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Bug that won't die

This is a discussion on Bug that won't die within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Love the before and after pics Giovanna Kerry, garden centres sell something called Leaf Shine, ...

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    Love the before and after pics Giovanna

    Kerry, garden centres sell something called Leaf Shine, it's a bottle so I should imagine a it's lot more economical than the wipes. I'm lucky enough to now live in a soft water area so the water doesn't leave any residue and the dust is easy enough to wipe off. I remember what the inside of my kettle looked like back when I was in London!

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    Yes, my kettle regularly gets drunk on half a bottle of Sarsons!

    I think it is Leafshine that I have seen in wipe form - did make me laugh. It also made me think of those packests of face cleanser wipes that you get. Not sure that getting the two packets mixed up would be a good thing! hee hee

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    As long as you don't do what I used to and attempt to make a cup of coffee with descaler still in the kettle

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    That's one reason I use vinegar - it's kind of more natural and less likely to kill me if there's still some left in the kettle - well if the choking on the smell doesn't kill me that is.

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    I never thought I could use vinegar to remove the salt deposits in the filter coffee maker. That's a good tip!
    BTW I used a damp cotton pad with a drop of vinegar to clean the residue yesterday and the results are the same, but I think that lemon juice gives them a bit of a shine (could be my idea though).

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