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Catalog Companies or One Company With Many Aliases

March 15, 2018, 3:21 pm

Everybody seems to get a few catalogs but this is getting ridiculous. I have what seems to be one company operating under numerous aliases bombarding me with catalogs. Problem is that the actual ... Read more »

Dinner Last Night

March 2, 2018, 2:57 pm

Pan fried pork chop. Spinach. Red potatoes baked for the schtinkin' JennieO turkey lurky beast, now sliced and pan fried in the pork chop drippings - X-cellent spuds Same dinner tonight. https:/... Read more »

Re-powering the tiller

March 1, 2018, 4:03 am

  Oh dear me dear me , the free tiller won't start ... again this year . Always been difficult and I'm tired of throwing money - and more importantly , time - at a Briggs that's at least 20 yea... Read more »

iPower Hydroponics from Zenhydro

February 26, 2018, 1:14 pm

Zenhydro- the best hydroponics store brings to the best of hydroponic suppl ies from around the globe. We have a wide range of products to suit any req uirement of a hydroponic grower. The best of ... Read more »

Bird Seed in Compost?

February 26, 2018, 2:30 am

You know how the bird seed accumulates on the bottom of the Avery is it ok to ad to compost Read more »

Feeding plants flies for protein using soapy water

December 31, 2017, 12:52 am

How does a single soap drop of flak incapacitate a housefly? Do you think the dish soap is bad or good for the plants? What is it about soapy water that knocks house flies right out of the air? ... Read more »

Merry Christmas to All You Fine Folks

December 24, 2017, 5:02 pm

I hope everyone is/was having a good Christmas or otherwise winter fiesta. Please excuse my ab scents -- bin neglecting the fine newsgroups, but hope to improve again as soon as I can find anot... Read more »

Problem With Palm

December 16, 2017, 2:56 pm

Hi, Not sure which palm this is but we have noticed the leaves are turning yellow, wondered if its because of the cold as it was -2 degrees last night. At the moment we have wrapped it in fleece, is... Read more »

A plant to identify

November 28, 2017, 6:08 am

Hello all, I came across this very aromatic plant in my neighborhood. Having no nursery around where I live anymore I took it to the local big-box hardware store, they did not know what it is :( (... Read more »

Uses for cottage cheese

November 26, 2017, 1:31 am

I have cottage cheese to use up by the 27th. Should have checked the date when I bought it I guess. I found a couple of food network recipes that use it. Read more »

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Killing Tree Roots Once and For All

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Several months ago I had two large liquid amber trees removed from my front lawn. They had an extensive surface root system, so I had the roots ground as well. Well, obviously some of the roots rema... Read more »

How do you plug the drainage hole in clay pot?

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I have a beautiful clay pot that I want to convert to a fountain. What is the best device for plugging the drainage hole? Also, I am new to this group. Can I forward photos of struggling plants fo... Read more »

Permanent Digital Moisture Meter for Plants

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Does anyone make a digital meter that can be left in a small plant and show the water saturation of the soil around the roots 24x7? I have played with the Thirsty Light and find it to be inaccurat... Read more »

Plant Identification?

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Found this beauty in the woods, it stays green all winter (east TN)and it goes down in the 20's and teens a lot with this staying green. Last fall I had dug up one (I didn't dig it up until I saw ... Read more »

Why are Orchids so expensive

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They are not rare...they are very difficult to grow at mistake and your out of $16 to $75 that I have seen. I don't know if you get any guarantees on them though. Read more »

Dethatching Solution

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I have heard of a mixture of detergent, beer and I think ammonia that will enhance the decomposition of thatch. Of course I have no idea where I heard about it or the recipe. First has anybody trie... Read more »

How to transplanting Pineapple broom trees

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Hi everyone I'm new to this forum so please be gentle. I am also a very novice gardener so be even more gentle. We moved into our house just under 2 years ago, we have an acre at the back to try to ... Read more »

What climbing vines/flowers to use on pillars at front of house????

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Hi all. Long time reader, first time poster..... I've got a question that I'm hoping the knowledgable people on this forum may be able to help with... At the front of my house I've got 2 steel pillar... Read more »

moldy grass clippings..

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Hi all! I was saving some grass clippings for mulch and discovered this morning that they were very wet and moldy. (yes, lesson learned) I am assuming that it is NOT a good idea to use moldy grass c... Read more »

plants named Peter

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Hopefully some of you may be able to help I have three Sons Peter, David and Alden In an effort to get them involved in the Garden, I am trying to buy some plants that they can 'adopt' I have plante... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.