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What can i do with this Aloe Arborescens?

i have this plant but it's terribly heavy and unbalanced. I don't know much about aloe but i don't think it should look like this, especially because without a stick the plant just falls over. So my ...
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Parfuma rose plants growing one long branch

I planted six rose bushes in summer 2017 in a spot that gets afternoon sun. They are a mixture of a few Parfuma roses and then about four David Austin roses. None of the plants have been growing ...
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Why are my strawberry leaves turning brown at the tips?

As you can see in the picture attached, the leaves of the strawberry plant are turning brown at the tips and I don't know why. While it has recently moved to a new home, it is always indoors by the ...
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Is this how cucumber seedlings react to cold?

Some days ago, I planted cucumber seeds in my garden. They didn't all sprout at the same time, and the ones that I'm showing are the ones that appeared few days later than others. The climate is ...
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During a warm-spell in early winter, can dormant hardwoods survive planting? Even if frozen temps are a day away?

Zone 5 northeast USA has had an early winter in some places, getting slammed with many evenings in the 20s and a few even lower. Some snow but it's come and gone, eventually melting after a couple ...
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Multi planting in one pot

If you wish to have an instant effect with your planting, can you plant more than one plant in a pot? In this case, I have 3 Hydrangea arborescens ‘Anabelle’ which I want to place on a large pot. ...
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can anyone help identify this?

Hi, I grew this beauty from a black pod like seed that drifts often onto our Beach here in Mayaro, trinidad. The leaves grew slowly, and the pod size ranges, but could be as big as an adult fist, or ...
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My Venus flytrap’s mouths won’t shut

How come my Venus flytrap’s mouths are sort of turned out and won’t shut, I have tried touching the trigger hairs and I always keep the soil moist. It’s strange. Plz help.
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Peach root fungus?

Could someone recognize the disease in these peach tree roots? The smell is hard to describe but it's definitely not pleasing.
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Why does this sage look different than what is in stores?

Does anyone recognize this variety? Is it normal for sage to have a woody base? Also, could you recommend how to prune it please? It has been abandoned for years. EDIT: Adding close ups. EDIT 2: ...
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Irregular growth on roses

My roses have been experiencing some crazy irregular growth, this appeared at the beginning of spring has anyone seen this before?
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ZZ Plant Not Growing

I took a stem with several leaves from a ZZ plant and put it in water, it put out some roots. Over two years ago I put it in a pot with soil, it died back and produced the single stem you see in the ...
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Why is this happening to my spider plant?

The stems to my spider plant babies are have suddenly died! What shall I do with the babies I don’t want them to die either? Thank you!
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How do you go about identifying cypresses?

I'm living in the UK and recently gained an intrest for trees, the broad leafed trees are not that bad, but when it comes to the cypresses I still have no idea. I'm also pretty bad at some of the ...
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Spontaneous reappearance of Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner

Last summer, the leaves of the chestnut tree in our back yard have, quite early on in the warm season, developed these stains on them: All of the tree's leaves dried out and fell long before autumn (...
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Sour orange tree

My Son planted a lemon tree in his yard about 10 years ago. Somewhere along the way of becoming a big tree it now appears to be producing lemons on the lower part of the tree and big oranges on the ...
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Lime tree after drought developing suckers

I have a Tahiti lime tree which has suffered from drought whilst I was away in September. The leaves had all turned yellow on my return. 😱 The plant has a sentimental value so I tried to revive it ...
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What are these black and white spotted areas leaves on my basil plant?

My basil has a weird problem that seems to be spreading on the leaves. It's basically white spots that are thinner surrounded by black spots. I tried to find information online but couldn't find ...
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What is happening to my Serrano Pepper?

I recently started gardening and this is one of my first plants. Can you help me understand what's wrong with it? Location: Souther California (warmer weather). Plant location: In a pot, outside (5th ...
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Plant ID - Small Evergreen?

I acquired a plant that needs identifying. I would like to know how to care for it. Care instructions would be nice too, but I can find those if I knew the plant name. It is: 10 in (25 cm) tall ...
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What plant is this and how can I grow a cutting?

Hello. Does anyone know what plant this is and how I can grow a cutting? It's tall, breast height if I remember correctly, with wide leaves maybe 20-30 cm in diameter.
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Is My Tamarind Tree Dead?

This may be a vague question, so I apologize in advance. I have a tamarind sapling approximately 1.5 years old that I started from a seed. It's been grown indoors since I live in the northeastern US, ...
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What is this flowering tree/shrub with red flowers?

Does anyone know what the name of this plant is? It was about 6 feet tall but I thought it died so I cut it down and it has since regrown out of the stump that was left. It has very wide leaves on it. ...
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Whats on my rosemary stem?

I just noticed these little brown things on my rosemary...it does not seem to be harming anything else, no leaves were eaten, or brown. They dont move at all, no appendages, and seem quite attached to ...
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Do garden bird feeders harm wild birds? [migrated]

I enjoy watching birds at a garden bird feeder but have started feeling guilty that it is having a negative impact on the birds. For example this study recently showed that birds in the UK have longer ...
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Aloe plant needs rescuing [duplicate]

I just had my kitchen repainted and while moving my adopted aloe plant back to its sunny south facing spot on the kitchen window sill his long stem broke. Well it really just creaked, not actual ...
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My poor sick apple tree - what’s the mould?

