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The beautiful green of his gaze held the most intense kind of promise. Her childhood had been spent squeezing emotion out of her soul. Her mother had whispered to her of the rehabilitated, the nightmare creatures who were nothing more than walking vegetables, their life drained away. The darkness of memory threatened to claw into her, but then a wave of love traveled down the twisting threads of the bond inside of her, this magical thing that tied her to the panther perched on the coffee-table opposite, his long legs spread to bracket her own.


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A tearing rush of tenderness filled his heart, but with it came a steely determination. She was probably wondering what he was doing telling such a bloodthirsty tale to two such small leopards. She didn’t realize how extraordinary she was, how being in a room with her made people feel better about life, about hope, about everything. He kissed her, remembering how very restrained she’d been when they had first met. Now get your lazy butt out of bed,” she said as she left the room. Kit’s leopard wasn’t as inquisitive as some, but the word “surprise” definitely acted like catnip.

Running a comb through his hair, he decided he was done and walked out to the smell of banana chocolate-chip pancakes. Sliding into a seat across from him, she made quick work of her own breakfast. When he went to the driver’s side door, she rolled her eyes and got into the passenger seat. They walked in silence until they reached the fallen log that was their personal marker. Reaching into a pocket, she pulled out a pair of silver dog tags. Emotion crashed into him as he read the inscription on the first tag. He’d held them together, turned them into a unit, kept them alive. They immediately snuggled up to her, small and warm and so precious. Her eyes lifted and clashed with his as he sat down on the edge of the coffee-table in front of her. It could hurt and it could give such joy it was beyond anything she had ever imagined possible.





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Roman, she thought, turning to press a kiss over the top of his head. Sascha adored the pair–it kept surprising her that the adoration seemed mutual. Two nods, two pairs of shiny eyes looking to her in anticipation.

No one had ever told her any story but ones that warned her to keep emotion locked away, where it couldn’t destroy her. Lucas gave a solemn sigh and leaned forward a little, forearms braced on his thighs. Except this time, he was seeing to the needs of two of the pack’s youngest members. He was looking after her, too, with a quiet support that let her know he was there to help her as she figured out this new life, this new world. Unrepentant laughter danced in his eyes as he continued the story. No one was ever going to hurt her again, not in his lifetime. His darling kitten hadn’t yet realized that children were far more feral than grownups.

In front of him, her face streaked with laughter as the cubs turned, looked at each other and decided to make her their next victim. The panther purred in approval–this was a woman fit for a mate, this woman who didn’t give up, no matter what the obstacle. A wave of crackling energy and then the pillow was being yanked off his head.

Rina was a tough-ass to the rest of the world, but she really did treat him as her baby brother—he’d always known she’d be there for him through hell itself. From there, they could see out over the entire valley, shrouded in mist and beauty. A gentle flurry of leaves fell over his shoulders, as if in answer. A harsh law, but one that maintained peace among predatory changelings. As such, their residence had been precarious, all of them conscious that a bigger predator could come in and run them out without warning. But he’d never expected that the alliance he’d made to keep them safe would change so many things. As long as those deals keep generating income, we keep getting a percentage.

by thisgardenisillegal.com

As a matter of fact, boiling water is more effective than many of your store bought weed killers in wiping out unwanted vegetation. The bleach chemicals will evaporate or dissipate in about two days (or less but better safe than sorry), making the area safe for planting. The acetic acid in the vinegar works to kill the leaves on the plant but not the root. If vinegar is applied to more established weeds enough times, the plant will eventually deplete its stored energy reserves and die.



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Salting the earth was also used as punishment for severe crimes in several countries throughout history.

On a small scale, you can drop a small pinch of table salt at the base of the undesirable plants. On a larger scale, you can cover your gravel driveway or your ex’s yard with a good amount of salt and nothing will grow there for months. Corn meal scattered around an area will keep any seed in that area from growing into a plant. This method is a good option for areas that you plan on planting grown plants in.

