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What type of “ladder” are these plants on?

What type of "ladder" are these plants on?
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Dividing a sprinkler zone into two zones

I need to split an existing sprinkler zone into two zones. The issue I have is I cannot remove the valve that currently controls to flow. So, I want to have the system turn on both the original valve ...
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Why did hydrangea flowers change from pink to light yellowish/brownish green?

We have a hydrangea in its second season planted outside (New York region). The plant gets a lot of sun for most of the day. The plant had pink flowers the first season and the beginning of this ...
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Where can I educate myself about palm trees?

I'm looking for a palm tree to provide a back drop to a swimming pool. I think I want a medium sized palm but I know nothing about them and need to educate myself. Where can I learn about the ...
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Will a plastic liner in a Redwood raised bed make the wood last longer?

I was thinking of getting 2x6"x8' redwood planks to make raised beds. The beds will not be burried at all. Will lining the inside that with that black plastic make these beds last longer, or does ...
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Why do people say plants only produce for a few years?

When reading about plants I've heard that plants only produce for a few years, then die. Why can't they produce for as long as they're healthy?
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Why are the tips of my hardneck garlic plants dying?

I've noticed that the tips of my hard neck garlic leaves are dying, and was wondering if this is normal, or not, because the flower stalk hasn't come up yet. What am I doing wrong/right? What ...
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How often should I repot Lithops and Conophytum?

I have several different varieties of very small succulents (mainly Lithops and Conophytum) in small pots indoors. They have been in the same pots and soil for about 4 years. I'm not sure when it's ...
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Brown spots appearing on roma tomato leaves

Three weeks ago I bought a roma tomato plant from Home Depot. It was probably about 8 inches tall. Since then, it was in my apartment for a few days and then my friend's apartment for about two and ...
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What type of basil is this?

We can't remember what type of basil this is. We've been growing it in an aquaponic setup. The leaves have started to grow really large and they are quite a deep green colour. It's got quite a ...
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22 views

Is consuming GMOs safe [closed]

We hear a lot of negative things about genetically modified organisms (GMO), are they harmful to humans when consumed?
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The leaves of my chilly plant is drying inspite of water in them daily [closed]

I water my plants daily, yet the chilly plat is drying off, all the leaves are almost dead, plz help me, all suggestions accepted.
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Please help me identify this tree, I think it is a Box elder…?

Please please please help me identify this tree, I think it may be a box elder but I am not certain in the least. Any thoughts or confirmation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!!
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Spots on marigold leaves

I was sprouting some French marigolds and noticed some spots on the leaves. They didn't look good, especially since one of the plants didn't get them. I looked them out on the internet and figured it ...
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29 views

What are the pigments in my orchid?

This orchid has been with me for one week. I don't know if she's ok, she has little points on her flowers and her stalk isn't brown at all. I watered the plant the same day I bought her and yesterday. ...
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69 views

How can I remove this dangerous insect from my garden? [closed]

There is an insect in my garden that I would like to remove. It lives in a garden covered in pine bark. My location is Miami, FL. It can deliver a sting/bite that can last 5 days or more: Given the ...
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Which soil should be used with Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller, Stockton variety?

The question Is this soil appropriate to plant this succulent baby? is relevant to some unknown Aloe but this question is specifically related Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller, Stockton variety that has ...
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31 views

Which Aloe Vera plant has the most healing property? [closed]

I look for the Aloe Vera plant(s) for exercise-induced (EI) hypersensitivity such as allergic rhinitis. Which Aloe Vera plants has the most healing property?
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50 views

What permaculture crops should I grow together in USDA zone 4a? [closed]

I'm trying to work on building a permaculture garden, and was wondering what I should plant in USDA zone 4A. Ideally I'm looking for a list of each bed with crop combinations to have them help each ...
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How to get rid of horse tails from the garden? [duplicate]

Has anyone been successful in getting rid of horse tail weed in an environmentally safe way? It's starting to sprout in many places. If I pull out one, 5 start to grow in the same place.
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Are there other seeds that repel liquid like Safflower seeds?

I am transitioning to using natural products for my cat litter and have seen many people recommending the use of Safflower seed for their liquid-repelling properties. However, Safflower seeds are ...
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46 views

How can I cross breed two root vegetables? [closed]

How would I go about crossbreeding two root vegetables to make a super-vegetable with properties of both? I'm thinking about crossbreeding garlic with something like turmeric/ginger to attempt to make ...
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47 views

best time for propagation

My name is Nawaz Khan from Pakistan, Abbottabad. Kindly, tell me that what is the best time for propagation of Oranges trees citrus trees, orange sucker, and roses???
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Correlation between hotter peppers and further ripening [duplicate]

I have read that the more red a hot pepper is, the hotter the pepper. Drying also increases the heat. However my momma says that the more red a hot pepper is, the fruiter it is which suggests that ...
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29 views

Corm and bulb please for god tell me something ? [duplicate]

What is a corm in plant ? What is a bulb of a plant ?
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28 views

Permaculture and World Food Needs [closed]

Can permaculture techniques feed the world's nutrition requirements? Are we stuck with GM crops to feed the worlds burgeoning population?
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32 views

