August in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to February in the Southern Hemisphere.
Hand prune and destroy bag worms, fall webworms and tent caterpillars.
Established lawns can be fertilized in late August if moisture is adequate. Have soil tested for fall fertilization requirements if it has been more than three years since the last test.
On August 20, 1630, lemonade was first served in Paris, France.
Pick beans, tomatoes, peppers and squash often to encourage further production.
Those pesky moles must eat 70 to 80 percent of their weight daily. They feed on insects—especially white grubs—snails, and earthworms. Trapping them is one of the most successful methods for controlling moles.
If you suffer from brain freeze while enjoying that summer ice cream cone, try pressing your thumb against the roof of your mouth right behind your teeth.
Change out your toothbrush every 3-4 months and after being sick to avoid harmful bacteria that can cause infections like gingivitis and periodontitis.
The following supplements may cause a problem if taken before surgery: Black Cohosh, Echinacea, Ephedra, Garlic, Gingko Biloba, Ginseng, Guarana, Kava, St. John’s Wort, and Valerian. Check with your doctor for further information.