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How can I protect myself and daughter while gardening in the yard?

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Besides insect repellent lotions or sprays. Is there anything further I should use to minimize insect bites? Mosquitoes are ramped in my area. And now that the weather is getting warmer, I’d like to some pruning and gardening. Is there anything additional I should do to protect myself and dear daughter?

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    What is your favorite gardening site for flowers?

    Monday, August 22nd, 2011

    I don’t know much about gardening. I’ve lived in apartments all my life, and I still do… but my landlord is letting me play with a patch of land outside my kitchen window. I live near Salt Lake City, UT. The weather looks like it might be spring.

    so… what is the URL of a gardening site that has helped you? Any sites good for beginners?

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      Las Vegas Summer Vegetable Garden – How to Grow Food in Extreme Conditions

      Thursday, July 21st, 2011

      John from www.growingyourgreens.com shows you what you can grow in the summer heat in Las Vegas where the temperatures exceed 100 degrees. He visits the Spring Preserve’s Vegetable Garden that is planted out by the Master Gardeners to survive in the Desert Heat.

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        Vegetable Gardening Jobs for Summer HD

        Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

        forgreenies.com Find out what you can do to improve the soil conditions of your vegie garden in preparation for a long hot summer. On Lamb Island, Queensland Australia, Kat who is passionate about living sustainably and self-sufficiently utilises what is on hand to leave her vegie plot virtually maintenance free while she is away on summer holiday. Learn how to improve the water retention of your soil and how to harvest the nutritious castings from an active worm farm (without touching the worms).

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          I thought this was pretty good, what do you think?

          Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

          Cow For Sale

          The farmer had been taken in so many times by the local car dealer
          that when the dealer came to him and wanted to buy a cow, the farmer
          priced it as follows…

          Sale Invoice

          Basic top of the line cow,879.87

          Two-tone plush exterior (optional),197.08

          Deluxe Dual Horns (Weather durable),747.92

          Genuine Cowhide upholstery,346.73

          Arial Sonar,462.92

          Lawn mower
          Includes a lifetime of free top of the line gas.,474.58

          Automatic composter (guaranteed to never wear out),483.87

          Automatic grain mill (guaranteed to never wear out),126.93

          Automatic compost shredder (guaranteed to never wear out),873.23

          Heavy duty straw shredder (guaranteed to never wear out),862.29

          Deluxe automatic fly swatter (guaranteed to never wear out),892.61

          Produce storage unit (guaranteed to never wear out),999.34

          Extra stomachs – 3-extra, standard equipment
          Lifetime guaranteed to never rust or wear out, but must be filled with organic matter a minimum of twice daily, more is better for optimum performance. ,492.81

          Deluxe, commercial grade, 4-spigot, huge volume, easy flow dispensers
          Guaranteed to never rust or never wear out. Must be serviced 2x’s a day.,817.72

          4-hoof (quad) drive
          Guaranteed to never wear out, and will never need oil.,736.33

          Accessories included:

          Operating equipment without them will void all guarantees.,239.22

          Deluxe stainless steel spigot extractor

          Authentic Cow heart rubberized coveralls

          Original Cowgard cap-with bonus kick guard face shield
          For those times when the composter is in full operation

          Top of the line Cowpii boots with virgin calf hyde lining
          To keep out what you don’t want in and keep those tootsies warm.

          Cow heart rubberized (full length, hand to shoulder) gloves

          Genuine Cowpii compost scooper
          Industrial strength, pooper scooper, NEVER leave home without it.

          Sub total 0,919.56

          *Other Fees

          Pre-showroom detailing4.11

          Road ready,092.39

          Stock trailer delivery,963.10

          Optional extended 30-day service plan9.99

          Excess paperwork,602.01

          Filing fees1.01

          Handling fees 4.92

          Non-refundable credit check,286.42

          Authenticity of ownership papers,684.92

          Registration fee,697.34
          Total,309.12

          Sub total 7,288.99

          Tax
          Uncle Sam wants his cut. ,728.99

          Total1,019.97

          Returned checks5.00

          **Bonus!!!**

          Free lifetime of aromatherapy and organic matter to keep your garden well fed and as lush as plants in a rain forest.

          ~~~Disclaimer~~~

          Once it leaves the farm, seller will not be held responsible or liable for anything. Buyer takes full responsibility and agrees to clean up any and all messes and be held accountable and liable for any and all damages that may occur.

          Owner is responsible for all repairs, damages and losses after leaving the seller’s possession since seller can not guarantee the upkeep and care of such a valuable item.

          Seller is not responsible for any typos or errors in adding totals, it is the responsibility of the educated car salesman, who does these things on his job daily, to make sure the contract and all figures are accurate. Remember the seller is just an uneducated farmer.

          If the owner decides to put such a prized possession on his table, ownership will revert back to the original owner after all processing, packaging have been completed and all fee’s has been paid for by the purchaser.

          Author: unknown
          Revision Author: Cora Grody
          Copyright ©2006, 2007 Cora Grody

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          Is it possible to grow a vegetable garden inside my house?

          Friday, November 5th, 2010

          it’s wintertime, so trying to grow a veggie garden in this weather is impossible. and even so, we do not have a yard that I could grow a garden. it is possible to grow a small vegetable garden in my house in pots and plant trays??

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          I planted my vegetable garden 2 days ago and now there's a frost warning for tonight! What should I do?

          Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

          The weather was fine all last week, you could wear shorts during the day, and all of a sudden there’s a frost warning for tonight. After that it should be back to normal. Since I only planted my seeds on Saturday, I figure it’s too early for germination to have started… should I worry? What precautions should I take? This is my first vegetable garden and I would really like to get something out of it.

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          When should I start growing my vegetable garden in Orangevale, CA?

          Friday, August 6th, 2010

          I live in Orangevale, CA and I’m planning to grow a vegetable garden. The vegetables I am including in my garden are pumpkins, summer squash, tomatoes, and carrots. Our cool weather and rain should be gone by mid-April. I need to know what is the best time to plant them all at the same time.

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          What kind of lighting do I need for an indoor garden?

          Sunday, August 1st, 2010

          I live in an apartment and I want to start an indoor vegetable garden but I don’t know very much about gardening. I can kill just about anything. I think I need some type of UV lighting for the plants to grow. And is there any particular time of the year I should plant? Since I am trying to do it indoors I don’t think the weather should be much of an issue.

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          winter indoor gardening?

          Monday, June 21st, 2010

          I live in Southern Colorado and I was just wondering how good plants such as Lavender, mint, sage, chamimile, echaeniacha would do just to start growing indoor in pots? Would weather or lack of sun effect them even indoors? shoud i wait til spring?

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