Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: Conkers

Conkers

From: Dominique Rogers <Do>
Date: Saturday, October 28, 1995
Mark Clarke <markey [at] gn__apc__org> writes

>I have known several people who place conkers in with textiles, to
>serve as odourless mothballs. (Renewing them each autumn.) Does
>anyone know if they really work?

When I was little, my mother used conkers in the wardrobe, I do not
know how efficient it was, but we did not have moths. She also, in
the summer, put an orange covered in cloves with her furs. I lived
in India and I used cloves to keep bugs away from the food storage,
it worked.

Dominique Rogers

                                  ***
                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:38
                Distributed: Thursday, November 2, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-9-38-014
                                  ***
Received on Saturday, 28 October, 1995

[Search all CoOL documents]


URL: http://cool.conservation-us.org/byform/mailing-lists/cdl/1995/1024.html
Timestamp: Wednesday, 12-Jun-2013 22:31:34 PDT
Retrieved: Saturday, 07-Dec-2019 15:08:55 GMT