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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 30 HERALD Friday. Moy 18. 1973 Watch for moth larvae u'hich feed on fibers How to store your winter clothes By MR. FIX If it's time to put on summer-' weight clothing then it also is time to store woolens. Suits. sweaters and blankets are gen- erally put away until fall tiiis: time of the year. Just casually banging them in a closet or stuffing them in a chest is a way to invite damage from; moths. If you've gotten away with it before, consider yourself lucky and don't tempt fate again. First of all. it's the larva that does the damage, not the moth. Larvae feed on wool and j other animal fibers (down, mo-' hair, feathers, The adult I moth fluttering about isn't eat- j ing anything. j First step is prevention, j Keeping everything clean will cut down or eliminate infesta- tion. Lint, dust and hair that has accumulated give the lar- vae something to feed on and hide in. Store clothing away in dirty closet and you are ask-1 ing for trouble. Vaccum storage areas reg- j ularly. Pay special attention to cracks, baseboards, moldings and other surfaces that are hard to reach. You can get rid of insects, their eggs and larvae from fabrics by cleaning them. Fre- quent brushing and sunning wherever possible will help. Dry cleaning will gel rid of them. When you brush garments and hang them to sun and air, be sure to get into seams, pockets, cuffs, etc. Cleaning and airing will get rid of what is there but dcesn't prevent reinfestation. T here are insecticide solutions which can be sprayed on to prevent infestation. Read the labels carefully and follow instruc- tions. Sprays used generally Some do's and don'Is Successful transplanting By DOC' HARTNOLL Divide perennial phlox. Shas- ta daisies, gailardias as soon as you can work in the flower bed without sinking up to your knees in mud. When setting out transplants of any .kind, includ- ing perennials, annuals and vegetables use a soluable plant food like Instant Vigoro to re- move the shock of transplant- ing. Your plants will get a much faster start and be stronger- There are, however, certain plants that do not like to be transplanted. These would in- clude the annual poppies, sal- piglossis, mignonentte annual phlox. If necessary to trans- plant them the seedlings should be grown in small pots so they ran be moved where desired without disturbing their roots. SHRUBS. EVERGREENS AND TREES Here again, there are times when a plant, has been planted at the wrong place and trans- planting is a must, the proper time to move any of the decidu- ous trees and shrubs is before they come into leaf, it isn't a j difficult thing to move a plant; from one area to another and, to it successfully. Dig around! the shrub, and keep as much I soil as possible around the root system, it's a good idea to water around fche shrub before figging, this will tend to hold the soil around the roots. Be- fore digging the plant it's best to prepare the new location, and make the new hole larger so that the roots can spread out. I like to work in some Pink j Vigoro at this time, to remove i the shock. Then once the hole I is dug in the new location. I'll j dig the shrub I'm going toi move, if it's on my property, j I'll get a burlap bag, place the j dug shrub on it and pull across I the area to where the new loca-1 tion has been selected, then- gently place it in the hole and put the top soil around the root j system. Water well. You'll have better results if you'll carry out i this chore on an overcast day. I If it's sunny, then you'd be j most wise to protect the shrub j from the strong rays of the sun j that would tend to dry out the j newly transplanted shrub. Ball-1 ed and burlapped trees and! shrubs, purchased from your j local nurseryman will trans- j plant more successfully as the j roots are not susceptible to dry-1 ing out. When set in the place> where you want it to grow per- J manently. make sure to feed it. i DON'TS i Don't fry move oriental i poppies in the spring, wait until! fall when they go dormant. Pe- j onies are transplanted in the fall because the flower buds j have already formed for tins I year's production. Evergreens require plenty of water after transplanting or moving, and for that reason fall is a much better time, unless they are purchased 'balled and burlap- ped' from your local nursery- man., when they can be plant- ed at any time. you have any questions on lawn or garden care, write to me at Garden Information Cen- tre. 165 University Avenue. To- ronto 1. Ontario encolsing a stamped addressed envelope. contain methoxychlor, Strobane or Perthane. Apply by first hanging the clothing and blankets oil a line and then spraying lightly and evenly. Do not soak the fabric. Too much spray will leave a j white deposit after it dries. Never treat infants' apparel or blankets unless they arc to be stored. Before using again. j launder or dry clean. After treating woolen articles. allow them to dry before stor- i i You can protect woolen arti- cles to be stored by using moth crystals, flakes or balls. You must use a sufficient amount and Us storage must be air- tight. As the chemical evaporates it gives off a vapor which lolls i moths. It is not the smeli that repels them and the fact that you can smell the chemical is j no indication there is enough i of it. i In trunks or closets the rec- ommended amount is one pound for each 100 cubic feet of i space. Since the vapor is heav- ier than air, place the chemi- cal high a quantity on a shelf, a bag or perforated con- tainer hung from a clothes rod. Such storage areas should be sealed shut. Woolen articles can also be protested by first making sure they are not infested and then wrapping them and seal- ing them tightly. (Newspaper Enterprise Assn.t HOME OF THE WEEK WRAP AND SEAL BLANKETS PLACE MOTH CRYSTALS HIGH MOTHPROOF CLOTHING SEAL DOOR SHUT WITH MASKING TAPE More fishermen are hooked on Evinrude than any other outboard. Wherever the fish are biting you'll find an Evinrude to help bring them home. No other fishing motors outseii ours. Why? There are a lot of different reasons. Because there are