Newspaper Cat Litter, Soybean Meal Soil Conditioner, and Other Country Lore

Using soybean meal as a soil conditioner and shredded newspaper as cat litter were among the country lore tips readers suggested in this installment of a regular feature.

143 country lore - tea kettle
Adding a bit of lemon removes hard water calcium deposits that are characteristic of tea grime.
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