprinkle with water or wait for rain to wet it down.

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  • Your so smart. I didn't know that salt would do all that. I know you can kill slugs with salt.... we thought that was fun when we were kids. Mom didn't think it was so wonderful though. emoticon - by GREYPARK
  • i use salt to put on paper napkins so that the sweatty drink glasses don't stick to them. it works. - by MOTTAMAMALOU
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    I wonder if it would kill out dandelions and other weeds in a gravel walkway and drive way - by ONLYTEMPORARY
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    THESE ARE GREAT IDEAS emoticon - by KEEPONMOVIN2

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