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location Ottawa, Canada
age 55
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USDA Zone 4a lows to -30 Deg F / - 35 Deg C highs to + 104 Deg F / + 40 Deg C

Former interior/exterior landscaper and arborist interested in native species, water features and natural stone.


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revised What is happening to the leaves of my avocado?
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Apr
10
comment What is this large houseplant with long oval leaves?
a ficus would bleed white sap from a cut in the bark. I wonder if the original poster could tell us this?
Apr
8
revised Why are my Aglaonema's leaves turning yellow rapidly?
added 482 characters in body
Apr
8
answered Why are my Aglaonema's leaves turning yellow rapidly?
Apr
6
awarded  fruit-trees
Apr
5
comment Dealing with mealy bug infestation on jades
need a close up picture of what you think is the pest
Apr
5
comment What's the name of this outdoors plant?
what part of the world was the picture taken in?
Apr
5
reviewed Reviewed Why do all my chilli plants stop growing?
Apr
5
reviewed Reviewed plant identification, it's shrub, about 3 metres high & at the bottom comes from lots of thick stems
Apr
5
reviewed No Action Needed Squash or gourd? Monster plant growing from mulch put on empty bed
Apr
5
reviewed No Action Needed Does Dawn dishwashing detergent kill plants (shrubs & flowers)?
Apr
5
reviewed Reviewed House Plant identification
Apr
5
reviewed Leave Open Where does the carbon that makes up a plant come from?
Apr
4
answered Does pruning the tree slow root growth?
Mar
26
comment Apple trees for an urban backyard
The grafted multi fruit trees do have problems. Without proper pruning one type is usually more vigorous and out grows the rest.
Mar
25
answered Topping a Redwood Tree
Mar
24
comment Pumping water from rain barrel to balcony
A pump that can put water about eight to twelve feet in the air will cost more than years worth of water would cost. Wouldn't a hose connection and carbon filter from the kitchen sink be easier?
Mar
19
reviewed No Action Needed How to keep my roses fresh?
Mar
19
reviewed Reviewed How can I prevent my Nepenthes pitchers from drying out?
Mar
19
reviewed No Action Needed Do violets die in closed space?