Country Lore: Ideas for Reusing Junk Mail, Candle Wax and More

Read advice from readers on ways to reuse and recycle junk mail into seed starters, how to turn old candle wax into elegant wax seals for your letters, a fool-proof method to get rid of fleas on your pets once and for all, and the natural healing powers of fennel and pennyroyal, plus more. Originally published as PAINT SPATTERS & FLEA MATTERS in the COUNTRY LORE department in the DECEMBER 1991/JANUARY 1992 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

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