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    Are US earwigs different to UK ones? In the UK the common variety is Forficula auricularia: see here for info and pics...
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    Never ever and only mow it when over 4" long, it's grass it grows. Main uses are wildlife habitat, green stuff for the compost heap, as...
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    NigelJ reacted to SeniorCitizen's post in the thread If You Have a Mouse Problem with Like Like.
    Victors are available at ACE Hardware but i re- enjinerer many products for those industries that aren't in the know. Example: the trap...
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    NigelJ reacted to SeniorCitizen's post in the thread If You Have a Mouse Problem with Like Like.
    Please disregard reply #6, but this mouse accumulation was not in my house. Our HVAC unit is 38 years old and doing fine. It was a pic...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread If You Have a Mouse Problem.
    I'm sure you could find a more humane way to kill mice with a little thought. I prefer the "Little Nipper" cheap, easy and efficient.
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    Essentially every hour below 45°F adds to the switching on of fertile flower production.
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Storing onion setts.
    Unlikely to keep until next year, I generally have a few left that I keep as replacements for any that don't stat and by mid summer they...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Soil Moisture.
    I must admit I hadn't thought of special scales for weighing gunpowder. For UK and other metric users 1 grain = 0.065 grams. How big a...
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    NigelJ reacted to SeniorCitizen's post in the thread Soil Moisture with Like Like.
    The scale was actually developed for gun powder weights many years ago but i use it because it weighs in grains and the sample can be...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Soil Moisture.
    Can't quite see how its going to work, the picture shows a form of balance, scale pan on the left, pivot on the left of the cast? piece...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Apple tree depth.
    Fruit trees should generally be planted with the graft above the soil level. As you want the growth characteristics to be controlled by...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Soil super wet.
    In the UK builders sand is not recommended for use in garden applications and sharp sand or horticultural sand is to be preferred...
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    Over here opium poppies are grown on a small scale in the south of the country, to partially supply the requirement for opiate based...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Unknown invader.
    @Garden Happy Yes you could have a friend for life, it is one of those plants that grow from the smallest bit left. You have to be...
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    NigelJ replied to the thread Unknown invader.
    Ground Elder? Young growth edible, helps with gout.
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