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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 »

Which rodent made this new mound in a So. CA area?

November 24, 2017, 6:45 pm Was this big new mound made by a gopher, mole, etc. outside a rural So(uthern) CA(lifornia) home? It appears yesterday's morning and got bigger this morning. :( Thank y... Read more »

raising weeping willow in pot?

October 27, 2017, 4:21 pm

I have a weeping willow on the way that I purchased online. I may or may not plant it and prefer, if possible, to keep in a pot for a least a year. Is it possible to do this, and what process s... Read more »

Mc Culloch lawn mower belt replacement

October 24, 2017, 2:01 pm

Hi I am trying to replace the drive belt on a Mc Culloch 46 cdma petrol mover I have removed the blade and belt cover also two metal belt guide But I cannot see how fix the new drive belt Any... Read more »

Left it too late!

October 3, 2017, 8:14 am

Hi I have a lawn that is not in great condition and think I've run out of time to make progress this autumn. The lawn is a mixture of grasses as some is old, some not so old and some new - probably... Read more »

AL-KO 1100 garden shredder problem

September 2, 2017, 4:16 pm

My 30yr old shredder has never before given trouble. Now it starts well but after 7-10 seconds cuts out. I have had the capacitor tested - OK. What might be the problem Read more »

Qualcast Suffolk Punch 35DL

August 13, 2017, 3:34 pm

Afternoon to all, Just wondering if we have any mechanically minded folk here? I have an issue with my Qualcast Suffolk Punch 35DL. I cannot get the drive clutch to work correctly (Not to be confuse... Read more »

best time to re lay lawn

July 19, 2017, 7:49 pm

im looking to re turf the garden myself this year, when would be the best time to do so? -- stan81 Read more »

What is this stuff in my yard?

July 14, 2017, 6:29 pm

I have some things on my yard that I am not sure what it is. I have gone to two garden shops and got two mutually exclusive responses. After rains the last couple of weeks, I have a cottony co... Read more »

Patching bare spots in the yard for Dummies

July 14, 2017, 2:19 am

This is for all the over dummies like me out there.... I searched all over about how to do this, and got tons of long, involved procedures, with strict quantities, testing soil, etc etc etc. Is i... Read more »

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Kawasaki Engine service manual

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I have a John Deere LX277 with a Kawasaki FH500V engine. Can someone tell me where I can find a basic service amnual on this engine? All I want is basic tune-up instructions. Thank you. Read more »

Lawn Tractor oil leak

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I have a JD LX172 which developed an oil leak somewhere under the engine. It seemed to start after an oil/filter change. I have checked for the obvious places. Is there a seal on the underside of th... Read more »

Strange Growth in Mulch

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Okay, if anyone can answer this one, I will really be impressed with this group! We have these salmon-colored tubes that grow out of the mulch around our shrubs. The look like Alaskan crab legs to m... Read more »

Dead grass redux

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Having read the dead grass thread, I'm afraid I'm in for bad news. Writing from SE Michigan, zone 6. The front lawn has a maple tree - red maple, I think - at least in the fall the leaves turn red.... Read more »

Battery Charger question

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I have a Husky battery charger (model HSK074HD if it matters) 12 volt 2/10 ampere with 55/ampere start assist It was bought at a big box store, can't remember if Lowes or HD I used it on my lawn mowe... Read more »

Is my Christmas tree bad?

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Hi, I just picked up a Christmas tree from Home depot--a Balsam Fir to be exact. I was just wondering how to tell if the tree is fresh? We did notice a decent amount of needles that fell to the floor... Read more »

Tall Fescue Lawn Question

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I read at various places to not put tall fescue seed in a kentucky bluegrass lawn. My question is this: I think I have a lawn filled with K31 tall fescue. Is ok to reseed it with a newer variety o... Read more »

Converting lawn mower to manual throttle?

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I have a cheap MTD mower with a 5hp B&S engine. The automatic throttle lost a spring and the plastic piece that appears to control the engine speed (the vertical piece in this pic: http://www.... Read more »

crabgrass preventer & seeding

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I live in SE Virginia and have a mild coastal climate. I didn't seed my lawn until early Nov last year. Although it has been pretty warm & wet this winter, it was too late for the lawn to really ... Read more »

new weed bothering us

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Weed invading banks in back of house. This one crowding out vinca minor. About yard long, budding, stickers around leaves. Pulls easily with long thin root. Put through Google images and it s... 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.