Laying down a layer of newspaper at least 4 sheets thick (the more the better) will go a long way towards killing the weeds underneath. As an added bonus, many of these 7 homemade weed killers can be combined to produce super results. Use common sense when combining chemicals and make sure that there are no adverse reactions. The soap is not harmful to the weeds but the soap acts as a sort of bonding agent and will help the weed killers to stick to the weed more effectively. I did the rock salt, but it only killed where the ‘rock’ itself was. I spent last weekend pulling weeds and now and covered in some kind of rash. Slugs are partial to corn meal and will get fat on it making them more attractive and non-toxic to birds. The water kills the weeds, the salt keeps them from returning for a lont time. I can inform the gardener to come back now after refusing to pulling any more weeds. Its proteins are able to inhibit seed germination, therefore it can be used as a pre-emergent weed killer.

It also breaks down over time to become an organic nitrogen source. I have a very shabby looking driveway that is about to be boiled. The fact is that you seriously need to think about what is going to happen to that salt (or any of these products) after they’ve entered the groundwater. The both the plants and the humans need a certain amount of salt, but the only way to get it out of water is to evaporate the water and leaving the salt. In the case of a river, adding a little salt upstream means that down stream it’ll be more salty, as during that commute it’ll evaporate and leave more salt at the base. Repeat and you’ll build the salt concentration up till the land is unusable.

Lasts for a few years before it breaks downs and decomposts.



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Especially if it can be done cheaply and with household items. Boiling water is a great way to clear out vegetation on a wholesale basis, like driveways and sidewalks.

It will cook and instantly kill any plant that it comes in contact with and this includes underground roots of nearby plants.

Place some bleach in a spray bottle and spray on the weed you wish to remove. Again, bleach will kill anything but if you do get some on a plant you want to keep, just wash the plant off. Vinegar will kill back (kill the leaves but not the root) any pla nt but works best on young plants because they do not have enough energy stored in the roots to regrow their leaves. The reason is because salt will kill plants and will make the ground unsuitable for future plant growth. It will kill the plant but will dilute down to harmless in the next few rainfalls. You will be basically sucking the life blood out of the weed. The weeds that are already there will die from lack of sun and the weed seeds will not be able to sprout because they are not getting any sun to start with. For example, the boiling water can be mixed with the salt or the vinegar (or both) for a super weed killer. You can also add a few drops of liquid dish soap to the liquid homemade weed killers for added effectiveness. Since most of these homemade weed killers are all-or-nothing weed killers, you may want to use a weed killer shield with them to prevent sprays and splashes on desirable plants.

If you need a shield for spraying, you can cut the bottom off a plastic bottle, enclose the weed in the bottle, and spray into the opening at the top. I use a little spray bottle with water, hot sauce and a little soap detergent to hold it on the leaves. The only thing to remember is that the salt tends to stick to your soles, and this is not very friendly to your marble floors, if you have any. Everybody else – thanks for stopping by and adding to the conversation.



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I was told not to throw out corn cobs in a composting place near my house. It seems like overkill to me, not to mention a bit “chemically” but he swears by it. In the case of a lake, (say the dead sea) when you evaporate water you are left with more saline water and eventually the water becomes unusable by any but the most hearty bacteria. How about when you irrigate, given all water has some salt, the evaporation causes the salt to be left behind on the ground. Biologically we need it, but but all elements in at some level are poisonous. Plan it right and you’ve got your start on a key-hole garden.

Try to keep the bleach only on the open wounds of the trees.

Stories From Author Kingbooruwa by vipergirls.to

They took their lavish wedding only a week ago and now on their way to a honeymoon that promised to be a beautiful dream. In his heart, he felt it helped a lot in managing to find this beautiful wife too. Sam was an owner of a 5’9″ average body with a pleasant face. Julie was too much occupied with the scenery on display through the narrow window to notice the gaze of her husband. The small domestic plane was shaking more than a bigger plane against rogue air currents, resulting small bounces in her chest area from time to time. Julie always had a fascination for wild life and rainforests. But everything started to change for good once caught the attention of company owner one day.

Even though they were the only two passengers, the plane was filled with supplies since the plane was the only mean of transportation from hotel to the modern world.

Not panicking was a hard thing to do in that situation, but the couple managed to position themselves and brace for the impact. But opening her eyes only brought her back to reality to realize that everything happened for real. While instinctively readjusting her dress she looked around to see the damage. Sam freed himself from his seat and leaned in to look in to the cockpit and realized that the pilot did manage to land the plane, but some thick branches crashed through the wind shield and impaled the pilot in three places including one through the neck.



