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comment Corkscrew Willow Bark Peeling and Bugs
Given that willows are really tough and out grow a lot of problems you could hedge your bets and cut the tree down to the ground and wait. Chances are good it will sprout suckers at the base and in no time you will have the tree back as a shrub.
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comment What kind of caterpillar is this?
with a stick to open the webs and soap and water sprayed at sufficient pressure to get good coverage you can control them. Timing is everything, get them before they defoliate the entire shrub.
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comment How can I straighten this crooked tree?
That tree has been growing crooked for years. If you are really concerned over having it straight get the landscapers to replace it. Even the city where I live plants trees that are straight.
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comment removing Italian cypress
If you don't have enough room to fell the tree and you don't have the right equipment then this is job for an arborist.
May
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comment Can you please identify this houseplant that has long floppy leaves?
Sorry, this is not a corn plant as it does not have a woody stem that the leaves are attached to.
May
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comment Will my avocado plant grow after the top has broken off?
@OrganicLawnDIY By putting them outside in the summer where they have full sun and good access to water and potting up one size every year they have grown a foot a year.
May
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comment Are Scaffolding Nets are good options to put on my Trees to protect them from Birds and Squirrels?
@Bamboo yes, good suggestion, but the idea behind a good question is that it provides most of the details needed to answer it. A few years from now that link might be dead and the context of what it is might be gone.
May
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comment Are Scaffolding Nets are good options to put on my Trees to protect them from Birds and Squirrels?
can you provide a link to the product?
May
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comment Epsom salts to container potting mixture
Not harmful but not necessary except for some special cases like acid loving plants
May
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comment Where would you buy earthworms?
@michelle I agree that soil enrichment is always the way to go. As to earthworms being harmful I wonder which Stack Exchange that question would be appropriate for?
May
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comment What is this Eastern African plant with alternate cordate leaves?
Can you add some more description as to why you think it is this plant? Short answers don't help the person who asked the question.
May
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comment What are the absolute most water-thirsty plants?
It's surprisingly difficult to get any agreement on water uptake of small tropical shrubs.
May
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comment My large pine tree is indenting at the bottom of the trunk
How about a picture to help us identify the problem?
May
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comment Where would you buy earthworms?
@OrganicLawnDIY Interesting link, I'd like to see some research backing up their statements but it would be hard to verify.
May
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comment What are the absolute most water-thirsty plants?
with only 4 hours of direct sun water loss through transpiration will not be sufficient to take 3 gallons of water unless....tell us your location and size of the balcony
May
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comment What are the absolute most water-thirsty plants?
The condensate is loaded with dissolved solutes and in general is not good for most plants. Yes, there are tough plants that can take the water quality but I'm not sure there is a plant that works the way you want...
May
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comment Can I grow a Bird of Paradise in Bangladesh?
@trina yes, the false bird of paradise is also called the hanging lobster claw and is also suitable for your area.
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comment How to deal with very packed Spathiphyllum roots when repotting?
Yes, division is an option but root pruning is also in order. Then you need two smaller pots.
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comment What is wrong with my apple trees?
need a better description of what you see is the problem and a closeup
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comment Saving a Tree With Frost Damage
Looks like a going concern to me. I think it is well worth waiting to see if you get some new growth