September SKI Tips
Add too much salt to your soup? Drop a few apple wedges in your pot and cook for 10 minutes or so. Remove the wedges with the extra salt.
Modern American football grew out of a match between McGill University of Montreal and Harvard University in 1874.
Consider planting hardy asters, flowering cabbage and flowering kale instead of mums. Kale and cabbage, as the hardiest fall plants, may be left in the flower bed during the winter. Although they won’t survive, they will make your snowy winter scene more interesting.
Save plants such as coleus, wax begonias, impatiens or fuschia for indoor growing over winter. Dig plants and pot them, or take cuttings from growing tips, root them in vermiculite or a soil mix.
Play-doh was originally a pliable putty like wallpaper cleaner concocted by Kutol Products, a family-owned, Cincinnati-based soap company in the 1930s.
On September 4, 1781 Los Angeles was founded by the Spanish Governor of California, Felipe de Neve, near the site of the Native American village of Yang-na. The original name was El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles (The Town of the Queen of the Angels).
Water indoor plants less frequently and discontinue fertilizer as soon as plants slow down or stop growing for the winter season.
If you suffer from allergies, try eating papaya and pineapple which are rich in bromelain, a natural antihistamine.
Don’t let leaves sit on the lawn more than three to four days. Fallen leaves will deprive your grass of crucial sunlight during the fall months.
In 1879, the Terre Haute grocery store known as Hulman and Company started producing a baking powder that would substitute for yeast. It was originally marketed as Crystal and Dauntless. By 1923 the name was refined to Clabber Girl Baking Powder.
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