Pest Deterrent, Seed Incubator, and Other Country Lore

A woman who uses rhubarb in her garden as a pest deterrent and a man who uses an old used icebox as a seed incubator are among the country lore tips readers submitted to this ongoing feature.



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Rhubarb stalks and leaves worked exceptionally well as a garden pest deterrent for one Minnesota woman.
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A New Hampshire man figured out how to use a two-man saw by himself using a tree branch, rope, and 20 lb counterweight.
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