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re: Fertilizer Recs - Tigerroc
Thank you CrawDude. Lots of info to ponder and try! ...
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re: Best spray to kill elephant ear and banana plants - Tigerroc
Ha. I planted a few variegated “Martha Stewart” brand artemisia plants several years ago and man are they invasive!! Just finished scrapping flower beds with shovel for 3rd and hopefully final time. Didn’t want to put any chrmicals down to kill them as they have grown in my orchids and lilies a...
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re: Baton Rouge to Asheville must see/visit recommendations... - Tigerroc
I second that. Love north Georgia. The hills n scenery. Ate at Dillard House, stopped at Goats on Roof, Lake Rayburn? I think is awesome setting. Can’t remember all but stayed further north in VRBO cabin in mountains. ...
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Fertilizer Recs - Tigerroc
What do you use on your annual and/or perennial flower beds and hanging baskets? Do you use liquid fertilizer? Osmocote smart release plant food? Professional grade fertilizer? Your own mix? High yield Blood meal? Bloom buster? Miracle gro Shake n feed? Organic blossom boosters? Or triple 8...
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re: Window replacement in the New Orleans area - Tigerroc
We got a contractor who measured all of our windows and they were custom made by Alside in Jefferson, LA in 2016. We have no problems. Also did my son’s windows on his house. ...
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re: Turned 63 years last week and have witnessed dramatic - Tigerroc
Yes remember all details of that day. In 5th grade class and neighbors (classmates’ mom) came to tell you what happened. Remember 9/11 as I was working for agency going through JCAHO that exact morning awaiting their arrival!! Will always be days to remember....
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re: Vacuum Cleaner recs? - Tigerroc
Have a Dyson animal and love it and bought several as gifts for family. Order directly from Dyson online and get good deals. Only thing that broke was a roller and they didn’t have roller as a single replacement part so I got an entire vacuum base free under warranty. But had Kirby for years and ...
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re: Why do people build wood fences instead of planting hedges? - Tigerroc
Love those GS Pointers. I keep my son’s pointer at times and he can jump over my older 4ft fence or open back gate with his nose!!! But yes rather my back yard red tops fencing or Jap yews over fencing. ...
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re: Home appliance brands...which brands are decent? - Tigerroc
Been having all GE Profile appliances since 2009 when we did total renovation of kitchen and happy to say no problems. Just replaced microwave with another GE, but they told me that’s normal wear. ...
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re: How good is the Scott's Crabgrass preemergent? - Tigerroc
I use Amaze. No problem with it and works fine and just put it down again 2 wks ago. I just make sure I put it down before it rains so don't have to water it, but only work in soil. ...
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re: Ground cover plant for south Louisiana - Tigerroc
Ajuga is care free and likes moist soil. Had some for 35 yrs and no upkeep except pulling out a few to transplant here and there. Have liriope, monkey grass, and artemisia (invasive), but like ajuga best. Never gets yellow like other ground covers. ...
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re: Replacing soil in flower bed - Tigerroc
I just finished adding and raising my perennial flower beds. Worked it with shovel first then added spaghnum peat moss and my back yard composting and garden soil I bought. Mixed it all up in wheelbarrow and added to flower beds and turned it again to mix well and added Amaze preemergence herbici...
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re: Vacation Ideas - with a 5 yr old? - Tigerroc
How about going to North Georgia to Tallulah Gorge, nice waterfalls and hiking. Stop at Goats on Roof on way. Nothing much, just goats living on roof and you pay .50 or so to send pail of food to rooftop for goats. Zip lining close by and picked apples at orchard. Just few simple pleasures on tr...
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re: So how about Italy?? - Tigerroc
See if you can book breakfast in the Vatican. It was very nice 2nd floor open air venue and good food. We went with tour group and included in our package. Crossed Adriatic Sea on small cruise ship....beautiful. Ate at restaurant on the Adriatic Sea coastline near Ancona. ...
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re: Ideas for a small tree/ bush for a small front yard flower bed - Tigerroc
Definitely sweet olive. I have 8 of them for about 6yrs and love their sweet, scented, small white flowers. Never a problem with bugs or fungus. ...
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re: Anyone ever painted a brick home? - Tigerroc
My neighbor painted his mortar only because they wanted black and it faded or brick layer didn’t put enough color bags in mortar mix. It’s been 25-30 years and still looks good. ...
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re: Ideas for a small tree/ bush for a small front yard flower bed - Tigerroc
Sweet olive. Pretty n sweet smell with tiny white flowers. Easy growing n no bugs. ...
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re: Brown or Black Mulch? - Tigerroc
Red because it fades and looks good with my old Chicago bricks. ...
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re: Need help selecting a rangetop - Tigerroc
I just bought another GE microwave and store had new display of high end GE products called Monogram to compete with some of those expensive lines. No problem with my GE Profile line. ...
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re: Big Bend area - Tigerroc
Went last year to see bluebonnets and also used bluebonnet tracker. Weren’t as plentiful last year, so they’ll be picturesque this year. Did Waco and blue bonnets trip last year. Still talk about excursion to Waco Mammoth National Park. ...
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