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Just for fun re-purposed container plantersComments (57)Deanne, loved your halloween vignette. You find the neatest containers and I love finials in any form and material. Michelle. I am amazed that your copper boiler has lasted that long. Who knew, copper would be so long lasting in the garden? Norma...enjoyed both your whiskey barrel pics and the pic of you waterinjg it. I have two whiskey barrels, but I have been growing peas up a trellis in them. String beans in the summer. I keep trying to plant something pretty around the edge, but nothing has looked good yet. Ei...great watercan collection! My fav is the purple. Also found the birdbath with succulents so eye catching with the alliums which are huge! I am a big fan of wire racks and mossed containers. I have one hay rack to fill this spring and I am going to need help figuring out how to moss it. Denise...I love your trio of wire baskets with succulents. Are they heavy? What did you use to hang them? I also love your bird cage idea with the candles in it. Marian...Your Achimines is so unusual. It reminds me of a streptocarpus, one of my favorites. Eden, the dish drainer is amazing! lol I would have never thought to put the dishes in it..and it fits just perfect! I have often wanted to catch a few yard sales to find some unusual containers to try to repurpose like this, but I seem to garden away most weekends in prime yard sale season. I did buy a couple of wire wastebaskets with the intention of mossing and filling, but I never did get around to it. There's always this year...hope springs eternal. Okay, who pray tell, is Angela? [g] pm2...See More
What is the purpose of airvent in kitchen sink plumbing line ?Comments (5)OP was asking about air gap, calling it air vent. This confuses some of the answerers. All the above info is correct. What I am about to say here is not a contradiction. "Gap" is before the P trap, on the room air side. "Vent" is after the P trap, on the sewer air side. As for air gaps, they may be overkill. Many think they are. Every dishwasher has a drain hose that either goes up to the air gap, or else it goes up "high" to make a high loop under the counter before going back down to its connection to the plumbing. This hose connection is always somewhere before the P trap, not after the P trap. High loops are fine. Air gaps are more better. Why? For a few reasons that require a large number of words and are best given by an expert on public health and the water system. Even Master Plumbers argue about it a lot. Executive summary: it's nothing to worry about....See More
Flower Planters - What’s the Issue Here?Comments (1)With the first one at least the idea is presumably that it is so tall that the damp/wet zone in the bottom does not reach all the way up to where the plants are, flood them and kill them. And (without reading the material you linked to) surely the self watering concept involves not watering nearly as much as when there are drain holes. That this reduced watering is the main selling point....See More
what’s with bedding sizes? - help choosingComments (30)Marci there is of course a difference between king and Cal king. King is 78x80”, just got my parents to sets of sheets. Now when we bought our bed at Macy’s hotel collection cal king, I did go with only a 7” box spring as the mattress was so high. So on my bed you can see the box spring. I have a pottery barn headboard. So that does bug me but I really don’t want to get a dust ruffle! Hate those things. I keep thinking of putting a fitted sheet on the box spring. But when the bed is made the comforter covers both up. I think Ralph L is generously sized...See More
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