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How can I treat nutrient burnt?

I grow basils from seed. And now they aprox. 1 month old. I gave them little pigeon manure, and I think I burnt them. So how can I normalize the soil and plant? Thanks.
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Elimination of Japanese Knotweed by injection

I have a Japanese Knotweed problem in a limited area (about 15x15 feet). It is very difficult to dig up the roots because they can be a good 2 feet underground. Therefore I am considering death by ...
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Hydrangea has turned brown

I planted my bush this summer. It was in bloom when I bought it. Now all the blooms have turned brown. It's been extremely hot here in eastern Kentucky. Should I go ahead and cut off the dead blooms?
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How to create a sapling from a figtree

I found some instructions on how to create fig saplings. But I didn't pull it off. ( Only little soon to be root stubs) They all state, cut a branch with at least 2 twigs. Remove all foliage and put ...
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What is this plant with leaves like a cattail but with triangular waxy pods?

I found this plant near a river in Wisconsin. The leaves look like a cattail but this thing grows pods! The pods are triangular and are waxy and smooth at the same time. The leaves are very much like ...
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Herbs or useful plants that thrive in full sunlight?

What herbs or other useful plants thrive in full sunlight? I want to create a garden of small plants in the rooftop, but I would like to onlu include plants that are useful (ie. Cooking, medicinal, ...
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Is Coca Cola bad for Nightshades and curcubits?

A bit of a whimsical question, but I'm curious nonetheless. Phosphoric acid (E338) - the stuff used to make coca cola tart/sour and useable as a cleaner is also used commercially to make soil more ...
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What is this stuff? Some kind of moss, lichen?

I found this stuff growing between and on the tiles in a moist, not too light corner of my garden. It looks funny, like a very small tropical island with palm trees :P I transplanted some of it in my ...
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How can I stunt the growth of a Night Blooming Jasmine?

I have been trying to grow a Night Blooming Jasmine, Cestrum nocturnum Jessamine, plant indoors. The plant is growing pretty rapidly. I read that the height of the plant goes up to 8-10 feet, which is ...
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Can anybody identify this smelly succulent?

It looks like it may be a type of Crassula. The leaves have a strong menthol/eucalyptus smell. The smell comes from oily hairs on the leaves similar to scented geraniums. The underside of the ...
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Are these seedlings Mazari palm or Agave neomexicana?

A couple of weeks ago I have planted seeds for both Nannorrhops ritchiana (Mazari palm) and Agave neomexicana. Unfortunately, I forgot to put proper labels on back then. I am now seeing two sprouts (...
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Discolored blackberries, any solutions to fix this?

There is a blackberry bush in my garden, UK, its fruit is ripening at the moment, but many of them are discolored. I read that sunscald could be one cause, it does get direct sun for a lot of the day, ...
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Is it good practice to replace water in Lucky Bamboo everyday?

My sis replaces water in the jar everyday, the plant grew well but it started turning yellow after couple of weeks. The plant was in bright indirect light. I thought the plant needed less water ...
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Can my .065 weed wacker handle .08 trimmer line?

I have a Ryobi P2200 hybrid weed whacker. It takes .065 (1.65 mm) trimmer line. I have found better deals and much better shaped line. I have found a piece of wire that was exactly .08 (2 mm) and fed ...
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Is it a bad idea to discourage strawberries from growing berries by “stapling” every branch from the mother plant in the first year?"

Since the summer is half over, and I'm looking to grow strawberries next year, would it be a bad idea to "staple" the strawberry plants for the rest of this season into the soil for more plants next ...
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What is this fungus or mould on my oregano, and how should I treat it?

I have recently planted an upright herb garden. While setting up a watering system, two weeks later my oregano has this fungus or mould which is making its way to the thyme. What is it and how do I ...
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Tree root damage

Having a patio put in and the guys hit a root on a 30-40' tree located about 10' away. How should they proceed to cover the root and what damage might occur to the tree?
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Why are my jalapeño peppers wilting suddenly just at the very tips of the fruit?

Why are my jalapeño peppers suddenly wilting at the tips of the fruit?
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Are there five Fresno pepper fruits growing from this flower?

This picture is of a capsicum annuum Fresno pepper plant. What is happening in this particular flower? Are there five fruits growing from it? How common is this? Is this normal or is this a ...
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Will flattened hostas recover and regrow?

We are faced with a devastating unexpected and unavoidable dig-up of our front yard due to sewer repairs. Our front gardens are large and established, and on Monday morning a track hoe is going to ...
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Is it true that having only one fruit per vine makes it taste better?

I had noticed how expensive square watermellon is and apparently the reason for that is because often times farmers will only grow one watermellon per vine as opposed to the normal four or five per ...
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Why has my bougainvillea lost almost all of its leaves?

I got this bougainvillea plant as a gift a week or two ago. I read up on it and it said that it needed direct light for at least 5 hours a day and not a lot of watering. But I live in central Texas ...
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If money plant can grow submerged in water, why it can…

die from over-watering in soil? Question is simple: If I can grow a money plant(Devil's Ivy) in water, why over-watering it in soil can kill it? Can anyone explain?
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Identifying this unusual tree

I photographed this unusual-looking bush/tree growing wild in central Texas in December of last year: It had beige-colored, spiky flowers/seed heads arranged in panicles (at least I think that's ...
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What is the best way to channel an electricity cable under the lawn?