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They managed to make a fire in a clearing near the crash site since the wreckage was still burning. All of them looked about to be 5 feet and some were even shorter. All round the world, people wear clothes to cover their genitals. Some penises had round protrusions that appeared like half spheres the bottom size of a nickel, neatly embedded along the penis in the front. The guy in the middle of the group with an 8 inch soft penis had 6 of them. But they will not hesitate to kill if you act violently in anyway.

Thanks to their medicines that were consumed for generations, they are genetically stronger than a normal person and use poison in every weapon that they are immune to. And they proudly decorate and show it to express their status. And about the bumps on it; more bumps embedded in a penis, the higher the rank of the owner. Bigger the penis, deeper the penetration and bigger the scrotum, bigger the amount of semen produced. As the guy you are required to be naked to show your status all the time.

The most interesting thing was that even though she covered them it was obvious that her breasts were big but firm like a newly flowered girl. The distance between the bumps on his penis started to increase as desire to claim this goddess surged across his body. Their hut was at the edge of the village away from other huts. The women were around the same height as the men but they had very wide hips. The duties of the women were mainly to take care of the children, keep the hut maintained, cook, bring water from a nearby stream and forage at the forest near the village.

This was no easy task for him since he was used to work the brain, not the body. Julie was surrounded by jungle, but this was far from her dream vacation. She normally picked a time that villagers did not come to the river and were busy with other things in the village. Few minutes in the past, the chief was going on his usual patrol along the edge of the village when he saw the pale female walking to the river alone. The six bumps hanging between his legs were not only for show as it showed his hunting skills. The sway of her hips as she walked and the way she so modestly bent down to get water and the way her hands moved, everything had some erotic aura to them. An electric shock went from his heart to the tip of his penis as his eyes feasted on the glorious sight it was presented. He was mesmerized by how her breasts seemed to defy gravity. Her pink colored nipples were pointing to the sky like as if they were trying to show something flying in the sky. Her slender and well shaped long legs were inviting him to get between them and bury all six bumps in to her waiting depths.

At that moment, he even felt jealous for the water that ran down her body. Being rich by owning a software company didn’t hurt at all in planning all these expensive arrangements.

But his wife had an angelic face, wavy brown hair that flowed down her shoulders till her narrow waist and long legs that can make any guy drool even though she was two inches shorter than him. She was leaning on to the window side with her legs one over the other, resulting the hem of her yellow strapless short summer dress to ride a little higher than its original position of midway of her thighs. After all this was their honeymoon and a little bit of teasing here and there should be something normal. She was starting to give up on her dreams about going for adventures in jungles soon after starting a job as receptionist at a software company. Sam was a smart and a gentle guy with a fortune made by the age of 35. She was still strapped on to her seat and everything that happened felt like a dream.

Other than few scratches and bruises she was in good condition and somehow during all action her breasts have managed get free from strapless top. Sam was stirring up from his deep sleep and looked like he was also safe except for few scratches.

His lifeless body was firmly pinned to the seat while blood poured alone the impaled branches and down his body. There was a fire in the back of the plane where the supplies were and he remembered seeing few propane gas tanks in the supplies when they load the plane. Knowledge from reading few books about jungle explorations, she realized that they are now stranded in the world’s biggest forest and their ticket to surviving is the supplies in the plane. We don’t know when that thing will bl” before he managed to complete the sentence the plane exploded with a shock wave that made the couple fall back. Among those eyes, the most curious ones belonged to a human who was on a hunt with his tribesmen. Very few things remained uncharred from intense heat generated from the plane fuel. Thinking some kind of bug bit him, he put his hand where he was bitten and pulled out a small thin dart with a sharp end and something like a wad of cotton at the end. In front of them was a big camp fire and some tribal people sitting around it with most of their eyes on them. Most of the tribesmen looked puzzled and some laughed at the gibberish the pale outsider was muttering. It was still dark around them and only men were visible in front of the fire.

