Wait! Before you toss these items in the trash or recycling bin, check out all of the brilliant ways you can repurpose them around your home.
Lugging a heavy bag of seeds or lawn fertiliser out to the footpath is no fun, and it’s tough to spread evenly with a shovel or cup.
You get a clump in one spot and none in another, so you’re wasting both time and product.
Here’s a great solution. Make a 'sidewalk salt shaker' from a big plastic coffee container with a handle.
Poke 1/4-in. holes in the lid and fill it with sand, cat litter, seeds, or a mix of whatever you want and shake away! — Tony DeMarse.
If the yard has more weeds than grass, the simplest solution might be to dig it all up and start again.