This apple tree has this growth on many of its branches (say, 30%). It also hardly produces any fruit. How can I make this tree healthier?
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does fruit tree absorb pesticide and fungicide from the root level and will persist inside the fruit it produce? (specifically lime and date trees)

The specific situation is where there are two trees -- one lime and another date tree plant among the grass in the backyard where the grass area will get sprayed with conventional pesticide and ...
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What kind of tree is this with light bark, small leaves, and purple flowers?

I'd like to buy a tree like this one. Any idea what it's called? This picture was taken near Boise, Idaho, USA near the end of July.
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Why are my tomato leaves yellowing and withering?

I have two tomato plants and two peppers in a hydrocultural system, going on a month and a half. The tomatoes initially grew really fast. Two weeks or so ago they started to wither away, leaves ...
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Why aren't my year-old apple seedlings thriving?

I planted a variety of seeds from apples from a local orchard. They have been growing for almost a year. They are about 8" and have suffered aphids and a white powdery fungus. I have sprayed plants ...
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What are these brown and white patches on my jelly bean succulent / sedum rubrotinctum?

I recently bought this jelly bean succulent but I didn't notice these brown and white spots. I really should've check the plant, but I just love succulents and I was too excited. Seems like the white ...
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How should I care for this avocado plant?

I've inherited this avocado-in-progress from a friend moving house and I'm wondering if it's still healthy and worth keeping, and if so how best to care for it? So far it has lived in a cup of water ...
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Why are my avocado plant leaves brown and brittle?

I have a small avocado plant that sprouted from seed this summer (June). It was thriving for a while and then it stopped growing and started getting brown leaves. The leaves start getting brown on the ...
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What would cause the pH of a hydroponic system to go up when the lights go off?

I am currently growing lettuce in a hydroponics system that I'm developing. The system has continuous pH monitoring and I recently noticed that when the lights go off at night the pH seems to increase....
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How to identify emergent Eau de cologne mint flowering stem?

How to identify an emerging flowering stem and prune it before it bolts? I am new to growing, I had seen pictures of already flowered mints. I googled and read and decided perhaps it is a good ...
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Building a raised garden from old garden furniture

I have an old outdoor garden bench that I bought from Ikea and I am considering converting into a raised garden bed. We once painted this garden bench many years back. So my concern here is that ...
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Is this a kind of wild mint?

Flower and smell of this invasive plant is like mint but the leaves are different- can anyone suggest the plant name?
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Is there any harm in burying a cable 6-10 inches under the lawn?

I would like to dig a very narrow trench, nor more than an inch wide, by slicing the ground with a spade to form a line across my lawn. I will then bury the cable, and fill it back in with dirt and ...
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What's the difference between stacked and trellis when supporting tomatoes?

I was reading some article that said that stacked tomatoes yield less than those supported with trellis. I tried searching for images for stacked and trellis tomatoes, but I see the same type of ...
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Kalanchoe - thin leaves and white spots

This Kalanchoe has been losing leaves for a while now, the existing ones seem thin and white spots have appeared. I have repotted it recently and it has shown signs of improvement, but it still does ...
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Dying Peace Lily

I have a Peace Lily which has done well very a year in front of sliding doors. It has started drooping like it needed water to which I watered it and usually it perks right back up. It didn't this ...
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Why is my Dracaena leaves turning yellow?

So I've had this plant for about 4 months now. I'm wondering why the bottom leaves are beginning to turn yellow? I'm almost certain it's not root root. I don't over water it. Im always sure that I do ...
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What is this dry flower?

It is hard to identify a dry/died plant. It looks like from Asteraceae family. But don't let me mislead you. It should be from North America.
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Aromatic firewood: What is the fastest growing prunus plant?

Prunus firewood smells nice when burned, and the smoke can be used to flavour food (it adds a cherry-like flavour). I'm curious if it would be feasible to grow prunus plants specifically for using ...
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Golden Potho stem is yellow however not the leaves

My golden potho has been doing well however recently i have noticed that the stem is turning yellow however the leaves are not yellow. What could it indicate?
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How to avoid asymmetry in back muscles splitting logs? [closed]

I'm generally in great health but have a persistent niggle in my lateral muscle on one side. Nothing serious it's just easy to pull it. I've started doing a lot of log splitting with an axe but this ...
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Flies on gardenia

My gardenia leaves looks healthy. I moved it indoors more than one month ago and I started noticing few yellow leaves. I spray it with NEEM oil and soap pesticide about once a week. I have noticed ...
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Bringing citrus back to life?

I was given a 2-3 year old citrus tree and it loses leaves each year as soon as it comes inside. It has a strong stem but only a few new green branch shoots that have lost leaves. If I want to get ...
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Grow carambola/starfruit in a pot?

Can a carambola tree grow in a pot in the Caribbean? I'm visiting a friend in Florida and he has a carambola tree in his backyard. Can I just take one of the fruits and plant it in a big pot? Or ...

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