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My 13 year old grandson wants to grow some Fly Traps using this small, inexpensive, boxed hydroponic kit. The kit is designed for kids 12 years and older. The parts are all plastic. It comes with seeds, planting cubes, nutrients and a Hydro-Pump. In the description, it says: Simply follow the planting instructions and see sprouts within a month. Fly Traps are easy and fun to grow, and best yet, will keep your house free of worrisome flies and other flying encroaching insects. According to their website, the company is dedicated to providing products that are both educational and fun for children of all ages.

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Every year in early March it seems I have a ton of henbit, (lamium amplexicaule), in my yard (Southern US, zone 7, bermuda grass). Not just around the edges, it's all over the yard. By May/June it dies off, but it amazes me that the yards next to mine don't have the same "infestation" of the weed. I end up being the first house around me having to mow to cut it down and make the lawn look presentable. The local various lawn services say they can get rid of it and make my lawn beautiful, but I'm still not willing to pay $55/application for something that I can probably do myself for $25. Is there a proven method that I can use to get rid of henbit fast and not see them ever again?

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Found in West Michigan zone 5b. It tolerates cool and heat well. It emerges about the same time as chives but it does not have a single hollow stem like chives. It has an occasional leaf that comes off the stem like grass. The stem is very skinny like grass, but strong and tall, it's 24" tall now. Stem does not appear to be hollow. Flowers look a lot like chive as they appear at the end of a stalk in a bunch when it's still cool, when temps in the mid-60s F. Now the flowers are gone there are seed-like structures on top each with a long skinny chive-like green "stem". "Seeds" are brownish red. When breaking a stem it does not smell like onions or garlic.

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Many vegetables will bolt when they're grown in the wrong season, and this is because they're photoperiod sensitive. This means that if the night hours drop below a critical period for particular duration eg. month, they respond by going to seed. So, if you wish to plant these photoperiod sensitive plants in full shade for part of the day, does the full shade contribute to the hours of darkness and prevent bolting?

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I've painted the skirting boards in this room and the paint has dripped on to a pretty fresh stained and varnished floor. How can I get these paint marks off the floor without damaging the new stain or varnish?

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I installed a spa sub-panel on the exterior of my house. The inside wiring is NM-B 6AWG wire that goes to a junction box where it's spliced to 6AWG direct bury rated wire (the NM-B wire I had wasn't long enough, so it was cheaper to splice). The splice was done with split bolts, wrapping 3M Temflex rubber splicing tape, then wrapped in electrical tape. The inspector claimed that split bolts wrapped in tape are not rated for live connections and I would need to replace the split bolts with standard blue wire nuts. Is the inspector wrong? To me, the wrench-tightened, rubber insulated splice would be more durable then a $0.50 wire nut.

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How do I make a 3 wire splice with 2/0 wire? I want to tap into a service panel feed to add a subpanel.

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I sealed a new polished marble table top with a granite sealer that also works on marble. The discoloration is slight, but I'd like to remove it. What's the best way to do this? I've read about "color enhancers" that accentuate color, but I'm looking for something that would reverse that effect and fade the yellow. Does something like that exist? I've read that using bleach is not a good idea. I'm considering sanding it at 220 grit—wise move?

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I put my new graphics card in the PCIe slot even though I’m waiting for a molex adapter to connect it to the psu (doesn’t have 6-pin). Anyways I turned my pc and found out it’s working. Does this mean I don’t need to connect it to the PSU? Or is it a haunted graphics card?

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people usually praise other for having a strong personality, character. What is a strong character?

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