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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Ttt inWUBOt HEU1D friary, _- HOME OF THE WEEK our self tabbies Many Materials To Finish Floors ME. FIX Maai IBB TCfj of refimsbiat wood floors a Annmim floor BM been sanded down to the bnre wood, for you an use asy fad you waot. Basieany taeae CSB be broken don Mo two baafe types-the penetrating sealer and the sur- face coating. The iimrt i atim aealer soaks bio the wood, comes in a va- riety of tod therefore can be wed to change OK color of the wood ad make it dark- er. A aealer buildi up BO surface YOUR GARDEN By bobeJte R. Voting, F.HH.S. LIV-WT-WN'AWiA 598 ARCA L T "i 'A iQOflt attractive beck spbt design which could be buffi en HOMOCRAF COMPANY OF CANADA JARVIS AT KING E, TORONTO 1. ONTARIO. Please send me further details about how to' obtain staDdarl builder blueprints for'No. CH-703. Or enclosed please 41.00. for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Second Edition-Subur- ban and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." a flat 50 foot lot. All rooms are large for a bouse of this sbe. Utilities, recreation ro a possible den or extra and NAME ADDRESS (Leth.) could be located' in the lower area beneath the bedrooms. Heated crawl space beneath the living-kitchen area has a height of approximately 4 feet and gives ample storage space for unused equipment and material. On lot mat slopes to the back, a walk-out basement would be practical..Bhje prints include POPULAR ANNUALS has been mgfeded oat I write an article OB some at the most popular annuals that m amateur gardener can plant and hart juecass with. one should be thinking what kind of plants you want; where you want to plant them and what number yoa will re- quire. It rather late hi (be sea- son, to start most annuals, but nasturtiums, a n d eves umiat. nicotiana and darkia .could he ptntad in- at this brae, tor earner For sowing directly out ID the ground, as soon as the earth has wnmed up, some- time about the 10th of Hay, the following are very easy to grow and add a .blight touch to any garden. Gladioli, calendula poppies mignonette bachelor buttons, cosmos, candytuft, darkia, sunflower, Bgella, and about the lOtt) of Hay nas- Fcas-caa be planted outside around the end of April or be- pUBHig -of. May, weather per mitring. To hasten, the growing of tins flower, gerroirj ate the seeds in a saucer be- tween layers of sngfatiy damp tissues. wanted separate colors then each color wil have to-be put on individual containers. The whole M is then placed in plastic bag to -----'-------------------------------------------------------------------------full detain for electric beating. Easy To Build Furniture prevent Iron orying ou Inspect daily to make certain they are not raottkkng. Sprouts wffl appear k a few'dayt, es- specsBDy the lipdei cuauto seeds..The darner ones take Moo longer to 0Brmniate. As to when you want to plant raw eanuatt, tnk work should done en paper before you xty your punts or sow the seeds. One hat to take into con- sideration the, ultimate height UK plants, the blooming pe- riod, cote scheme, and the arm of the flowers (round ones Curved borders are unaDy more attractive than straight ones, and abnuld be at least 4 to 5 feet wide. Don't pbce. afl your plants in straight rows like soldiers, bring some of the tatter varieties towards K front, but at the aame time, o not.let .tnem mtoriere with tile dwarfer types. The tall flow- ers are nice Jn of threes, D groups of five or seven. Time of bloom should be taken into consideration as you do not want to have nnstgbUy gaps or large patches of green. Some plants do best m semi-shade and others grow better if given a suony ajtmtinn; stiB others not too fussy and will grow m.eitha; sun or part shade. The ones I have mertimeri do best the following conditions Sun gladioli, nasturtiums candytuft, sunflower nigella; Sun or Semi-shade calendula, poppies, zinnias, n- butUht, and peas. As to what your requirement! wiB to, if plants grow t inch- high, M. is usual to place them 6 inches apart, if inch- es Ugh, then approximately inches apart, and as for (be tal- ler varieties that grow 18, 24 or M inches nigh, you win more or have to nse your own judg- ment Set them so they 'are not oo far aparVyet at the same do not overcrowd. If your K d is small do hot use too many varieties or kians of flow 'ac it win appear-too clut- end. One suggestion might be yoa have a narrow border you might OK dwarf marigolds, around f to I mefaes high, placing these k the centre and e them with purple ite alyasum. Use your im- pnabon and create your own 9ior arhf rftts there are end- Mr. T. What can I do to mg out so fast' Am. H depends an factors is the humidity in your'home at the proper tevei and' are the plants di- rect sunlight? To help over come this condition you migW try "dounV potting" which eon- of repotting the plant in wrote day pot and then plac ng this into a proof pot, filling between the spaces with peat moss. Any question or