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 - walnuts
Fingernail polish will clean away the "dirty hands" residue from walnut harvesting. 
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