Here are a few more quick tips--
--WD40 removes dirt and grime from the bbq grill.
--WD40 keeps ceramic/teracotta garden pots from oxidizing.
--Save your newspapers to use in your flowerbeds. Place a layer of newspaper, get it soaking wet and then cover with mulch and forget about weeds.
--To keep squirrels from eating your plants, sprinkle with cayenne pepper. The cayenne pepper doesn't hurt the plant, but the squirrels won't go near it.
Some outdoor tips that WORK FOR ME!