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02-21-12, 06:52 PM
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No deer. One of the employees at a local nursery...

No deer. One of the employees at a local nursery said she had a rabbit eat her azalea too but didn't have much advice. What kind of trap is simple? I've used those big metal ones before but never...
02-20-12, 04:22 PM
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Need help or a rabbit will eat my yard...

I've had a rabbit living in my yard for about two or three years! This winter he really went wild. two year old blueberry bushes are chomped off, a fig branch with the same angled cut and just today...
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Views: 1,811
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Yes, I have used a regular brand like cascade and...

Yes, I have used a regular brand like cascade and this time am using a "safer" non toxic brand called seventh generation. Both seem to do the same thing. LOTS of suds, actually.
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Views: 1,292
Posted By bibbus

Well, I checked and the overflow IS above the...

Well, I checked and the overflow IS above the handle. I tried everything else that was suggested (that I understand!), but I broke down and called a plumber. Thank you!
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Posted By bibbus

Toilet leaks from handle

I have a Mansfield toilet that is about 8 years old. The entire inside was replaced about 6 months ago due to the exact same problem that is happening again. The water leaks from the handle because...
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Views: 1,811
Posted By bibbus

Excess detergent foam in dishwasher

Even when the detergent holder isn't completely filled, suds are clearly evident on the dishes and at the bottom of the dishwasher at the end of the cycle. It doesn't seem to drain properly either....
02-05-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By bibbus

They get a little from a south facing window but...

They get a little from a south facing window but we don't have much sun in the winter. Its been a particularly gray one. The light is about 6 inches above the orchids and not directly on top of it. I...
02-02-10, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,236
Posted By bibbus

good, I will do that but should I gradually do...

good, I will do that but should I gradually do that? If the plants go from low light to really bright light quickly, won't that damage them too? Any rule of thumb about how much light to start off...
02-01-10, 06:48 PM
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Views: 1,236
Posted By bibbus

The succulents are of varying age - some are a 6...

The succulents are of varying age - some are a 6 months and some are older plants. The orchid is about a year and a half old. Right now I have the grow light about 6-8 inches from the orchid and...
01-31-10, 02:06 PM
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Views: 1,236
Posted By bibbus

grow light

I bought a grow light - the long utility type that has two 40 watt grow light bulbs. I have a number of baby succulents and one orchid that need more light. There are no instructions on the bulbs at...
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Views: 9,628
Posted By bibbus

THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I had the thing set to CATV...

THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I had the thing set to CATV instead of air. The choices are a big primitive to use so I missed that setting. Now its all coming through very clearly. You are a lifesaver!!
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Views: 9,628
Posted By bibbus

I believe this is the model number -PLV36220S1....

I believe this is the model number -PLV36220S1. There was very little info on the Venturer website. The antenna is a Phillips indoor amlified antenna - VHF, UHF, FM HDTV digital. 32dB Amplification...
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Views: 9,628
Posted By bibbus

Its a digital TV so it doesn't need a converter....

Its a digital TV so it doesn't need a converter. I have moved the antenna as well. I got the stations before the conversion so I would think it wouldn't be the antenna. It has the round circle and I...
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Views: 9,628
Posted By bibbus

new Digital TV won't pick up local station

I have a Venturer HDTV 22 in Digital LCD TV. It worked ok and I was able to pick up local TV. But after the switch to digital, I have never been able to pick up a local network station. I obviously...
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Views: 3,745
Posted By bibbus

older model sunbeam mixer

I have a stand type mixer that I'll admit is at least 25 years old. But I have not used it that often so it might only be about 5 years old in usage years!!

So I made some cookies and when I...
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Views: 1,521
Posted By bibbus

OK, now WHO'S side are you on??? What about the...

OK, now WHO'S side are you on??? What about the customer who hasn't had proper water pressure for a couple of months? I was hoping you experts could solve the problem so I could tell the plumber what...
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Views: 1,521
Posted By bibbus

Well, the plumber came over and didn't have time...

Well, the plumber came over and didn't have time to try to figure it out. He is totally puzzled as well. He did mention something strange that I don't think is the problem but he said he uses white...
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Views: 1,521
Posted By bibbus

I have not cleaned out the aerators but the...

I have not cleaned out the aerators but the plumber is supposed to come over tomorrow so I will ask him about it. I don't think this is the problem because its the cold water that is not coming out...
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Views: 1,521
Posted By bibbus

I should have explained that the faucets were out...

I should have explained that the faucets were out side gardening faucets. I already had two installed and had him install two more for convenience. He worked a long time and was under the house.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By bibbus

Water pressure

My plumber added two outside faucets to my house and the same day, the cold water pressure on the other side of the house dropped. The whole house is affected a little but the bathroom on the far...
08-23-09, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,457
Posted By bibbus

serious black spot on lilac

My lilac has a serious black spot problem. I did not do anything about it because i didn't realize it was a fungal problem. there are no spots like most black spot. The tips and edges of the leaves...
06-14-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By bibbus

Aluminum sulfate amount

I have not used aluminum sulfate on my hydrangeas in a year or more and I got out the bag and followed the directions. It said to use 2 cups (1 lb.) per 5 gallons of water. That seemed like a lot so...
05-02-09, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,492
Posted By bibbus

Confederate Jasmine

Last year, I found three plants for a dollar each. They were pot bound and the vines were tightly tangled in a 3 foot wad. I planted them and they didn't grow much but the leaves looked much better...
02-10-09, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By bibbus

I do not think a sealer was ever applied. The...

I do not think a sealer was ever applied. The joints are very thin, the standard size between small tile, I am traveling but I would say either 1/4 or 1/8 wide. The caulking around the border of the...
02-08-09, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,362
Posted By bibbus

So, what can I do after removing the old grout to...

So, what can I do after removing the old grout to make sure I use the right materials so this will not happen again?
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