LPT: Before gardening, rub the tips of your nails with bar soap. When you’re done, wash your hands to easily dissolve the soap. Dig dirt in your garden, not under your nails!

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keepthetips

This is helpful, and bordering on genius.

purpleturtlehurtler

Auto repairs and maintenance… paintinting, staining or varnishing do the same. Rub lotion or Working Hands into your hands before any manual labor for easier clean up.

elderlyelephant

Also a pro tip, where gloves

Russ_831

Gardening gloves

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