May SKI Tips
Of all the flowers bought for holidays, one quarter are purchased for Mother's Day. The amount of money spent on Mother's Day in the U.S. is approximately $14 billion.
Allow leaves to mulch naturalized areas. It’s what the plants want anyway and fewer weeds will sprout.
The average person walks about 10,000 steps a day. During a lifetime it is thought that a person has walked enough steps to have traveled around the planet more than 4 times, which is approximately 115,000 miles.
Plant tomatoes when danger of frost is past (about May 10). You can plant earlier if you cover the plants when frosts are forecast.
Prune early spring flowering trees and shrubs as blooms fade.
Seed bare patches in your lawn. Treat soil for grubs.
Churchill Downs, Yankee Stadium, the Rose Bowl, the Roman Coliseum and Vatican City would fit inside the Indianapolis Motor Stadium oval which is 253 acres.
Never top a tree. It cannot heal the gaping wounds, leaving it susceptible to insects and diseases. Use selective pruning instead.
Jaguars get their name from a Native American word meaning “he who kills with one leap”.
The yo-yo may be the second oldest toy in the world after dolls. Pictures of yo-yos were found on the walls of Egyptian temples and were important with warriors such as Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington.
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