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location Ottawa, Canada
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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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reviewed Reviewed Are there any drought tolerant plants that will force out weeds in pavement and sidewalk cracks?
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revised Why are my hibiscus buds & leaves randomly turning yellow and dropping off?
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answered Why are my hibiscus buds & leaves randomly turning yellow and dropping off?
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comment What are these insects laying eggs on the underside of this butterfly flower leaf?
@stormy most terrestrial frogs can eat eat what they can reach with their tongue. If an aphid is two feet in the air at the top of a tall plant the frog cannot reach it. Predatory wasps and lady bugs are more common predators for aphids in North America
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comment Does Dawn dishwashing detergent kill plants (shrubs & flowers)?
Please add more details about why soap will harm plants. Your answer doesn't really answer the question.
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answered What would be the symptoms of a Song of India plant with too little water?
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comment What would be the symptoms of a Song of India plant with too little water?
Picture please. Including a closeup of a brown spot.
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is causing yellow spots with 'hair growth' on the underside of the leaves on my tree?
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reviewed Reviewed What plant is this?
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comment What plant is this?
Can you tell us more why you think it is this plant? Similar pictures or references?
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reviewed Reviewed Should I still continue to plant a potato that turned green?
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revised Should I still continue to plant a potato that turned green?
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comment What is causing yellow spots with 'hair growth' on the underside of the leaves on my tree?
This looks like an elderly crab apple or apple tree that has suffered some severe structural damage in the past.(see the other pictures for the damage)
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reviewed Reviewed Can I save this basil?
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revised What houseplants will best filter the air for a retirement home?
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on What are these insects laying eggs on the underside of this butterfly flower leaf?
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answered What are these insects laying eggs on the underside of this butterfly flower leaf?
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reviewed Close What are some good plant suggestions for a cool climate in an apartment?
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comment What preventative action should I take against Fruit Fly?
Thanks for checking back and updating your question.