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find out more about thumper for moles

May 5, 2020, 9:59 pm

i would like to hear more about the thumper to scare moles.does it also work on worms? Read more »

Tư vấn l?*m bảng hiệu quảng cáo đẹp v?* hiệu quả

April 20, 2020, 7:49 pm

'BảNG HIệU QUảNG CáO' ( Từ LâU đã KHôNG CòN L?* THứ XA Lạ đốI VớI TấT Cả MọI NGườI, CHúNG XUấT HIệN KHắP MọI NơI V?* NếU để ... Read more »

Palm seeds

March 2, 2020, 7:30 pm

First yr in this house, 3 large palms dropped 20 million seeds all over the yard! Had trees trimmed...more seeds dropped. What is the best way to get them out of the grass?...a rake & shop vac is whe... Read more »

sears push lawn mower question -

September 5, 2019, 8:31 pm

I can start lawn mower and begin to cut the grass with a grass catcher. When full the mower is shut off while I empty catcher. When I try to start mower again it won't start .It has to cool down befo... Read more »

Gas Powered Push Mower ISSUE

August 30, 2019, 12:32 pm

Hi, Last year, I bought a new gas powered push mower. A major problem I have with this mower, that I NEVER had with my old mower (gave it away), the grass clippings, especially the very... Read more »

Pure Diesel Fuel used as Weed Killer by Landscaping Company

July 31, 2019, 11:35 pm

Flowerbeds recently sprayed with pure diesel fuel for weeds. Smell permeated my home and made me *extremely * ill within hours, for about 24 hours. Should it have been diluted to a degree, or is it ... Read more »

[SM] the healing power of gardens

April 20, 2019, 9:54 pm

From the «moreso if it's pot» department: Title: Oliver Sacks: The Healing Power of Gardens Author: OLIVER SACKS Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:44:52 -0400 Link: Read more »

planting something to hid gap in Norway spruce

April 8, 2019, 8:11 pm

A new neighbor had accidentally removed a shrub of mine near my large Norway spruce. Since bottom branches of spruce are broken off in that area a large gap appears. Wonder what to plant to fil... Read more »

Crabgrass pre-emergent timing model for US

March 26, 2019, 1:24 pm

It's about that time of year to put down crabgrass control if you need to do it. I've seen this discussed here once in a while, but not in a long time. Here's a timing model that uses temperatures... Read more »

What kind of pine tree do I have?

February 11, 2019, 6:32 am

Before Christmas, Walmart was closing out some live pine trees, with decorations included. I bought one and it's been growing well in the house. It needs a bigger pot, the roots are coming out of t... Read more »

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Walbro Carb Flooding Problem

rating: 5

Hello: I have a Toro Lawn Tractor with a 16 HP B&S engine - which has a Walbro carburetor with shutoff solenoid. While in use the engine suddenly quit, then pumped put lots of white smoke when trying... Read more »

Warning to dogs and people that swim in lakes and ponds

rating: 5

PERMISSION TO CROSSPOST It is with a very heavy heart that I write this and I apologize for its length. Please, PLEASE pass this around. On Monday, June 25, 2007 I took my healthy 9 month old Border ... Read more »

Sulphur to lower pH for iron chlorosis in pin oak trees

rating: 5

I have been using Medicap Fe trunk implants very successfully to fight iron chlorosis in my many pin oak trees for 15 years. Soil samples show my pH to be 7.3 minimum and 7.6 near our long concrete ... Read more »

Cigar ashes in garden

rating: 5

I know fireplace ashes are good to use in the garden, but how about cigar ashes? Read more »

Need help about my rider mower

rating: 5

I have a 10-year old rider mower with a 18HP Briggs engine. The way it behaves mystifies me, and I wonder if anyone can suggest what is going on. First of all. the original battery refused to start ... Read more »

Homelite 454SP wont start

rating: 5

Hi, i bought a graded petrol mower about 3 years ago and it now wont start. I am a novicewhen it comes to these things so have tried obvious things like petrol, and spark plug but not sure what to do... Read more »

UK Tecumseh Lawn Mower

rating: 5

Hello I have a UK bought Mountfield Empress 16 mower with a Tecumseh BVS R 153 engine with some Italian words printed in various places, like on the carb float. There is a four position hand control,... Read more »

Washing Line Hole Blocked.

rating: 5

Hi, We have a rotary washing line in the middle of our lawn. The support hole in the ground is lined with a piece of scaffolding tube, the tube from the rotary washing line slips inside that. Over t... Read more »

Harrier 56 Throttle

rating: 5

Hi all, im wondering if i can pick some of your brains a touch. I acquired a Hayter Harrier 56 today from a friend as my mower gave up the ghost. The Harrier has been sat around for over 5 years ma... Read more »

Re: Just bought a Honda HA4120H48A Lawn Tractor

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Hi Steve: I have a snowblower available for your tractor. Get back to me at thanks, Mark -- Mark Gradowski --------------------------------------------------------------------... 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.