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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta HOME OF THE WEEK ALSO INCLUDE PLAN RPR. DESIGN. DESIGN K3-163 Roof treatment gives this modem design an unique look. Pillar-like long ledge- rock planting box and contrast- ing window sizes enhance the outward appearance of this compact home. Stepping into the entry hall the eye is caught by the free- standing fireplace in the dining area which lends itself i to the open planning of the in- terior. The roomy kitchen features a mack bar. The three or a study and two both with cross ventilation com- plete the design. Plans include details for building without a basement. is similar but slightly sq. ft. Home-O-Graph Home Planning Service 40 JARVIS ONTARIO MSC 2H1 I enclose each 25 cents for handling and for two new books Design for Cana- Book 1 presents designs for homes up to 1600 ft. for 1 storey and split 1850 sq. ft. for and one half and 2 storey. Book 2 includes larger homes and vacation homes. Also avai'able is an 18 page book of duplex and multiple home designs at 50 cents. Please send an order form so that I may order builder's plans for the design shown above. NAME ADDRESS -T1J 3Z7 YOUR GARDEN By Isabella R. F.R.H.S. CULTIVATION AND MULCHING While people are still going on perhaps it would be a good time to coLsider some ways of reducing work while you are away and when you come back. One way to cut down on weed- ing and watering is to cultivate and mulch your garden. Deep cultivation is not necessary because some plants are rath- er so this could prove harmful. Some people use a scuffle or Dutch hoe and find them very successful. With one of these you can go over a garden quite elimina- ting most of the and pulling the odd ones out that get between plants. Mulching is another way of keeping down weeds and con- serving moisture. It also pre- vents rain from beating down and packing the soil and pre- vents erosion by water. It keeps the roots of plants cooler dur- ing the day and warmer at this is very considering the kind of weather we have during the summer. Quite a number of materials may be used for mulching. Peat moss is probably one of the best and is readily available. Lawn clippings are also good provided the grass has been allowed to dry somewhat be- fore being and it is free from weed seed. If saw- wood lawn clip- hay or straw are used as a it should be mixed with a high nitrogen fertilizer so that on rotting it does not temporarily rob the garden Use spare time to make signs By DONALD R. BRANN Since everyone from a 12- to those facing rebre- mfiit are in extra in- the pattern offered be- low provides a way to legally make money. Sign making may not be big but it does provide a pleasant and profit- able way to turn spare time into cash. Almost or indus- uses and constantly needs new signs Making one for yourself can trigger a part or full time business. A youngster with time on his hards and a man facing retirement have identical problems that can be solved by those who follow this pattern. Professional re- sults are practically assured. Patterns for each set of let- plus matching and step-by-step ex- plain how to space letters to achieve the most satisfactory results. Send In cheque or mon- ey order for Pattern No. 801 to Carpentry The Lethbridge P.O. Box Postal Station Ontario. M5W 1M9. Editor's Note The Her- ald doei not handle these blueprints and It Is necessary to send requests for them to tbe above address in Toronto. Please write the address as printed. 1973. Toronto Star By Gene Fawcette Aoear SERVER NOWtOUCAN PRACTICE VDUR TABLE TENNIS GAME A NEW PINS- PON6 IN DELIVERS 30TOSO BAILS PER EACH WITH A PRESET SPIN- BACK OR SIDE ANP DIFFERENT of necessary nitrogen. The bacteria that results in the breakdown of these mater- ials require nitrogen to carry out their and if this is not furnished in some the bacteria will rob the plants of nitrogen that is necessary for their growth. This loss is only temporary and eventually the nitrogen is returned to the soil Another material that may be used as a mulch is which comes in white or green Many people use this around trees and or around patios and cov- ering it with crushed eith- er the white or or bark which are also very at- tractive looking If you are troubled with slugs it might be an idea to spray or dust the soil with metalde- or use slug bait or pel- lets underneath mulches such as peat etc. If this is not Che mulch may form a very good hiding place for these pests during hot days Another advantage of mulches is that it keeps low- lying fruit and flowers clean. This