problem on gardening or special topic you may wish to have delat with will be answered by sending stamped, self-addressed enve ope to Mrs: J. Ems, 3224, Mor ley Trail, Calgary Alberta, Southernmost Trees The southernmost trees the' world are on rigorous Tierra del Fuego, south of tl Strait of Magellan. They ar pure stands of a tan, dynami tree called tenga, which has smooth silver-gray bark rese blfaig oor. beech, to wlnUi it related. and the result is a satin fmisli rather .than a gloss. SUM is BO surface film there is nothing to scratch or ped. Sealers wear wel and offer good to stains and tion. Scratches go into wood itself, and since the penetrates beyond the surface the scratch generally will not snow. Won spots can be touched up easily. Rob down with steel wool and then apply anew coat the aame aealer. Unlike cur- face coatings, there it BO build no mstter bus often you ap- me sealer. >enetnting aealers most be pphed over new or completely tnded wood or over previous oats of sealer. Proteetn obtained by waxing. Naturally when reTmisong, wax must be removed. Surface eoatingi (shellac arnish, lacquer .and various synthetic plastic finishes} ked by. many people because hey provide a hard, tough sur ace, This gives the floor plen- ty of ptotection even without waxing. Shellac fe one of the xwlar of these mariiy it roes easDy. It dries quickly so addi lonal coats can be added soot Sbefiac is tough, does not darken and wears well. Beware of spiOed water.'however. I eft on the surface'it wUl'turn the surface white. Varnish is just as tough ant s more resistant to water stain- mg. Varnish takes much-Ion, er to dry.and yw.will nave Sgure-on several days before yon can give your floors mdlipte coats: of. the'material Some varnishes darken in time The new lacojiers and piastk coatmgs are a cross between shellac and vanish. They are light in cokr, thinner and quick to dry. Yor. will need more coats but you can app them more easily. Most of them are quite washable. Any of these win wear better with a coating of wax. When any hard finfeti mat rials wear out, it is genera DecesaaTT to t floor rmtfar than amat the Nt Asi. 'roteet Concrete Homeowners planning 4 new oncrete driveway should be sure to ask their eaa- nctor or mix supplier to se air-entrained nacnie, es- pecially ia geograpak subject to freezing. B is good ____ surface sealing caused alternate freezing and thaw- ing and use of de-icers. Air-entrained coacreta can. tains small amounts a oal chemical that W. of microscopic air bub- bks. Tbe bubbles provide ream water to expand when it aes, thus preventing dam- age to the concrete. Proper curing is hnportant, too. Covering the fresh conerate w i t h weighted plastic i waterproof 'paj must be kept flat fa-five is an economical curing meth- od. Sand, straw, burlap, and other materials that are kept continuously wet for at least five days also may be used, bat may cause discoloration of tfao concrete. Highest Lake. Lake Ttticaca, at as dera- tion of 12.M5 feet, is the high- est navigable .body of water a he world. The lake forms' part of the boundary between Bolivia and Peru in Sooth Am- ELEPHANT BRAND 1 16-70 FERTILIZER 25-fc-bog.. 1.85 50-lb. bog 2.95 UM of Nftilhcr FDS with any ill an. REDDIE'S WAU t HOOR COVBHNO 3rd An. S. Mu S27-3MO Almost mujuua who In prodaimt then- comfort. Tbe curved seat and bock make tmfji short time ago building ronntore of this calibre took considerable skill, but now, viyooe can buad these pieces, with just a few tools, A dollar'. coping i saw. about the only special tool required. Since outdoor rurniiisra atkb much to OK pleasure of leisure the fmiture needed.. Whan built- according to pattern, prime coated .with wood pre- servative, then painted with ex- terior point, the tuiiuuflfe can be placed where ever desired with no wniy concernnig weather, wear or tear. Send Jl.60 for fun sue chair and Settee Pattern No, 32. to Carpentry Kept, The Letb- brjjge Herald, Box 80S Ade- laide St. P.O., Toronto 1, Dot Send- additional for cur- rent catalogue fltetrating over 300 other patterns and books. Editor's Note Tke ald wt haafle these pat- terns and H h Btttstaiy to send reqiests far pattens to the above hi Ttraato. Ptene write tke addresi as printed. (Capyrlght 1171. Tereato Star SymAeate) Inlethbridge, when p dial direct, u can reach in seconds! Will the biplane (a) get the mail through in time? Will the express train (b) stop before it reaches the 'missing track? Will the Indians (c) attack the stage- coach Or the speeding Hupmobile And that House on the hill What's going on up there? The PBsnw label raises many excitin eboot Pilsner Beer, ki LeBArWge, ITasfflliradebymenwhotaketlnMto brew ma aga AFTER THE FAMOUS FORMULA OF TW Of to ze eomparfy is goaheod, Direct Dialing It w Mty, to fast, you Just dial 1, then the area code then the number, and you're Ing to your poty (n ODD a wonderful, eco- nomical way to make vanish. Right now, cant gtve you ODD servtee to Paris, France... but we can to Paris, Ontario. ALBERTA GOVERNMENT TELEPHONES ;