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This recipe for Crystal Garden, by Zita Schneider, is from The Madden Family Cookbook ,
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In a small bowl mix: 4 T. laundry bluing 4 T. salt 4 T. water 1 T. clear ammonia 3 drops mercurochrome .
Mix first four ingredients and then add 3 drop of mercurochrome. Put clean stones or clinkers in a glass bow. and pour mixture over them. You and your children will have a rock-flower garden in a couple of days.
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