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OT: Mintsim low cost cell service on Tmobile network


April 18, 2018, 1:50 pm

If anyone is looking for excellent low cost phone service, I recommend Mintsim, which is a MVNO on the Tmobile network. How well it might work for you of course depends on the Tmobile coverage in ... Read more »

N00bie Lawn person.


April 9, 2018, 10:02 am

HI Guys, new to the forum so hello! thought id introduce myself... MY names Sean and purchased my first house last year... i took on some renovations to the garden then hurt myself in a bike accide... 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. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula... Read more »

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


November 24, 2017, 6:45 pm

http://imgur.com/a/KNFno 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 »

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Kawasaki Engine service manual

rating: 5

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 »

Best time to Aerate and Dethatch my lawn (Cool Season)

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I've been reading books on lawn care and they all recommend that I aerate and dethatch my lawn in the fall because I live in Michigan and have cool season grass. I would like to do these things this... Read more »

Lawn Tractor oil leak

rating: 5

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 »

Riding Mower Battery Life

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I have a TroyBilt (MTD made) riding mower and the battery is dead after only 4 summers. I figured I used it no more than once a week for no more than 25 weeks a year. If I start engine twice each tim... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Puolan Model PP4218AVHD Chainsaw Bucking Spike

rating: 5

I called Poulan's customer service center and parts distributor at 1-800-554-6723 to inquire about a bucking spike part number for my new chainsaw. They did not know! What the heck??!! Can anyone h... Read more »

Tru-Cut mower question

rating: 5

Hello, Just got a used Tru-Cut 25 commercial C-25 H10 (10-blade, Honda GX 160 engine) mower and wondered if someone out there has one of these? I called TC to get a manual, but it had nothing about t... Read more »

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