SKI TIPS for November
Don’t let leaves sit on the lawn for more than three to four weeks. Fallen leaves will deprive your grass of crucial sunlight during the fall months.
Spinach is a great source of Vitamin A, B2, C, K and folate potassium, magnesium, beta carotene, and fiber. It is helpful in controlling blood pressure, keeping blood vessels healthy, reducing cancer risks, and slowing development of age-related eye damage.
Daily dog walking can help you drop 14 pounds in a year.
Take up summer-flowering bulbs—cannas, dahlias, gladioli, caladiums, and tuberoses—dry them thoroughly, and store in a dark, cool, dry place.
If you are planning to order a live Christmas tree, dig the hole before the soil freezes. Mulch the area heavily to prevent freezing, or dig the hole and put the fill in a protected, non-freezing area, such as a garage or basement.
Mow lawn to maintain a 2-2 ½-inch height.
Molecules called flavonols found in cocoa and dark chocolate have demonstrated to be not only healthy for the heart but may also influence blood flow to the brain.
Watch for the shape of birds to change in the winter. Birds fluff their feathers to increase insulation quality. This helps them stay warm.
More wild things eat acorns than any other food, not only because they are abundant, but because they are nutritious.
If you hear a noise outside your home or someone trying to get in your house, just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off, and the horn will continue to sound until either you turn it off or the car battery dies. It will go off from most everywhere inside your house.
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