Category: Grey Gardens West

Homemade electric can crusher
Posted in Back in My Day Grey Gardens West

Aluminum Can Crushing for the fun of it.

There is something satisfying about crushing can after can, it makes a wonderful crunching noise, almost as good as the sound of breaking glass.

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WTW5105HW whirlpool washing machine review
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Whirlpool Washing Machine

We plopped down a bundle for this WTW5105HW Whirlpool 4.7-cu ft High-Efficiency Top-Load Washer, so now everybody wants to do laundry. I think our ancient…

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drone and worker honeycombs
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Roaches, termites, and bees! Oh my.

This bee guy on YouTube went to get bees from a wall of a house, unfortunately he also found cockroaches, and the framework was ruined…

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simple Dog septic system
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Dog Doo Patrol

I have about a 20 pound dog, only one so this is manageble. I made a simple compost bin by making a big hole in…

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Dug up an old Pepsi can when metal detecting. Not exactly a Spanish shipwreck is it.
Posted in Back in My Day Grey Gardens West

I wish someone had told me!

I dug out my old metal detector, had not tried it in the yard at this house. I figured since kids have lived here, there…

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Sad banana tree does not belong in zone 8
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Yes, we have no bananas

I chopped down the ornamental banana tree by our front door today, as we are in for a cold spell, I put a tarp over…

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Posted in Back in My Day Grey Gardens West

Computers and shag carpeting do not mix

I have been having a problem with my PC randomly freezing up, at the most inconvenient times. Then I have to shut off the power…

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Used a ratchet to fix chain link fence
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Wrong tool, or just improvising?

Recently I had to peel back the chain link fence so I could get on the other side and clear out some trash and branches…

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Random flowers and plants suddenly
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Random plants are popping up!

We bought this house last summer, so it’s our first spring here, and boy howdy, there are hidden gems. White, yellow, blue delicate flowers, showy…

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Ryobi 40 volt mower Home Depot
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Ryobi 40v mower. Will it do the job?

We finally replaced our gas mower, having moved last fall, I left it at the old house. We upgraded(?) to a “Home Depot exclusive” Ryobi…

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