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Cooling Down in the Summer

By plantladylin
July 28, 2013

In the heat of summer, If you get overheated easily, as I do, soak a thin kitchen towel in cold water, wring well, and place around your neck. Re-wet on occasion to keep cool.

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Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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When I used to work outside, I regularly carried a large cotton bandana or scarf that I would wet in the hose and drape around my neck. It makes a great difference!
Name: Lin
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Nov 4, 2014 6:21 AM CST
Kyla, it really does make a difference. Last year I bought a couple of those cooling towels from Lowes and always wear one around my neck when I'm out in the yard; once wet they stay cool for a good long while. I can't imagine working out in the heat and humidity of summer without it.
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Aug 26, 2015 8:02 PM CST
I put my wet towel in the freezer and get it really cold.

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