a lot of differ- ent Evinrudes. But all of them are designed with features that fishermen appreciate. And built with Evinrude's reliability. MATE 2 This single-cylinder lightweight will move canoes and dinghys along at anything from a slow troll to over 9 mph. It features single lever control and full pivot reverse. Delivers up to 40 miies per gallon, All in a compact 24 Ib. package. FISHERMAN 6 A feature-packed fish- ing outboard that will move most small boats along at up to 14 mph. It's also popular among larger boat owners as an auxiliary trolling motor. It has a forward-reverse- neutra! gearshift, thermostat temperature control, Eas-a-matic starting and a shock-mounted propeller. LIGHTWIN4 Here's a twin cylinder, 4 hp compact that will handle loaded car top- pers, dinghys and rental boats with ease. Slow troll to over 10 mph. Its angled Fisherman Drive lets it go through weeds and there's enough water to float a boat. Its companion, the Yachtwin 4, is designed to power sailing boats up to 25 feet long. Low transom-hug-' gitig shape and all- round compact size make it easy to fish over. And its 8 quick tilt posi- tions let you run through weeds, over shoals... anywhere! The Sportwin is right at home from slow- trolling speeds to over 20 mph. Includes full gearshift, thermostatic temperature control and shock mounted prop. And it's perfectly balanced for easy portability. FASTWIN 18 With this big little motor, you can power a light runabout along at up to 30 mph, tow a teenage skier or troll hour after hour. it features Evinrude Quick Rise ignition that delivers a hotter, cleaner spark for smoother running, better idling and longer plug life. And "neutral only" Eas-a-matic starting. Every one of these Evinrudes is also equipped with the most important thing you'll ever buy in an outboard engineered-in reliability that will get you to the fish and back again without problems. It's the same built-in reliaoility you'll find in every Evinrude, right up to 135 horse- power. So when you're ready to move up, we'll be ready foryou. See all the Evinrude fishing out- boards along with our complete line of models up to 135 hp at your Evinrude dealer. EWHRUDE first in outboards A isrsdust ef Ouibisrd 6( Ltd., Peterborough, MaiufcMurert ef CMC Stern Orivt vnglnat, movers 1 sncw tnd Pionetr chain saws. Simpsons-Sears Centre Village Mall lethbridge, Alra. Phone 328-9231 Hepp's Industries Ltd. Parts nnd Service Sales Phone 327-2533 DESIGN T34-S84 Maximum livability and flexi- bility have been designed into the house illustrated, which can be built with either three or four bedrooms. Exterior finish is a pleasing combination of mellow brick and horizontal siding, accented by a roof line which is both decorative and protective. A well-balanced L is formed by the living-dining room com- bination, which obtains amp'e natural light from both ends of the house. A dining nook is alsn provided adjacent to the step- saving kitchen. Made more attractive by in- clusion of a fireplace and slid- ing glass doors to the patio, the family room is also on the main level. Adjacent to it are a pow- j der room and the laundry j room, which saves many steps by also being located on the main level. A full family bathroom is j located on the second floor and either three or four bedrooms, j depending on the owner's wish- i es. Copyright Tnrontfl Star 1 BED RM. O'-ftS mm C. BED 13'- 3 BED RM. FLOOR PLAN 4 BED RM. FLOOR PLAN DESIGN T34-584 1680 Sq. Ft. FIRST FLOOR PLAN I Home-O-Graph Home Planning Service J 40 JARVIS ST., TORONTO, ONTARIO M5C 2H1 I enclose each (plus 23 cents for handling mailing) for two new books "Home Design for Cana- I Book 1 presents dcsignt for Homes up to 1600 ft. -for 1 storey and split level. 1850 sq. ft. -for end one half and 2 storey. j Book 2 includes larger homes and vocation Also available is an 18 page book of duplex and J multiple home designs at 50 cents. I Please send an order form that may plant fcr the design shown r NAME ADDRESS -T1J 3Z7 By DONALD R. BRANN" If you have a growing family and "find that the morning "rush hour" creates bathroom congestion, you've probably often thought how wonderful it would be to have an extra bath- room installed but the cost of such a job has prohibited you from carrying out your plans. With the new book offered here you can go ahead and in- stall a bathroom yourself. It isn't nearly the frightening ex- perience it first seems. As well as paying immediate dividends in comfort and convenience, you'll find it will add many dollars to the value of your home should you ever decide to sell. This 158-page hook explains with simple step-by-step direc- tions and over 100 working drawings every facet of t h e work that needs to be done. Se- lecting the location, planning fixture placements, wiring car- pentry, tiling etc. To make it even easier for you, there's a two page glossary of plumbing terminology and 26 pages of il- lustrations the var- ious joints and fixtures needed. Send S3.50 in cheque or money order (no stamps please) to Carpentry Dept., The Leth- bridge Herald, P.O. Box 4090, Postal Station A, Toronto, On- tario. M5W 1M9. for Home Im- provement Book No. 682, How to Add a Bathroom. Editor's Note The Her- ald does not handle these blueprints and It is necessary to send requests for them to the above address in Toronto. Please write the address as printed. Toronto Star Syndicate) (Copyright 1973. _ 'S llOW voiir house cool The best way to cool a house i for comfort is not only to lower i the temperature, but to reduce the amount of water vapor in the air. The less humidity, the easier for perspiration to eva- porate and evaporation is a cooling process. Maple trees tapped just as they are Trees tapped for maple sug- ar are just as they are found in the wild. No effort has been made to graft better sugar trees besause it takes some 40 years to get a. good run of high- quaitfy sap. PLANT NOW ;PLANTS-SHRUBS-TREES: We cerry the largest selection st TREES and SHRUBS in Southern Alberta J] SHADE TREES Laurel Leaf Willovfe Green Ash American Elder New TRISTIS Poplar Weeping Birch plus others FRUIT TREES Apple and Crobopple A few varieties of Raspberries