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To quickly ripen picked tomatoes, place them in a covered bowl with apples.

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    When black snails cross your path, black clouds much moisture hath.

    As August, so February.

    Sprinkle powdered charcoal around your house, patio, or garden to keep ants away.

    After bloom, divide lilies, irises, and poppies. Replant using compost and bonemeal.

    Sow a second crop of beans now for late-summer eating.

    If you suffer from an unsettled mind, avoid newspapers and newscasts for a time.

    Rub raw garlic on an insect bite to relieve the sting or itch.

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