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    Mugo Pine

    Guess who is back in a hospital again ? :th I had a sudden increase of fluid retention on my lungs, so the doctor ordered another layup in a hospital. Took 3 hours for the doctor to find a hospital bed, this time in Washington with a 14 hour waite in their emergency lobby before I got a...
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    Mugo Pine

    Hi thistlebloom .... Thank you for your post and recommendation for treatment. I have been in and out of the hospital after I had a doctor's appointment and was instantly abducted by ambulance alliense and rushed to the Oregon hospital for mri, catscans, and 3-4 visits per day by blood...
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    just checking in

    Major... I wish you a speedy recovery . :fl Just DO NOT get hooked on the drugs !!! :old
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    WHAT ? ... NO garden tour ?

    Hi all... well the garden tour is finally on line this afternoon ... www.clarkgreenneighbors.org/gardentour .follow the prompts ... there will be a series of dots going downward on the left side of the page ... click on those downward until you reach " all gardens" click on that...
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    WHAT ? ... NO garden tour ?

    Here we go again... I just talked to the Clark County Coordinator... he said that the photographer's computer had a complete meltdown . The good news is that they are working hard and the Garden Tour will be on line on next Monday, July 27,2020. In the meantime, if you go onto...
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    House flies

    My next door neighbors own over 200 beef cows plus their calves on 1,000 acres of land. When the cows rotate near our 20 acres, they deposit quite a bit of manure with maggets galore. Your idea of chickens doing their job of scattering the cow manure for the larvae just is not practical as we...
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    House flies

    I have been in the horse breeding business ( my own mares and stallions standing at public stud as well as outside mares , so my ranch always had visitors that expect their mares to have proper feed, housing as well as a clean and healthy environment ) for over 40 years as well as working at UCD...
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    Cosmo spring garden 2020

    bo worms = bad , fairly low % of worms = good, very large % of worms = not so good as they attract horde s of moles ( they destroy many plants through their digging ) = BAD
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    Cosmo spring garden 2020

    Bay... About 5 years ago, I got grass clippings and leaves from neighbors and spread them onto our lot from 3-6 inches thick as organic matter. Within a few months, there was a worm population explosion followed by dozens of robins that not only feasted on worms , but they devoured or ruined...
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    House flies

    Hi Marie 2020 ... thank you for your version of an insect stray. It sounds that it only makes the insects LEAVE and go on to reproduce someplace else. I do NOT want them to return with their offspring, in-laws, out-laws, neighbors, and friends in tow. I want them DEAD NOW , never to return...
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    House flies

    Will do Ridgerunner before they start bringing their friends and relatives to sunbathe on the front of our house and before they start to invade the indoor spaces.
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    House flies

    The flies are sunning themselves on the FRONT of our house... they are NOT inside our house !!!
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    House flies

    With the onset of Summer, brings house flies. So. I purchased "Flying Insect Killer by EcoLogic" made with Lemon oil. For the first 2 sunny mornings in a row , I sprayed and the flies started to buzz and fall / fly onto the ground. I thought that this stuff works. But, every morning there...
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    Taxes

    Hey boys and girls ... today's public service announcement ...:oops: due to the coronus virus, this years Federal tax returns was postponed to JULY 15. So for those of us that still haven't filed, you can still do so. :old
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    Mugo Pine

    Early in Feb., I purchased 8 dwarf Mugo Pines and they were thriving. This past month we had a number of small showers every 2 - 4 days apart totaling 0.01 to 0.04 inches of rain.This morning I noticed that there is a white powdery growth at the leading top branches. :hu The older Mugo pines...
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