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comment What is the best way to put bonemeal into the soil?
Hi Frank, do you have any references for your statements?
Aug
27
comment Something is killing my snakegourd plants
Very hard to help without a picture of the plant. Are you growing it indoors or out? What part of the world?
Aug
26
comment What kind of ornamental grass is this?
looks like wheat actually, which is a kind of grass
Aug
20
comment What trees, shrubs or vines are most suited for pleaching?
You really want to think twice about fruit trees. It's not just fruit that can drop in, yellow jackets make for interesting guests
Aug
18
comment Why are my Vinca and other potted plants wilting, despite following care instructions?
A potting soil with the ability to absorb dissolved minerals (such as one high in peat) has no problems absorbing the chlorine and ammonia from tap water. I agree that orchids and carnivorous plants do not tolerate tap water but this question is about fairly common plants.
Aug
18
comment Soil wetting compounds: are they effective?
I have also read that these products can wash into rivers and water tables to no good effect.
Aug
17
comment What is the safest weed killer to use around a toddler?
It's worth going to some lengths to ensure that the straw is weed free.
Aug
17
comment Garden tree seems “sick”
Where do you live? Know anything of the history of the trees
Aug
15
comment Small brown scales on my lemon tree
see here for another picture and answer gardening.stackexchange.com/a/4549/499
Aug
14
comment Why did a section of leaves on my Holly bush turn brown?
Look for physical damage to the branches at the base, scale looks like brown bumps on the underside of the leaves, mealybug looks like white cottony tufts. See anything like that?
Aug
14
comment How to save tree harmed by urine?
what kind of trees, what kind of soil, area of the world that you live in please
Aug
9
comment What should I do to prevent citrus trees from “burned” branches?
gardening.stackexchange.com/a/20358/499
Aug
9
comment What should I do to prevent citrus trees from “burned” branches?
this link to many question and answers about nutrient deficiency in citrus gardening.stackexchange.com/search?q=citrus+deficiency . Your plants seem to have Iron/Manganese deficiency brought on by alkaline soil ph or heavy flower/fruit production.
Aug
9
comment Safe to use ABS for plant enclosure?
can you post a diagram of what the whole system looks like?
Aug
8
comment Taking care of a peach? tree
see this excellent answer on why you should thin your fruit next year gardening.stackexchange.com/a/252/499
Aug
7
comment Advice on growing clematis armandii
pictures of the pergola help and your location in the world, type of soil...
Aug
3
comment What is the Most Effective Ground Cover For a Large Area?
what part of the world do you live in. What is your budget, how big is the area?
Aug
1
comment Yellow leaves in hardy kiwi
this looks like spider mite damage due to the presence of round pale areas where they have been feeding
Jul
25
comment Carnivorous plants for cockroaches?
This is, unfortunately, not going to work. The effort to create an environment for pitcher plants would be huge and cockroaches can survive on barely anything.
Jul
25
comment Getting rid of maggots in a compost vessel
possible duplicate of Compost has larva or maggots?