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Nearly retired professional gardener, ornamental gardening, UK pests/diseases knowledge


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comment List of Native trees
@waxeagle: As this question has had a reasonable answer or two already, is there really a point to putting on hold?
Apr
10
comment Placement of a front yard raised vegetable garden
Do you get lots of snow in winter and does the sidewalk get treated with grit/salt?
Apr
10
answered When should Bee Balm bloom in Zone 6 (it did not bloom last year)?
Apr
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comment What to do about grubs in vegetable garden and potted tree?
@Robert - I can't see hairs on the spine of that one from your garden either - also seems to have bent up or missing legs at the front. Yours looks fatter, which might point to chafer rather than japanese beetle, not sure. My remark about 'dirt' was not a criticism, by the way - because most people don't say where they are, any clue in the text of their question is useful!
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answered List of Native trees
Apr
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answered What to do about grubs in vegetable garden and potted tree?
Apr
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answered Is there a model out there for companion planting
Apr
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answered Madeira vine watering
Apr
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comment What's the name of this outdoors plant?
I think I can see a flower with five petals - was wondering if its Paraheba catarractae, but if there are 5 petals, its not that, they have 4 petals. One of the Abelias, otherwise?
Apr
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answered Does pruning the tree slow root growth?
Apr
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comment Does pruning the tree slow root growth?
cherry grown for edible fruits, or purely ornamental blossom?
Apr
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answered One-off (organic?) aphids control
Apr
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revised What are good plants for salty, sandy roadside conditions in Maine?
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Apr
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answered What are good plants for salty, sandy roadside conditions in Maine?
Apr
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comment Does new lawn/sod need aeration?
What part of the world are you in and what kind of grass is it? Also confused when you say you don't see the grass 'coming up yet', what exactly does that mean?
Apr
3
comment How do I predict a plant species' water intake?
@Pekka웃 - I see you're interested in vegetables - that might be a bit easier in terms of working out how much water they will need - books on veg growing often include an idea about how much water something needs. Usually, for most vegetables, its quite a lot, and regularly.
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