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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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wiki created hummingbirds description
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wiki created hummingbirds excerpt
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reviewed Edit suggested edit on Negative effects of water pooling in garden
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revised Negative effects of water pooling in garden
clean up grammar
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is this possibly carnivorous plant with small purple flowers?
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reviewed Reviewed How should I plant Calathea Medallion seeds?
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comment How can I prevent my arborvitae trees from turning brown and dying every time I plant them?
we need pictures, your location, your soil type and how you planted them
Sep
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comment How deep should a post be in the ground, compared to how tall it's going to be above?
This answer is relevant, particularly the remark about not using 4 x 4 posts as they look like toothpicks (my wording) gardening.stackexchange.com/a/11156/499
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comment How deep should a post be in the ground, compared to how tall it's going to be above?
How important is the look, or aesthetics of the finished product?
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comment How deep should a post be in the ground, compared to how tall it's going to be above?
depends on how deep the frost goes, soil type, construction method. Tell us your location, lowest temperatures every winter, soil type and how tall your trellis fence is going to be.
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reviewed Leave Open What is the flower just above the groom's left breast?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are these 3-foot tall plants in southwest Florida?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is this 3 metre tall shrub whose bottom comes from lots of thick stems?
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comment Which grass is best suited as an indoor perennial?
Guess I've just seen too many people overestimate how much light plants are getting.
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comment Which grass is best suited as an indoor perennial?
Even the spider plant is likely to need additional lighting. If the intention is to put the plants on the floor at ground level then supplementary lighting is almost mandatory.
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comment What can I do with a dead bonsai that was an anniversary gift?
does your wife know it's dead?
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awarded  Nice Answer
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reviewed Reviewed What can I replace my garden with?
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comment What can I replace my garden with?
what part of the world do you live in? Do you have a budget for this? Are the gardens accessible: ie can you bring in soil,plants etc?
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reviewed Close My tomatoes got hit by a freeze