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24 Lost Gardening Tips from 100 Years Ago

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Originally Published : askaprepper.com While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective and useful today as it was then. Here are some great gardening tips from the early 1900’s. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a short “How-To” series, with clever hints for emergency situations. The cards were distributed with packs of cigarettes. All the pictures bellow are part of the George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. Please enjoy the article. Vegetables #1. How To Make Potatoes Yield Good...

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How to get the most out of your vegetable garden

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— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.So you’ve planted your peas, tomatoes, zucchini, carrots, or beans, and your garden is off to a great start. Now comes the tricky part: making sure your plants stay healthy and keep growing. Here are 10 tips to keep your vegetable garden looking great and producing tasty vegetables all season long. 1. Be a plant detective Credit: Getty Images / jess311 Check leaves for evidence of insect infiltration or disease often so you can catch a problem before it starts. When you...

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23 Best Vintage Home Decor Etsy Shops 2020

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A vintage item sitting pretty in the living room is not just a source of pride but also serves as a conversation-starter for guests. Enthusiasts love telling stories about where they come from and their significance. While there’s nothing like hunting for a vintage item, shoppers are now turning online to get their fix. Yes, you don’t need to go to Saudi Arabia to get a vintage hand-engraved Arabian brass carafe or visit Japan to bring a set of oriental porcelain saucers. With online vintage shops on Etsy, you can find them all on your smartphone and easy to order...

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10 Best Gazebos for High Winds – Power to Withstand Almoste a Hurricane

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Not all gazebos can stand up to strong winds! Some of them might blow right down when a big breeze starts to blow, but others are designed to be strong and resistant in all conditions. If you want a gazebo that can remain upright in any weather, you're in the right place. We've been working hard to put together a life of the best gazebo for high winds on the market today. While reviewing many different gazebos, we paid close attention to several key factors. We looked at the wind rating for each model, which shows what kind of wind...

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EPA Settlements Are Supposed to Hold Polluters Accountable

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Will Coronavirus Get Them off the Hook? This piece was originally published in Grist and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Over the years, Phillips 66 and Cenovus Energy, the companies that own the Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois, have been sued by both the state and federal government for polluting the air and discharging toxic wastewater into the Mississippi River. In 2018, they settled one such lawsuit, agreeing to spend about $10 million to upgrade and monitor the refinery’s leaky vents, as well as an additional $500,000 to clean up low-income homes and buildings contaminated by lead in...

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