November SKI Tips
Cold weather can reduce inflammation helping to relieve your aches and pains.
Complete planting spring flowering bulbs.
Even though temperatures have dropped, the soil still retains heat from the summer sun. This makes fall the ideal time to seed thin areas and damaged spots for a healthier, more weed-resistant lawn.
Colds are respiratory illnesses primarily caused by rhino-viruses (rhin is Greek for “nose”), of which there are at least 100 different strains and perhaps as many as 200. A runny nose and watery eyes are a result of your white blood cells attacking the rhinovirus.
Soak cotton balls in vanilla and put them in a dish in your refrigerator to help absorb odors.
The first Thanksgiving was eaten with spoons and knives. Forks weren’t introduced to the Pilgrims until 10 years later and weren’t a popular utensil until the 18th century.
Late-fall fertilizing can help lawns stay green into winter and boost early-spring recovery.
Genetic modification—the process of taking a favorable quality, or trait, that helps a living thing flourish in nature, like an ability to use water efficiently, and adapts that trait to a plant. In this way, the plant can better survive its environment.
Hang English Ivy in your home or office to soak up formaldehyde, the most prevalent indoor pollutant emitted by wood flooring and synthetic carpets.
When a cat nudges you with her head, it’s as if she’s giving you a hug or a kiss. Cats rub with scent glands on their on their faces, muzzles and foreheads as a way to mark territory or show affection.
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