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Old 11-06-2014, 07:06 PM   #41
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While you still have the evil knotweed, here's a use for it. I love this guy's cleverness.
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Thought about doing something like that with the hollow stems of Joe Pye weed...but after watching the video, I'm not sure if they'd be large enough or not.

Also, I think tying the bundle in twine would look more natural/rustic.
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I have used vinegar to kill weeds also. Apply to the entire plant on a sunny day. You may have to reapply several times.
Cool. I'll have to try it.
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Twine is prettier, but duct tape is SO Appalachian. Around here it and WD-40 are the two major home repair tools.
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Around here it and WD-40 are the two major home repair tools.
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I've been known to use duct tape...but not on a craft.
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Old 11-08-2014, 09:40 AM   #45
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Twine is prettier, but duct tape is SO Appalachian. Around here it and WD-40 are the two major home repair tools.
Duct tape is like The Force: It has a light side and a dark side and it holds the universe together
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General home repair guidelines: if it doesn't move and it should, get the WD-40; if it shouldn't move and it does, get the duct tape.
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General home repair guidelines: if it doesn't move and it should, get the WD-40; if it shouldn't move and it does, get the duct tape.


It's funny 'cause it's true!
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Dap, what about just plain branches? Little piles of them in the back forty would give shelter to lots of little woodland friends.
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hmmm not sure what Sage is referring to although brush piles are always good. Anyway today I put a big piece of duct tape on my dogs collar with my phone no. I decided to leave him out in the backyard while I ran an errand and did that just in case as a last minute precaution. I looked at him later with his big duct tape tag, laughed, and thought of the comments in this thread.
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