Julie got the shock of her life when she lowered her gaze to their mid sections. But these people were displaying their genitals like they were their best ornaments or jewelry. Most impressive things were the penises that hanged in front of the huge sacks. Most had two or three of those bumps starting from the base of the penis and some had even more. But he had a normal looking genital that was about 3 inches long and soft. He talked with the guy with six bumps on the penis while looking at them. For some reason the forest surrounding the village is safe and full of game to hunt and fertile. Jacks revelation only indicated that they are going to be trapped in this village with the tribe rest of their life if they don’t perform a miracle and escape this jungle. Sam was starting to break down from one bad news after the other. The tribe is tolerant of outsiders and they have a custom of not killing or chase away outsiders if they are not a threat to the tribe.

If you didn’t notice it by now, you can clearly see that their genitals are very special.

Here, your position in the society depends of your hunting skills and mainly on the size of the man’s penis. And we are too big and not skilled in stalking and hunting animals we have to depend on the tribe. Even though your current dress is bit revealing, it’s better than the straw skirt. Without any of the three knowing, six bumps across fireplace was letting his eyes wonder around the body of this exquisite female.

She had the most beautiful face and type of hair he had ever seen. It was kind of unusual for them to lust for outsiders since they looked abnormal, but fertility was overflowing from this woman. Villagers tried to avoid them whenever they went around the village. As she was filling the big pot with water she looked at herself and realized she’s in need of a bath and her short sundress is in need of a wash. So after double checking if anyone around, she peeled off her dress and got in the river.

As he was enjoying the view, suddenly she stood up, looked around very carefully and peeled off the thin dress had been wearing all this time. Her hips were not that wide, but everything else more than made up for it. They were full, round and had a mind of their own and bounced around when she walked towards the water. Her blue eyes reminded him of the rare gem stone he wears on his braided pubic hair. And at the moment he decided that he’ll breed this exotic creature.

Unusual and Exotic Fruit and Nut Plant Seeds From Around The World by seedman.com

They cannot support their own weight and will spread up to 30 feet. Kiwi vines are heavy feeders and like their roots to be in warm soil. From these a main stem should be selected and staked to grow to the top of the arbor or trellis, usually 6-7’ high. The fragrant but inconspicuous white flowers appear in early spring.

It tastes much like the commercial kiwi fruit, to which it is closely related, but is somewhat sweeter and has smooth skin. Hardy for zones 3-8, grows 15 to 25 feet on a fence or trellis. The vines will grow vigorously and bears loads of small fruit that is great for salads, desert or jelly. Smooth-skinned kiwi fruits ripen in early fall and are the size of a large grape.

The tree has no exacting cultural requirements, doing well with a minimum of fertilizer and irrigation. Seedlings begin to bear in 6 to 7 years, vegetatively propagated trees in 5 years. Normally, the fruit is harvested when yellowish-green and kept for 8 days while it loses its green tint. A tree may yield as many as 800 fruits in a season but an average crop is 150 to 200, or, in the better cultivars, up to 400. The pulp is often processed as nectar or “squash” (diluted nectar). A beverage is also made by combining bael fruit pulp with that of tamarind.

Deciduous palmate leaves are divided into three wavy edged leaflets. The largest yields, and best quality fruits, are produced when the plant is grown in a sunny position, though it should also do reasonably well in semi-shade. They are very cold-hardy and will tolerate temperatures down to at least -20°c and probably much lower. These fruits are about 15mm in diameter, they are soft, sweet and juicy with a taste that reminds us of apples. The fruit can also be cooked in pies etc., when dried it is quite sweet and can be used in the same ways as raisins. Features showy, slightly fragrant, white flowers in drooping clusters which appear before the leaves emerge in early spring. Flowers give way to small, round, green berries which turn red and finally mature to a dark purplish-black in early summer. Best when used in woodland, naturalized or native plant gardens, especially with dark or shaded backdrops which tend to highlight the form, flowers and fall color of the plant.

Shrub forms can be grown as tall informal hedges or screens. The leaves turn beautiful colors of orange and red in autumn.

It’s seeded fruits the size of a pea are a blue-black colour. Young trees “harp,” forming opposite branches as a natural espalier. The amount of chilling needed is estimated to be between 50 and 100 hours. The compound fruit is conical or somewhat heart-shaped, 4 to 8 inches long and up to 4 inches in width, weighing on the average 5-1/2 to 18 ounces, but the largest fruits may reach 5 pounds in weight. The fruit turns a pale green or creamy yellow color as they reach maturity. Fruit left on the tree too long will usually crack or split and begin to decay. Cut the stem close to the fruit so it won’t puncture other fruit during storage.

