Seriously Itchy Dog?In August, my dog started itching like crazy. Her sister was itching, too, but not as badly. She scratched a bald spot on herself. I bathed both of them, could not find any fleas, and then the itching subsided somewhat.
Making Functional Window Shutters?For years now, I've been around homes that have pretty, decorative, ornamental window shutters that don't do anything except accent the windows. I can't help but think that long ago, window shutters were actually functional.
Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?This is about carbon monoxide poisoning. Last fall, we started up our furnace, and about 2 weeks or so later, my husband lost his job for being rude to a patient. I know my husband, and he is not the type to be rude to anyone.
Planting Vegetables After Spraying Pesticide?My neighbor usually grows tomatoes and peppers up against their home. They had Orkin come to kill termites. Orkin sprayed the ground in the area where they plant tomatoes and peppers. Should they plant them this year or not?
Understanding Butterfly Behavior?Are any of you really familiar with butterflies? We've had several small white butterflies, for a couple of months, and a couple of evenings ago, Sat, Aug. 28, just before 6pm, I thought I saw a couple of them fluttering, and then one flew off.
Composting Egg Shells Safely?How do I compost eggshells properly so I don't add any disease to my soil? I am new to composting. I do not have organic eggshells to compost. I've read about so many eggs having disease.
Maintaining a Paper Shredder?I was shredding paper, and my home paper shredder just quit on me. No noise, no sparks, no anything. It's held together by phillips screws, and being a former electronics tech, I decided to take it apart.