is most important in the case of and is al- most a must with many flow- especially if you intend to exhibit them. Without a it is quite difficult to keep the soil from splashing up on dwarf and even Roses This is very important with because earth and moisture splashing from the base of the bush onto the could cause Black Spot. a Mrs. B I would like to have a Gardenia as a house plant but do not seem to have much success with one. Is there some special kind of treatment I need to give Ans. Gardenias are really not too satisfactory a plant for the house as they need very high humidity. You can supply some of this by standing the plant on a saucer of moist gra- vel and misting over with a fine spray. They are also acid so to provide this re- quisite apply 1 tsp. of vinegar to 1 qt. of water every week or along with 20-20-20 fertiliz- er. One of the worst pests of Gerdenias is mealy bugs. They can either be taken off by spraying with or using a cotton swab dipped in alcohol or using a house plant epraj for this DUTDose. 4 tugviT HtKALD Make a thorough inspection Check wear and tear on your garage By MR. FIX During warm weather your garage stands bikes parked in the open door. In the winter your auto stands in the closed ice on its underside melting and depositing a com- binabon of dirt and even salt. A garage takes a great deal of if it's a free- standing'frame garage it is less able to take the wear and tear than your house. You can help it last for with regular inspection and routine maintenance. Choose a dry day to thoroughly inspect your garage. Open the doors and windows to help it dry out and air out. Start by cleaning out the gar- age. You intended to remember. With the clutter and dirt out of the start check- ing from the floor up. Use a pocket knife or screw driver to probe the bottom boards all around. Replace any siding that is warped or rotted. If rotting is a look for signs of poor drainage. If puddles of waiter sub- merging the lower try regrading the land. You may be able to build it up with bricks or blocks Adding a gutter and a down- spout with a splash board will carry much of the water away that now runs off the roof. Around the inside of the gar- age check the base plate. Look for water stains on the floor showing that water has been seeping in. Look for cracks be- tween siding boards. Calk around the base plate and ev- erywhere on the siding where you can see daylight coming through. Snow and especially when will seep in under the door. You can pre- vent this by tacking a special rubber weatherstripping to the bottom of the door. It is made especially for overhead doors. If you have an old length of garden hose you are about to throw sbt It and nail it to the bottom of the door. If only the outside of the door is treat the inside and the base with linseed oil. It's not a bad idea to paint the inside of your garage. It will aid appearance and make the wood last longer. With the floor swept and hos- ed down you can go to work on oil and grease stains Fresh oil should be taken up with an ab- sorbent powder fine dry cement. Stains can be cleaned In a variety of ways. Easiest Is the use of commercial solvents sold in auto parts departments. These are degreasing agents for cleaning garage floors and even oar engines. They are allowed to stand for a time and then wash- ed off with clear water. Stains also can be cleaned with such household cleaners as trisodium phosphate. Use a quarter pound to a gallon of hot water. An old remedy for stubborn stains is a paste of lye and saw- dust with a small amount of water. Apply let dry and hose off. This as pretty caustic stuff so work wear rubber gloves and keep the youngsters away. Enterprise PURE STRAWBERRY POTATO CHIPS LEMONADE PINK or WHITE 12 fl. oz. tins French Fries Choice 19 fl. oz. tins 2-lb. net wt. pkgs. McCAIN JULIENNE CUT PINK or YELLOW SCOTTIES FACIAL TISSUES 2 ply pkgs..... LIBERTY TOMATOES 4 STAR CHUNK TUNA 6-oz. net wt. tin FINEST MEATS... OUTSTANDING VALUE-SAVE 1.16 OFF REGULAR LB. PP-1CE PURE BEEF SAUSAGE GOVT. INSPECTED CANADA GRADE A STEER BEEF WHOLE BONE IN GO'7. INSPECTED CANADA GRADE A STEER BEEF BONE IN FRYING CHICKEN RUMP ROUND STEAK OR ROAST GOVT. INSPECTED CUT UP TRAJY-PACK GREEN GRAPES PURCHASE COFFEE FOR ONLY COUPON EFFECTIVE 'TIL CLOSING AUGUST 1973 AT L-MART ONLY 2 69' TOMATOES Canada No. 1 Grade Ib. O W HEAD LETTUCE Canada No. T Grade Ib. bW 2025 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE ''COLLEGE 324 MAYOR MAGRATH DRIVE 420 6th STREET SOUTH VALUES EFFECTIVE TIL CLOSING AUG. 1973 WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES ;