April SKI Tips
In your garden hide miniature compost piles all over to reduce the times spent hauling clippings and leaves. Also, buy an extra set of tools and a lightweight garden cart to avoid frequent trips back to the tool shed for forgotten items.
Set out cabbage and broccoli transplants in early April.
Keep pests such as aphids, mites and whiteflies off roses, geraniums, hibiscus and other plants by spraying them with a combination of 1 quart of water and ½ tsp. of liquid dish soap. Reapply every 2 weeks for best results.
Hummingbirds can fly forward, backwards, shift sideways and stop in mid-air while reaching speeds up to 60 mph.
Trim the flower off tulips as soon as the bloom has faded allowing energy to be directed back to the roots, rather than wasted on seed development.
Side effects of dehydration include muscle cramps, fatigue and lowered endurance, reduced muscle strength, headaches and poor focus, increased risk of heat stroke. DRINK!DRINK!DRINK!
The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
Humans are the only animals on the planet to shed tears as a result of their emotional state.
Landscaping should be rejuvenated every 10-15 years as most plants are at a maximum potential.
Place a dryer sheet in your pocket to keep mosquitoes away.
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