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Should I use tap water for my Aloe and Lucky Bamboo?

I've had my Aloe for about 5 months now; it's doing a bit better than it was at the store (they had it in direct sunlight and it was getting damaged). I just got two stalks of Lucky Bamboo also and I ...
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Do I need to winterize my large rain cistern, and if so when?

We have a large roof-fed rain cistern, approximately 1500 gallons. Make, model, and material were not obvious to me, though I can look harder if needed. It looks similar to this: It would be nice ...
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Sudden Outbreak of Yellow Leaves on Tomato (and Other) Plants

My mother was in a panic this morning. She called me over to help her with her garden because many of her tomato plants had suddenly developed yellow leaves, many of which (but not all) also have ...
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Is Imidan and/or Captan on fruit trees resilient to rain?

I have fruit trees that I spray with Imidan and Captan. I try to do this during dry spells, but often the weather will change or my only opportunity to spray is right before rain is expected. Will ...
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Glyphosate (Roundup) effectiveness and rain

Yesterday I used around 3 litres of glyphosate (generic roundup) around my garden. It was in the evening around 6pm. This morning I woke to the sound of rain. Will the rain have diluted the ...
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Planting seeds before a rain to save a step

It hasn't rained here for nearly a month, but it's supposed to tonight. I was thinking of doing some quick planting when I get home and let mother nature take care of the watering, is she usually ...