SKI Tips for September
Weed around plants to prevent them from seeding which could be a problem in the spring. Weeding will also cut down on activity of slugs, bugs and other pests.
Try to finish planting or reseeding lawns by mid-September.
Seasonal needle drop occurs on evergreens such as pine, spruce and arborvitae. This normal discoloration and shedding of the older, inner needles requires no control.
It’s a great time to clean out gutters before leaves, rain and snow fall.
As temperatures drop, it is important to provide an open source of fresh water for migrating birds.
Bring houseplants indoors before night temperatures all below 55 degrees.
Affinage—the curing and maturing of cheese.
NASA researchers discovered that the white-flowering Peace Lily is among the best plants for lowering levels of TCE and benzene, making it a powerful detoxifer.
Bad breath can worsen when the weather is dry. Run a humidifier or use a saline nasal spray to keep your mouth and nasal passages moist.
Hate a foggy windshield? Buy a chalkboard eraser and keep it in the car’s glove box. When windows fog, rub with the eraser!
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