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Archive for May, 2013


   May 31

Your Questions About Gardening

Ruth asks… What are the Top 3 herbs to grow for a home cook? I am a moderately knowledgeable cook (about a 6.5 out of 10), but have very little experience with fresh herbs. They are expensive, & I usually just use my extensive dry herb collection. However, I recently received an Aerogarden as a [...]

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   May 30

Your Questions About Gardening

Laura asks… Does anyone know how to build a raised garden VERY SIMPLY? Seems like only a box but I know there must be more to it. GardenersCardiff answers: I made them really easy by laying down six layers of newspaper, which kills the grass and weeds adding topsoil and decayed cow manure mixed up [...]

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   May 29

Your Questions About Gardening

Thomas asks… What is the best corn seed for home garden? I get all these catalogs (Jungs, Gurneys, etc.) that have the sugar enhanced varieties and I would like to know what you think is the best corn to plant. With a crop of corn, you only have one shot so I want to make [...]

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   May 28

Your Questions About Gardening

Susan asks… How can I kill catalpa trees that sprout in my cutting garden? I have twenty of them and have cut them off. Can I drill holes in the stumps and add Round up or something? They come from seeds from a neighbor’s tree and they are invasive. I need a solution. GardenersCardiff answers: [...]

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   May 27

Your Questions About Gardening

Joseph asks… Guinea pig fruit/ veggies and grass question? I’m getting 2 male guinea pigs from a pet store (I know about these things please don’t discuss the pet store) Some info on them and some questions: They aren’t from the same litter, they are both around 1 month and they have lived together for [...]

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   May 26

Your Questions About Gardening

Nancy asks… Olive Garden did not pull Letterman Ads. More Right Wing Lies? http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/18/olive-garden-says-it-did-not-cancel-ads-on-letterman-show/ Apparently an actual spokesperson for Olive Garden, said the restaurant did not pull ads from David Letterman’s show schedule. Rich Jeffers, from the Olive Garden, said the news item in the right wing Politico by Andy Barr, “is erroneous”. So the [...]

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   May 25

Your Questions About Gardening

Richard asks… How can I keep a super long garden hose from kinking up? It is always getting knots and not flowing properly. How can I keep this from happening? It’s like 50 feet long or something. GardenersCardiff answers: The best way to get kinks in a hose to start is to use the back [...]

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   May 24

Your Questions About Gardening

Jenny asks… Should you have the right to grow food in your front yard? With not having the wages or jobs to afford the value of fresh vegetables who not? The front lawn came from Europe which was a status symbol that you are rich enough that you don`t have to grow your own food [...]

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   May 23

Your Questions About Gardening

Ruth asks… Can they take tips out of gift card balances? If you use a gift card and you want to leave a tip, can you take the tip out of the gift card balance? How does that work? For example, for Olive Garden gift cards. GardenersCardiff answers: No, a gift card balance is money [...]

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   May 22

Your Questions About Gardening

Thomas asks… What is ink made out of. What is the entire process of ink? I need to know how to make ink from the raw materials. Contacts or diagrams would be helpful. GardenersCardiff answers: There are many types of ink. India ink uses a dye from a bean grown in India, mixed with a [...]

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