Cherimoyas are best served chilled, cut in half or quartered and eaten with a spoon. Each flower ( to 2″ long) appears singly on a woody stalk almost anywhere on the tree ( twigs, branches or trunk ). Leathery, egg-shaped, malodorous ( when bruised ), oblong to oval leaves (to 6″ long) are glossy green above.

The flesh is white and creamy, and is used to make beverages, juice, and ice cream. Various parts of the plant are used in traditional medicine: a poultice from crushed leaves is used to treat boils, abscesses and ulcers; dried unripe fruit and bark are used as a remedy for diarrhea and dysentery. The thick juicy and creamy pulp, after being separated from the seeds can be used to make delicious milkshakes, ice-creams and sherbet. The sugar apple is extremely popular throughout the tropics, especially in climates where the cherimoya can not be grown. Being a tropical fruit tree, it’ll reward you handsomely if properly watered and provided with enough light, warmth and humidity, together with a monthly feed. With ample moisture and good light, it is a very fast growing tree and can start fruiting within 4 to 5 years. They require strong support such as trellis, arbor, or fence. Training to the south side of a building is excellent for the small planting. When planted, the vines should be pruned back to 4 or 5 buds. The trellis should be strong to support the heavy future fruit loads.

They are excellent for eating fresh and are a tasty addition to salads and desserts. The fruit, which ripens in late summer or fall, is about 3/4″-11/4″ long. The seeds are very small and not noticeable, so eating the fruits is somewhat like eating large seedless grapes. A deciduous, ornamental vine that takes full sun to partial shade. Grown mostly for its beautiful foliage, the male vine matures with leaves having green, creamy white and rosy red markings on them. A vigorous, fast-growing, deciduous, woody vine that grows 25-30′ but can fill a 200 sq. Foliage is a lustrous dark green throughout the growing season. This cultivar does not require a separate male pollinator plant. The spacing in orchards is 25 to 30 ft (6-9 m) between trees. India) is made by beating the seeded pulp together with milk and sugar.

Can be grown outside in tropical climates, or inside in tubs in warm greenhouses.

Very interesting edible fruits, resembling a sausage in shape and reaching 4-5″ long. It can be trained up various kinds of garden supports, or alternatively, allowed to climb up a tree. An easily grown plant, it prefers a rich loamy soil and thrives in any soil that is not too dry or water-logged. The plants are fairly lime tolerant and they will also grow well in heavy clay soils. Small enough to be eaten without problems, though they can add a slightly bitter almond-like flavour to the fruit if they are crushed whilst eating. Finely toothed medium to dark green leaves, 1-3″ long, change to orange-red in autumn. Edible berries resemble blueberries in size and color and are used in jams, jellies and pies. These characteristics make it a very interesting tree for parks and gardens planted alone or in groups. The tree can reach 30 feet or more, but is fairly easily restrained.

The cherimoya is subtropical or mild-temperate and will tolerate light frosts. If cherimoyas do not receive enough chilling, the trees will go dormant slowly and then experience delayed foliation. The sweet, juicy, white flesh is melting, subacid and very fragrant. They should be picked when still firm and allowed to soften at room temperature. The fruit should be clipped rather than pulled from the tree. The fruit can also be juiced or used to make delicious sorbets or milkshakes. They can be grown as year round houseplants or even as unique bonsai specimens. Many parts of the tree have medicinal properties are used by the local traditional medicines. Pond apple’s can stand immense flooding and spend weeks at a time with their roots under water. In the wild, it is a slender tree that will grow to 15-20′ tall often with down-curved branching.

The name soursop is in reference to its large edible fruits which have a slightly acidic or sour taste. In greenhouses, it typically flowers in summer producing fruits in fall. Its common names include soncoya, ilama, and cabeza de negro.