White/translucent-worms what to do? [closed]

I found White/translucent-worms and I want to know what they are, how to take care of them and do they produce on their own?
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What is the largest polyculture farm? [closed]

I'm curious if anyone has an information about the largest polyculture farms that have been able to be successful. Are planning and harvesting techniques good enough to make polyculture economically ...
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56 views

What kind of plant do I have? [duplicate]

I bought this plant a while ago and I'm having trouble identifying it. I thought it was a hen and chicks when I got it, but it seems to be growing out of control. It doesn't need much water at all ...
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53 views

Lucky Bamboo turning yellow starting from the bottom [duplicate]

I have problem with my lucky bamboo. I had notice that it was turning yellow and I had cut where I think I'm supposed to. I think your supposed to cut about 1-2 inches above the notch. I had cut it ...
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43 views

Is there an ultrasonic mist maker that can create water droplet with diameter 50 microns for aeroponic purposes? [closed]

An ultrasonic mist maker seems a superior solution for an aeroponic crop, since there would less problem with clogging, power consumption, noise, etc. However, current ultrasonic mist maker make ...
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0answers
86 views

Can you please identify this tree? [closed]

I'm looking for this tree type. Can anyone recognise it please?
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42 views

What is this tree from Thailand with medicinal properties? [closed]

Please help me identify a tree located near Si Sa Ket Thailand. The bark is used as a medicine. Used by local traditional healers. Unfortunately they do not know the name of the tree. Many things are ...
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1answer
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Garden tree seems “sick”

I have multiple of these trees and one of them seems "sick" - it barely has any leaves and there is some discoloration on it. Is there anything I can do to treat it or do I basically have to rip it ...
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31 views

Spearmint Yield [closed]

would any of you know approximately how much spearmint I could get per plant? I am looking to buy a four tier greenhouse and fill it up completely with spearmint so I am not exactly sure how much the ...
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0answers
51 views

What is causing curling and white, hairy growth on the leaves of my chili plants? [closed]

The leaves on my chili plants have started curling up, and on the underside of the leaves along the petiole, I've noticed a line of very fine white hairs. What's wrong with my plant?
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1answer
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Getting rid of the bugs on the Lotus maculatus

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and have noticed today that a couple of our Lotus maculatus, aka "Gold Flash", are infested with bugs, as you can see in the picture below. They are in pots, ...
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70 views

What are the small plants growing in the soil with my palm tree? [closed]

I have a Chamaerops humilis in my apartment, which has some small plants growing in the soil. I live in Denmark, Europe and my palm tree has only been inside my apartment since I got it. What are ...
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1answer
117 views

Should I prune the growth at bottom of a Swedish Columnar Aspen?

I've got some 8 foot Swedish Columnar Aspens that have some foliage growing from the base of the tree by the dirt on the ground. Should I prune these off to allow nutrients go to other areas of the ...
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0answers
47 views

Can electromagnetic fields from high tension wires affect a garden? [closed]

We can get plants (tomatoes, blueberries, grapes, etc.) to grow but they will not produce fruit. We have tried all kinds of soil. We have planted in the ground and in plant beds and in pots. we will ...
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0answers
43 views

What is causing brown spots on my Philodendron? [closed]

I have dark brown spots appearing on my very large Philodendron and have no idea what is causing them. They are not turning yellow like the soil is too dry or they are getting too much sun. Does ...
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71 views

What is this plant producing blacks seeds in a calyx like a Physalis but isn't one?

I found seeds on the street on a windy day in February and believed it to be a physalis. Having sown them and seeing the seedlings now, I'm sure it isn't what I expected, but what is it? I was ...
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irrigation setup for a newly planted 15 foot cherry tree and 15 foot river birch [closed]

I have a newly planted 15 foot cherry tree. I am setting up an irrigation system. How often and how much water should I give the tree? I also have a newly planted 15 foot river birch , same question.
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Why did my onion heads turn brown after planting?

My spring onion heads turned yellow. Once I set spring onions in the soil, the heads turned brown and they are growing slowly with yellow leaves. It's summer season in my country. My soil is a mix ...
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0answers
73 views

Name the plant please [closed]

Name the plant, please. It may be an orchid.
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22 views

What is causing yellow leaves on my Morning Glory? [duplicate]

What's wrong with my Morning Glory? It's grown outside, the temperature has been around 5-10 °C at night and 10-30 °C at day time since I planted them. Could it be cold, pH, overwatering?
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My large pine tree is indenting at the bottom of the trunk [closed]

My large pine tree is starting to indent near the ground. The bark in some spots can be pulled off easily. The pine tree is the type that branches out. What could the issue be ?
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Something destroying my flower garden and potted plants [closed]

All of my flowers, including my potted ones, are being dug into at the roots but the flowers are not being eaten. What do I do?
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0answers
70 views

What is the name of these blue seeds? [closed]

What is the name of the blue seeds in the upper left part of this picture?
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52 views

Android Plant App for garden plants and trees [closed]

Is anyone aware/use a well built Android app that identifies plants that grow in my area based upon GPS?

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