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04-30-21, 04:42 PM
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Posted By rbdubz3

Ah nice - thanks Pilot Dane.. Good to know if it...

Ah nice - thanks Pilot Dane.. Good to know if it is that easy to propagate these guys.. I have a ton of Agave Attenuata and have basically become a mini farm for friends and family. All of the little...
04-30-21, 07:26 AM
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Views: 126
Posted By rbdubz3

Propagate Cordyline Electric Pink from cuttings

So I have a couple of good size Cordyline Electric Pink.. I was gonna purchase a smaller one for another part of my garden - 5 gallon ideally. My local wholesale nursery only had 15gal, and they were...
04-30-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By rbdubz3

Thanks for the tips.. I did try a balanced...

Thanks for the tips.. I did try a balanced fertilizer I had lying around - said it was a 10-10-10 mixture. I do see a bit more darkening of the leaves - so maybe that was the trick - I'll continue to...
04-10-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By rbdubz3

Sorry missed these details in my original post: ...

Sorry missed these details in my original post:

Zone: 10a (According to the new 2012 map)
City: Solana Beach
State: CA
04-10-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By rbdubz3

Sorry missed these details in my original post: ...

Sorry missed these details in my original post:

Zone: 10a (According to the new 2012 map)
City: Solana Beach
State: CA
04-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By rbdubz3

Tips on weed barrier / landscape fabrics?

I'm looking to redo some planter beds in my backyard. As I am not fond of pulling weeds, I'd like to make these beds as impervious to weeds as possible - yea right I know - insert jokes here;) ....
04-10-21, 12:53 PM
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Posted By rbdubz3

Bougainvillea pale green - any fertilizer tips?

I planted 'San Diego Red' bougainvillea last year - 5 gallon size. It seems to be doing ok in terms of amount of foliage/new growth/brachts/etc - except for the fact that the foliage leaves are a...
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Views: 655
Posted By rbdubz3

Moca or Powerline?

I have a section of my house that seems to get poor Wifi - it is an add-on and all of the walls were external at one point. So I 'think' that is why the Wifi is slower. I have an Orbi Mesh router...
08-29-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By rbdubz3

Ok - so the increased watering and fertilizing...

Ok - so the increased watering and fertilizing seems to be helping.. More growth and a little bit of flowering.

So I've also noticed some pests on these plants - if anyone knows the best course of...
07-23-20, 12:19 PM
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Views: 435
Posted By rbdubz3

Thanks - I'll give that a shot.. I recently did...

Thanks - I'll give that a shot.. I recently did increase some watering by hand and I'm seeing more green leaves... I will also step up the fertilizer and see how it goes
07-19-20, 07:55 AM
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Posted By rbdubz3

Tips on bougainvillea - watering, fertilizer, etc?

Looking for some tips on maintaining bougainvillea.. I have had 3 along a fence in my yard for several years. It's taken a few years but they are looking stronger with larger trunk/etc. In late...
05-29-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

@lambition - good callout reg'd the whole house...

@lambition - good callout reg'd the whole house fan. They are great during the evening/night but I wouldn't be running it during the hot parts of the day - so other ventilation would be preferred.
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05-29-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

Kinda thinking - as my goal is to try to get this...

Kinda thinking - as my goal is to try to get this converted 3rd car garage room cooler - plus it sounds like the lack of ventilation in the attic is a code violation and could result in mold? .....
05-28-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

Haha - not so much fixated as uneducated.. I...

Haha - not so much fixated as uneducated.. I guess I was mostly looking at that since I've got the holes in my roof already due to the Solatubes. Rather than make new holes in my roof I was hoping to...
05-28-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

Ok gotcha @lambition. I was confusing Soffit...

Ok gotcha @lambition. I was confusing Soffit vents with Dormer vents.. Though turns out the garage has neither. I do see some 'soffit-like' vents (see attached image) under the eaves for the...
05-28-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

@lambition - I will double-check this in terms of...

@lambition - I will double-check this in terms of vents - the home was built in 1968. There was an addition done in the 90's or so - this added square footage behind the garage and the construction...
05-28-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

Thanks Manden - and yeah I have some temperature...

Thanks Manden - and yeah I have some temperature sensors so I can track things throughout the day in this 3rd car garage media room.. So far this month isn't bad but come July/August it'll probably...
05-28-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By rbdubz3

Solar Attic Fan and expected temperature reduction

I have 3rd car garage that has been re-purposed as a media room, and so I'm trying to see if a roof mounted attic fan will help reduce the temperature in this room during summer months. Some details...
05-20-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By rbdubz3

Thanks for the tip YaddaYadda - I really don't...

Thanks for the tip YaddaYadda - I really don't have a green thumb so I appreciate that advice. I will plant them to ensure they have a small mound above the surrounding soil.. Also I'll look into a...
05-19-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By rbdubz3

Yeah Wow - I realize my details were pretty sad -...

Yeah Wow - I realize my details were pretty sad - apologies for wasting time :( .. Lemme try a redo

Location: San Diego
Where planted: South facing on north side of a wall (in beds near my lawn)....
05-19-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By rbdubz3

Tips on planting Cordyline Electric Pink

Hi - does anyone have tips on planting Cordyline Electric Pink ( https://www.monrovia.com/plant-catalog/plants/2332/electric-pink-cordyline/ ) .. I've lost some in the past, so thinking I'd check...
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Views: 572
Posted By rbdubz3

Well - for the metal fan box I 'think' I need to...

Well - for the metal fan box I 'think' I need to get the fan harness/mount that hangs down to be nice and tight, correct? This fan harness/mount has some solid rubber pads so it can go right up...
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By rbdubz3

Ok - got the fans and I am going thru the...

Ok - got the fans and I am going thru the installs for both bedrooms - Bedroom 2, with the existing L-shaped bracket was not a problem.. For Bedroom 1 I am wrangling with the new steel Commercial...
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Views: 154
Posted By rbdubz3

Troubleshooting ceiling fan speed/bulb/remote incompatibility

I recently started having an issue where some of the ceiling fan speeds (MED/HIGH) were really loud and would never quite reach their full speed. I am a home automation geek and here is the setup:
-...
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Views: 572
Posted By rbdubz3

Yeah - there is framing - the photo I attached...

Yeah - there is framing - the photo I attached with the 2x4 directly above the hole is the one I am talking about. It is strange though cuz I can see another 2x4 very close - so this must have been...
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