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Actually sounds like cedar-apple rust

July 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:05:49 -0400 From: Chatham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Subject: apples and cedars This actually sounds like cedar-apple rust. Cedar trees and apples are the hosts of this fungus. It first forms on the cedar tree, and then infects the apples, which shrivel and die before ripening. Here’s a good […]

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Tags: 27312 · Advise · Agriculture · Pittsboro

Another thing to keep in mind with satellite internet services

June 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:30:20 -0400 From: Mike Fox Subject: Another thing to keep in mind with satellite internet services None of the satellite internet services, as far as I know, are compatible with Virtual Private Network, or VPN.   If you are employed and work remotely, you are most likely required to use […]

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Tags: Advise · Pittsboro · Technology

Feeding cats and UTI

March 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on Feeding cats and UTI

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:04:26 -0400 From: Dave Cohen Subject: Re: Feeding Cats, UTIs First, I second what Joseph Barr wrote in chatlist – UTI can be dangerous, especially in males. I was lucky enough years ago to figure this out and get my male kitty to vet to remove blockage. Second, if you […]

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Tags: Advise · Animals

on perk testing…

February 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on on perk testing…

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:27:36 -0500 From: Bruce Hively Subject: on perk testing… first let me say that I am not a geologist, hydrologist, or even a digger of holes. however, the way I understand the reasons for perk testing is to find the best possible soil composition and compaction to allow water to […]

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Skunk cleaning: One and done

February 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Skunk cleaning: One and done

Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:44:25 -0500 From: “Don Wollum” Subject: skunk cleaning one and done Skunks are very active in in the night and pre-dawn hours February selecting territories and partners. Pets can get curious, and get sprayed, and cars and areas around the home can get the odor too. This recipe works generally […]

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Tags: Advise · Animals

Life after Verizon in Chatham County, NC

February 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Life after Verizon in Chatham County, NC

Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:13:53 -0500 From: “Don Wollum” Subject: Life after Verizon Hi Bruce, Certainly nice to get free of Verizon phone as we were paying off a IPhone too. That was 40.00 a month. After that was taken off Verizon enrolled us in the new plan for service for 2 cell phones […]

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Tags: 27312 · Advise · Pittsboro · Technology

Another popcorn ceiling solution

February 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on Another popcorn ceiling solution

Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:13:53 -0500 From: Peggy Wilson Subject: Popcorn Ceilings I’m sure you have already decided on your course of action, but something that may be useful in the future just popped into my head… While preparing my parents’ house for sale, I had a contractor tell me that he would charge […]

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Popcorn Ceiling Removal WARNING

January 31st, 2017 · Comments Off on Popcorn Ceiling Removal WARNING

Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:01:35 -0500 From: Regina Barcello Subject: Popcorn Ceiling Removal WARNING Before you remove your popcorn ceiling, please be aware that the dust may contain asbestos!! ‘Sadly, some of the products used to create popcorn ceilings during their heyday contained asbestos, which is a known cancer causing agent if inhaled.  Popcorn […]

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Tags: Advise · Health

Downsides of a buried propane tank

January 9th, 2017 · Comments Off on Downsides of a buried propane tank

Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2017 16:43:08 -0500 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Fw: buried propane tank They may leak without your knowing it. Any repairs are far more expensive. Even small earthquakes can cause a leak even in a new tank, otherwise new may be fine, and a well made tank may do well for […]

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Tags: 27344 · Advise · Siler City

Recommend using gas without ethanol for outdoor power equipment

January 4th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2017 09:46:30 -0500 From: Bruce Hively Subject: gas without ethanol… I know that the Marathon stations in Siler City sell non-ethanol high test. This is the fuel I recommend all my clients to use in their outdoor power equipment, i.e., mower, blowers, trimmers and saws, etc. Seems to work well in […]

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Tags: 27312 · Advise · Pittsboro