The fruit is rounded and 15 to 20 centimeters wide, and is covered with a felt-textured brown skin. The pulp is similar in scent, appearance, and taste to that of the mango. The custard-apple fruit varies from heart-shaped to cylindrical or spherical, is beige to brownish red when ripe, and may weigh 2 pounds or more. Unripe fruit and leaves are anthelmintic (kills intestinal worms and parasites), and the seeds and leaves have insecticidal properties and may be somewhat toxic if consumed. High in calories with nutritional value, its fruit is usually eaten fresh out of hand. A small (2-4″), knobby fruit with soft, creamy white flesh often having a minty or custardy flavor. After harvesting of fruits, prune back long branches and thin its center of unsightly twigs.

Removing Tree Sap by thriftyfun.com

Always wear gloves and use precautions when using any type of chemical. Another technique is to use citrus-based solvents and children’s molding clay. It is abrasive enough to scrub off the sap (which has been broken down by the solvent) without damaging the paint.

Allow the soap to sit for 15 minutes before scrubbing it clean with a soft brush. For really stubborn spots, brush the area with a soft bristled toothbrush. Let the softened peanut butter sit for a few minutes before combing it through the hair with a large-toothed comb. When removing tree sap from your dog’s fur you want to use products and methods that are safe for your pet. This guide contains several suggestions for removing tree sap from outdoor furniture. This is a guide about removing tree sap from a vinyl awning.

Isopropyl alcohol, preferably 99% or 91%, can be very useful for removing tree sap from things. Removing tree sap from windows and car windshields can be a recurring job. Sticky tree sap seems like it might be impossible to clean out of your hair. Sticky tree sap is easily tracked into the house and then left on your carpet. I think you’d have safer and better results using one of the automotive sap removing products. Here are some sure fire methods for removing tree sap from just about anything.

In the case of alcohols, that means letting them dissolve the sap, and in the case of oils, letting them soften the sap before rubbing the remainder of it off. Only when that area has been treated successfully should you proceed to a larger area. As always, test the method in an inconspicuous place before applying to a broader area. After removing the sap, make a paste from water and baking soda to wash the affected area, then polish or apply wax.

After removal, wash the car and apply polish/wax to the affected area. Spray some on the sap, let it sit for a while and wipe off with a soft cloth. Buff the affected area with lard or bacon grease and wipe clean with a soft cloth diaper or terrycloth towel. Make a paste out of baking soda and water and cover the affected area. Applying mayonnaise to the area is also said to remove tree sap. The oil conditions the leather while softening the tree sap. This is a guide about removing pine sap on artificial grass. The process may vary depending on the item onto which the sap has transferred. This is a guide about removing pine sap from a cast iron skillet. Tree sap can often be fairly easily removed from many surfaces, using a variety of products that act as solvents.

In college chemistry lab we used it to clean glassware that had all kinds of funky stuff in it and it would dissolve everything and leave the glass sparkling clean. You can apply this to the tree sap on the satellite dish and use a cotton ball to rub it off. The swings and the chains that you hold to swing are covered with either tree sap or drippings from the trees above. You should test a very small area of the screen to see if the nail polish remover will remove the sap without melting the synthetic material the mesh is woven from-acetone can ‘melt’ plastics. The car care products for removing sap from car finishes, windscreens, and headlamps (all car parts or finishes being made with synthetic polymers nowadays) will remove the sap easily without ‘melting’ your screen mesh.

3 Ways To Remove Sap From Clothes by wikihow.com

Rubbing alcohol, stain removers, and detergent are effective at breaking up a stain.

You only need to do this when you have a lump of sap on your clothing. Throw your clothing in the freezer or pack some ice in a bag over the sap.

Hold the knife flat against the fabric and scrape it over the gob of sap.

The frozen sap should be brittle and break easily, so you won’t need to push hard. Moisten an old rag, hand towel, or cotton ball with the alcohol. If you don’t have it, you may use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer or hair spray instead. A little bit of peanut butter may also work without damaging the leather. For the most effective cleaning, get the water as hot as it can safely be for the fabric you’re treating. A little bit of your everyday liquid laundry detergent may also work. Work the stain remover into the stain with your fingers or a toothbrush, if you’d like. This gives the product time to loosen the dried sap, which is very difficult to remove through washing alone. You’ll need an all-color or oxygen bleach for any other type of clothing. As soon as that stain dries, it’ll be a nightmare to remove, especially if you used heat.

