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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    9 April 2012 Soil Temperature 9 April 2012 Soil Temperature From observations of garden soil temperature over the last few years, it has been ascertained that the temperature about six inches deep is a good guide as to when to start plant seedlings and seed. Before planting I like the...
  2. Frugal Living
    I would like to dehydrate some stuff and was wondering what temp to use for things like celery, pease etc and how long....thanks for your help.....
  3. General Chat
    I'm in Florida, and it's already getting quite hot here. I walked into my local Walmart, and I swear they did not have the A/C keeping it as cool as they usually do. Normally on a hot day, you walk through the door and feel a fabulous rush of cold air and a great relief to be out of the heat...
  4. Utilities
    ~We haven't yet although temps are down to the low 40's every night. If it's over 60* in the house in the morning the heat does not go on! It's been 62* every morning so far. I'm really hoping to hold out until November but I'm feeling my age or something. I do not tolerate the cold well...
  5. Frugal Living
    I've had my heat set to 68 since I moved in. I've heard so many people talking about how low theirs is that I moved it down to 65 last night. It didn't even get that low, but I spent the evening with a heavy shawl around my shoulders and an afghan over my legs thinking I was going to freeze to...
  6. Utilities
    We generally keep our thermostat set at 68 degrees during the day and 63 at night. With home gas prices rising this winter I think we'll still keep the temperature set at 68 during the day but we'll lower it to 58 at night.
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    We don't use the air conditioner much but when we do we usually turn it to 70 degrees as its difficult to cool the upstairs. We usually just open the windows but if its too hot and or muggy outside it slows me down and I don't get enough accomplished around the house, so I turn on the A/C. We...
  9. Utilities
    It is +2C outside right now. Inside, I have the temperature set at 60F.
  10. Utilities
    The temp is 47 outside and inside it's about 65. I find that my comfort zone gets thin at about 63, I start thinking "I'm gonna turn the HEAT on!" at that point. :shrug2: Where do you give in?
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