Clog Remover, Bee Sting Remedy, and Other Country Lore

Readers-submitted country lore tips in this installment of a regular feature include a method of using a garden hose as a drain clog remover and an onion slice as a bee sting remedy.



147 country lore - fly chaser
Wine cork tassels turned this backcountry straw hat into a fly chaser hat.
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147 country lore - bee sting remedy
An onion slice applied to the site of injury is an effective bee sting remedy — the onion absorbs the toxin.
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147 country lore - clog remover
Water pressure from a garden hose works well as a drain clog remover.
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147 country lore - companion plannting
Julie DeGroat discovered by accident that companion planting works well with sunflowers and peppers.
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147 country lore - homemade guitar pick
You can easily cut an expired credit card into a homemade guitar pick, or several picks.
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