It may take 2 or 3 rounds to fully remove the sap, but you’ll save a perfectly good piece of clothing. Get a small container and fill it with a little bit of powdered non-bleach laundry detergent. Start with a teaspoon of the powder and combine it with an equal amount of water. This can quickly be done with your stirring spoon or another object, such as a sponge or rag. Now your clothing will be stain-free until the next time you lean up against the wrong tree. Pour a little rubbing alcohol on a towel or cotton ball, and rub the alcohol gently into the stain and blot the area with a damp towel. If you’re still having trouble removing the sap, use a commercial stain remover or bleach, but keep in mind that this may damage delicate materials. Sap is easiest to remove when treated immediately, but you don’t have to throw away stained clothing. Washing your clothing normally gets rid of any remaining traces of the stain. Get a blunt butter knife to avoid cutting your fingers or your clothing.

You can find bottles of isopropyl alcohol at any drug or general store. If you put a little rubbing alcohol on the spot directly, you can also rub it in with your finger or an old toothbrush.

You’ll most likely see the alcohol dissolving the sap stain immediately. You can put it in the washing machine and use your regular detergent. Most commercial stain removers are capable of breaking up sap stains. Leave the clothing to dry in open air for at least 20 minutes. Most clothing can be washed in warm water, which is usually enough to remove sap stains. Your regular laundry detergent is normally enough to remove sap stains. Chlorine bleach is safe to use on white cotton or cotton-polyester blends. No matter how tempted you feel, don’t throw a stained shirt in the dryer.

You don’t need a lot, only enough to spread over the sap stain. Transfer the paste and spread it over the area you wish to clean. Since it doesn’t have bleach in it, it won’t damage the clothing. This is optional and can also be done for a stain that remains after a wash cycle. Warm water is safe to use on most clothing, but increase the temperature if the fabric can handle it. Repeat the treatment as needed, then wash the clothing as you normally would.

You Have Mastered A Marble Poultice If You Can Spread Peanut Butter by howtocleanmarble.org

A poultice can also be spread using white cotton balls, white paper towels, gauze pads — or even your fingers. Poultice procedures may have to be repeated to thoroughly remove the stain. It’s used in pest control products, to help clean outdoor swimming pools and a number of other applications.

Making your own poultice or buying a pre-mixed poultice to remove stains is easier than you may think. The paste should be thick and smooth enough to spread but not so thin that it runs. The poultice is spread over the stained area to a thickness of 1/4 to 1/2 inch with a wood or plastic spatula (no metal), covered with plastic food wrap and left to work for a minimum of 24 to 48 hours. The paste will draw out the stain into the absorbent material. Depending upon the stain type, some may not be completely removed but will return an improved appearance.

If the stain does not come out after two to three poultice attempts and/or no improvement is noted, you should consult a professional. The chemical reaction will cancel the effect of the poultice. You can find this online and also at stained glass supply houses.

Tree Sap Stain Removal Guide by stain-removal-101.com

If that occurs you will want to try to moisten the sap stain some before beginning stain removal.

Once the sap is again moist be careful, however, during removal so you don’t spread it further, or grind it into the fibers. If this does not remove the stain blot the stain with rubbing alcohol (being careful to first spot test this in an inconspicuous area to make sure this doesn’t harm the fabric) and then launder again. If this stain removal method does not work you can try removing the stain with dry cleaning solvent. As always, try the gentlest methods for removal first, and make sure whatever cleaner or product you’re using on your patio or garden furniture is safe for that surface. However, you should first test this cleaning solution in an inconspicuous area to make sure it will not harm your upholstery. Sitting out in the hot sun the sap dries quickly and becomes hard little sticky beads on your car. In addition, here’s my general article on cleaning tips for outdoor furniture. Make sure you choose a product that works on the surface which you have tree sap on, since some work on some surfaces, but aren’t safe for others.

Removing Tree Sap From A Tombstone by thriftyfun.com

I would contact a monument company and have them clean it and see if there’s something they can seal it with.

My car was covered with sap and vinegar got it off without too much effort. How can the tree be there, roots possibly growing into the grave sites, caskets?

I don’t know what it will do to the granite, but it will remove the sap.

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