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Getting Rid of Algerian Ivy?How can I get rid of Algerian Ivy (Hedera canariensis)? It has invaded my hedge so I can't get at the roots. Is there anything I can spray the runners with?

 

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Setting Dye in Silk Fabric?How do you set dye in a silk garment? I would like to use old thin silk blouses to make a quilt. Some of them just run and run every time I wash them. What kind of dye does the manufacturers use for these silks? I have tried white vinegar, but it didn't work.

 

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Installing Sunscreen Netting on Aluminum Carport?I would like to install sunscreen netting on the upright stanchions of the aluminum awning that shelters the driveway of my mobile home. Any ideas of how to do this? This would give me some privacy from my neighbors and keep the sun off my beautiful red car. You can see one of the stanchions in the picture, but there are actually four of them along the driveway.

 

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Discontinued Caron Simply Soft Green Yarn?Does anyone know where I can get a couple of skeins of Caron "Simply Soft" yarn in green? Even one skein would work. I designed an afghan using all the bright colors that go with their Embroidery Print #9811. They discontinued green before I could find it in a store.

 

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Avocado Tree Never Fruits?My avocado tree, planted in the yard 20 years ago, has never fruited or even had blossoms. Last year it had blossoms, but they didn't turn into fruit. The tree we had cut down about 20 years ago would produce over 400 avocados every year. This tree is a seed from that tree.

 

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Uses for Old Toothbrushes?What are some uses for old toothbrushes? I have saved all my used one for years and they have all been put through the dishwasher so they are clean. I hate to just throw them away. There must be something they can be used for besides cleaning the grout between my tiles.

 

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Collecting Back Child Support?My ex owes me thousands of dollars in child support from 40 years ago. Can someone tell me if there is a statute of limitations on collecting it if I live in California, but the decree was made in Nevada?

 

What Kind of Tree is This?What kind of tree is this? What is it's native habitat? Are the seeds poisonous?

 

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Why Are Most Calico Coated Cats Female?I have heard that over 99% of all calico cats are female. Many years ago I read an article in a cat magazine that explained this. Apparently, color in cats is related to gender somehow. Does anyone have any easy to understand information about this?

 

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Buying Paper Bags For Crafts?Where are people getting all these paper bags? In California they cost 10¢ each at the grocery store.

 

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Recycling Dentures?My husband passed away over 5 years ago. I still have the full set of dentures that he wore. Any ideas about where to get rid of them? The dentist didn't want them back.

 

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