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Old 05-14-2012, 12:38 PM  
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Any put a garden in this year?

I had to pass, not enough time, but I do miss it.

What else are you doing this spring?


 
 
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Old 05-14-2012, 02:21 PM  
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Just pulled off all the screens on the house, power washed the stucco, and washed the inside and outside of all the windows. My annual spring cleaning is officially over.


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Cleaning out the woodshop again.
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Added about ten new plants this last weekend. The yard is slowly coming together. It is so enjoyable to just sit and relax out there. Almost time for the hammock.
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I finally got the brush out of my front yard.

Will be moving onto the back this weekend.
 
 
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Finally after three years of owning this home I finally have all the bugs and weeds under control. I have been spraying both all year every year and finally this year is easy. I am not a huge fan of the poisons but this place really needed them. We were infested with ants and the weeds were out of control.
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I try to plant a couple trees a year at this time. I enjoy seeing their progress over the years.
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Finally after three years of owning this home I finally have all the bugs and weeds under control. I have been spraying both all year every year and finally this year is easy. I am not a huge fan of the poisons but this place really needed them. We were infested with ants and the weeds were out of control.
I had to use Borax traps to get rid of the ants.

Probably the best thing I have found.

What did you use?
 
 
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I used Borax traps also and also a few different Sevin brand products. I still have ants but it is nothing like it used to be.
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What are Borax traps?


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