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08-09-09, 06:12 AM
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Posted By howiek

If the neighbour is in agreement, and there are...

If the neighbour is in agreement, and there are no local By-Laws about privacy fence height, you could top the existing fence with 12" - 18" of lattice.

If done properly, it would look like it was...
08-09-09, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By howiek

You haven't indicated what part of the country...

You haven't indicated what part of the country you live in, but it has been an exceptionally poor year for a lot of crops - lots of moisture in some places, but not enough heat or sunlight, and in...
08-08-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By howiek

Looks like Euonymus japonicus, Spindle Tree

Looks like Euonymus japonicus, Spindle Tree
04-20-05, 12:34 PM
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Views: 2,372
Posted By howiek

This should seem pretty obvious but in order to...

This should seem pretty obvious but in order to start from square one... If you need to clean sludge, mud, leaf debris, etc from the pond, best to do it before you fill it. You might even want to...
04-09-05, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By howiek

You might try some of the ferns - they generally...

You might try some of the ferns - they generally are understorey plants in moist areas in forested areas and many are probably native to your area.

Creating pathways and even seating areas using...
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Views: 735
Posted By howiek

Thumbs up Thanks!

Thank you!!!

That'll help a lot :)

Howie
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Views: 735
Posted By howiek

MP3, .wav, OGG?????

Hello Computer Gurus

Not sure if this is where this question belongs, but I trust you will move it if appropriate

Iíve got some audio tapes (cassettes) that Iíd like to convert to audio CDís. ...
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Views: 793
Posted By howiek

MP3, wav, OGG?????

Hello Computer Gurus

Not sure if this is where this question belongs, but I trust you will move it if appropriate

Iíve got some audio tapes (cassettes) that Iíd like to convert to audio CDís. ...
03-11-05, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,377
Posted By howiek

Hello siebert99 and Welcome to DoItYourself.com! ...

Hello siebert99 and Welcome to DoItYourself.com! :)

I'm going to move your question over to the lumber experts - they should be able to give you some advice

Good Luck

Howie
03-05-05, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By howiek

In addition to commercial grade, consider buying...

In addition to commercial grade, consider buying 5/8" inside diameter instead of 1/2" - You'll find it will give you better use of the pressure from your souce.

Howie
03-04-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,313
Posted By howiek

Hello timefuze and Welcome to DoItYourself.com!!...

Hello timefuze and Welcome to DoItYourself.com!! :)

How long ago were the lilies re-potted?

My experience has been that soil, litter, etc will settle out of the water with time. I often will...
03-04-05, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,311
Posted By howiek

Sorry it took so long to reply... A...

Sorry it took so long to reply...

A blackish or tea-like colour is usually (tannins) from decomposing leaves at the bottom of your pond. If the flora and fauna in the area are healthy and you...
02-27-05, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,587
Posted By howiek

Hello rhreck You're going to have to excuse...

Hello rhreck

You're going to have to excuse my ignorance, but what is a lanai ?

The cost of a water feature will depend on the size of the project, how accessible the site is to bring in...
02-27-05, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,293
Posted By howiek

Hello Rafeal Is the patio always shady and...

Hello Rafeal

Is the patio always shady and damp?

Is it moss or algae?

You could try to clean off the patio with a bleach solution, but you'll probably need to work it over the affected...
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Views: 6,810
Posted By howiek

Hello Jeff I'm going to move your post over...

Hello Jeff

I'm going to move your post over to the Plumbing Forums (from Lawns) - You'll probably get a better response from the pros over there :)

Howie
02-17-05, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,908
Posted By howiek

Hello johnnycowles and Welcome to...

Hello johnnycowles and Welcome to DoItYourself.com !! :)

If I understand your question, you want to run two separate ponds using one pump... not sure how feasible that is, although you might be...
01-29-05, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,149
Posted By howiek

Hello Danny We have been using vinegar as a...

Hello Danny

We have been using vinegar as a weed supressant in the municipality I work for during the past two years. The product is a concentrated (25%) acetic acid, which when diluted to...
12-12-04, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,930
Posted By howiek

Hello All! I've moved this thread from the...

Hello All!

I've moved this thread from the Ponds Forum to the Outdoor Pest Forum since you all need to know how to deter or get rid of your visiters...

Howie
12-12-04, 03:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,894
Posted By howiek

Hello sonia and Welcome to DoItYourself.com! :) ...

Hello sonia and Welcome to DoItYourself.com! :)

I'm going to move your question over to the Architecture Forum where Doug and others can probably give you a better response than we could here (@...
12-11-04, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,838
Posted By howiek

Hello Aya You could build a pond and...

Hello Aya

You could build a pond and redirect the sump outflow into it to augment the makeup water that you will have to be adding on a regular basis. I have an 11' x 16' pond (~600 Imp Gal/720...
11-14-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,668
Posted By howiek

One more thought - does the pump need to be...

One more thought - does the pump need to be primed? If you fill the outlet side with water before turning it on, that might be the problem...

Howie
11-14-04, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,668
Posted By howiek

Could be that the seals dried out when the pump...

Could be that the seals dried out when the pump wasn't being used. Did you store the pump submerged in water while it was off?

Not sure who to turn to for a repair - if there is a name on the...
11-11-04, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,425
Posted By howiek

Hello keystone87 If you can keep the water...

Hello keystone87

If you can keep the water moving and/or a hole in the ice to allow for gas exchange, your fish will be alright.

I kept my pond & stream running for the full winter the first...
11-07-04, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,055
Posted By howiek

Hello Rainbow You should be able to find a...

Hello Rainbow

You should be able to find a flow control valve that you could mount on the output side of the pump that will reduce the flow in plumbing stores, some of the big box stores, a garden...
11-07-04, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,107
Posted By howiek

Hello Rainbow Here's a link that is not in...

Hello Rainbow

Here's a link that is not in violation with our advertising policy on this website: ...
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