I need to channel an electricity (and network) cable under the lawn to an outbuilding. I understand it would be best to shield the cable to stop anyone from danger when digging in the future, but ...
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What is this white snake like thing?

Is this fungus or what? Appears to be root of something. Here is the potted plant:
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What is this white salt and web like thing on the soil?

I found these tiny drops of white thing on the soil of my pot growing Dracaena Reflexa Pleomele. They are kinda hard to see, but they resemble salt. What are these? How can I reduce or control this? ...
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What kind of roses are these?

I would be able to get a closer picture, if needed.
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Is it a bad idea to put a pot over a bucket to mimic a water table?

I have a black walnut establishing itself in a hanging basket pot on top of a 5 gallon bucket so it can get all of the water it wants. Is this a good, or bad idea? Why?
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Why is this avocado leaf curling and turning grey?

I have 3 avocado plants in a small pot. They are about 2 months old. One leaf shows a grey discoloration with curling around the tip. What is causing this and how do I stop it from progressing?
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What flowering plants are recommended for a roof garden in a climate with hot dry summers?

I live in a hot (now 42 °C to 25°C) and dry (14% relative humidity just right now) city, and I have around 15 hours of sunlight. I wanted to plant some flowers on my roof, where there are no ...
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When should you move saplings from part shade into full sun?

I received my trees from the mail order catalog less than a week ago, and they're "leafing" very quickly. When should I generally move them into full sun to help them regenerate their sugars?
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How To Trim This Tree

I recently moved into a new house. A tree in the backyard does not seem to have a "main" trunk. It has a lot of branches coming from the ground. What should I do with it? Remove it? Trim it, if so how?...
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Do I need to thin sprouts from an avocado pit?

I'm growing avocado from a pit. I've always had only one sprout growing out of a pit but this one has 3 sprouts. I'm wondering if I can leave it as it is or have to thin it.
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Oregano becoming red, what's wrong?

I bought oregano seeds from IKEA a few months ago and after a while, it started to look really good and healthy: Since there were a bit too many plants, people here suggested I should reduce the ...
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Fast growing trees for shade & fruits in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan

I am presently in Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan bordering Punjab & Rajasthan. I want to grow a miniature forest in my backyard, I request to suggest fast growing trees for shade & fruits. I have ...
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How can I remove all weeds and grass from my garden without chemicals?

Have a patchy yard, mostly weeds that I want to turn into a cottage garden. My current method is removing (uprooting) all the weeds/grass that I don't want by hand/spade, it's a bit overwhelming as ...
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Fix leak in Gardena T1030d water timer

My -so far- trusted gardena T1030d water timer has sprung a leak and I am at a bit of a loss. I contacted the official service and they gave me advice but I am unable to reach the spot they indicated ...
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Why are my peppers turning black?

I have a healthy pepper plant but noticed that the peppers have a black patch on them. What could be the reason for that?
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Excavating a yard

I have some landscaping work to do around my house. Am planning to start off with a 1.5' x 4" trench around the house, followed by a ~4' x 12 " plant bed , followed by a 2' x 6" trench for a walkway....
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Why do sunchokes seem to be stunted?

My sunchokes that I planted back around late April seem like they've stopped growing between 3 and 4 feet, but are suckering like crazy (3rd degree) why is this? Is the growth going to the tubers I'm ...
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Can I grow wild white or other types of clover in an outdoor container?

In the spring, a number of wildflowers, such as dandelions, buttercups, and some lovely purple things, pop up in our yard. I'm in Massachusetts, United States, so that means April and May. Others ...
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Can someone identify this tree from these leaves and this “fruit”?

Can someone identify this tree that I have growing at my home from these leaves and this "fruit"? The ground is covered with the green, plum like orbs but they are rock hard. The tree itself is at ...
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Why are there brown spots on my Haworthia?

My Haworthia started to have brown spots on its "leaves" after a month of owning it. It doesn't look too bad but I want to make sure it's not dying. My room only has a north facing window so that's ...
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Citrus fruit stopped growing, what to do

We have a 4 year old dwarf lemon tree. It has never flowered until this year. Many flowers and a lot of fruit, however the fruit seems to have stopped growing and has been stagnant for 3 weeks. We ...
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Are this spiders killing this trumpet tree? [duplicate]

I have a trumpet tree in a pot in my balcony. It has beautifully blossomed this spring and gave dozens of flowers. But since all the flowers fell down 1 month ago it has gotten worse and worse. The ...
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How often should you water saplings that were shipped by mail for the first week?

Is it a good idea to water the trees heavily for the first week to let the saplings take up water (like soaking for 12 hours), or let the dirt dry out to about 20% or so to let the roots breathe more?
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Should I replant a watermelon that almost died when planted in the ground?

I started a watermelon in the ground as a small plant. It basically died in the ground, so I took it out. The roots had not really taken. After a few weeks, however, I repotted it in a container ...
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Yellow spots appeared in my lawn suddenly although all other area is green

I live in southeast Michigan. I built my house 2 years ago and had sod laid down last year. I was told to water twice a day at least. The grass has held in and it came green during this season with ...
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Plant Identification and Pet/Child Safety

What type of plant is this? Is it safe for children and pets? Thank you

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