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Last Activity:07-05-2006 11:22 AM
Posted in thread: Windows Media Center 2005 on 07-05-2006 at 12:54 PM
Its ok.Nothing to bragg about.
Posted in thread: Directions on plotting my sprinklers on 07-05-2006 at 10:16 AM
go to www.rainbird.com and follow their instructions.They will even plot it out for you for
free if I am not mistaken.
Posted in thread: Fire Ants on 07-05-2006 at 10:14 AM
Just get a spreader and a bag of diazinon and spread your yard with it. If you do this on a
regular basis your yard will be ant free. PLace a handful on each bed as you mow your lawn as
Posted in thread: tree stump how do I get rid of it? on 07-05-2006 at 10:10 AM
I take my reciprocating saw and about a 12" blade to stumps taht aren't too big. First I circle
around the stump and get all the outreaching surface roots. Once I get them cut I take my pick
axe and p...
Posted in thread: Weeding on 07-05-2006 at 10:06 AM
I mulch heavy and since my recent knee surgery ( that stops me from bending over much), I now
weed with roundup. I choose a very calm day, and i get really close to each weed and just allow
Posted in thread: boring backyard & cinderblock wall on 07-05-2006 at 10:03 AM
wax myrtles are great, as well as ligustrum(sp?) shrubs. Both can be trimmed to desired
height.Best to take a trip to yoru local nursery and ask them. Questions are free.Also you
could plant some conf...
Posted in thread: mosquito problem on 07-05-2006 at 10:00 AM
There are some plants that deterr "skeeters" .One is a citronella-plant of some sort, just saw
one at Home Depot yesterday. I also heard that Marigolds deterr them as well.The dryer sheet
tip I will h...
Posted in thread: Bamboo on 07-05-2006 at 09:52 AM
Bamboo is very invasive so plan on building some sort of border to control the roots. Also your
neighbor on the other side of the fence may not be happy to see bamboo sprouts popping up on
Posted in thread: Grass clippings for garden on 07-05-2006 at 09:50 AM
Newspaper works best for gardens. It is easier to work around plants than cardboard. Grass
clippings can become toxic if used in huge quantities.
Posted in thread: Snakes... on 07-05-2006 at 09:47 AM
Lime will work.I have a retaining wall made out of railroad crossties. This wall used to be
infested with snakes. I now put lime around the wall and on it and since I started I have not
seen another s...
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