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Deer issues with my cherry tomatoes

I planted Cherry tomatoes in my garden and the plant grew perfectly. However, I live in a deer infested state and all my cherry tomatoes have been eaten by deer for the past two years. This year I am ...
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Apple tree concerns

I purchased a house with an apple tree, maybe 15' tall and 6" in diameter. The tree has two longer branches and I was wondering how to go about trimming them. If anyone can tell me where to make the ...
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What variety is this chilli plant?

I got it in a 'grow your own chilli in a tin can' but it didn't have a variety.
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Cutting branch and stick it in pot?

I've asked several of these questions, but this is more specific of a tree in my parking lot. I would like to grow this Bougainvillea in a pot in my rooftop. Here's the branch. Will the branch ...
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Are there plants that physically share the same leafs? [on hold]

My question is to ask the existence of 2 different plants (trees or flowers) that grow as different plants, but at some point, can share one or several leaves between them, in a way that the leaf can "...
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Some True Date Palm Questions

I had the following date palm just installed and I have a few questions I'd love to get some expert options on: It came tied up as I expected and the place that sold me it said I should leave it tied ...
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What cactus' disease is this?

My sister has this cactus with those brown spots in it. It does not seem to be spreading, or if it is, is very slowly. Does anyone know what it is so we can treat it?
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Surrey woodland - what is this plant?

Found amongst bluebells. The local vegetation is made up of heath, chestnut trees and English oaks. I didn’t see any other similar plants around it. Any idea what it could be?
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Bumps on my gardenia tree. Located in a pot on my patio

I have small bumps on the top of some of the gardenia leaves. They are almost clear, but look green and are filled with fluid
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What is this plant growing along wires below the ceiling?

I recently went to a restaurant in Bremen, Germany, and they had this plant growing along wires below the ceiling: When I asked the waitstaff what kind of plant it was, they didn't know. But the ...
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Chilli plant not bearing fruits

My Chilli ( type, unknown) plant has 30+ flowers but no fruits. It has couple more symptoms which might be related. Would appreciate any help solving this. It is outdoor. I do see insects hopping ...
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How long does it take for a Nepenthes vine to grow?

I am trying to grow (and hopefully breed) a nepenthes pitcher plant. In all the videos online I've seen people take cuttings from the nepenthes vines instead of the main stem. I was just curious how ...
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Why is my marigold drooping

Just a couple of hours ago my marigold was fine, the next time I saw it.... It had its leaves dropping, soil dry but the flowers were fine. The two leaves at the beginning of the stem are starting to ...
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Cherry tree sweet/tart sun needs

I have generally seen that cherry trees require full sun (6-8 hrs). However I was wondering if there is any difference in the sensitivity to the amount of sunlight between varieties such as generic ...
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My garden is still mud, and it's 2 weeks after the normal last frost, should I plant seeds yet?

I've read that I should plant seeds 2 weeks after the last expected frost date, but my garden is sill drenched, should I plant them right away, or wait for high water levels to fall (should be by May ...
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Is this Orchid dying?

I've had these orchid for about a month and it was doing really well but now it looks like its dying.What type of orchid is this? How do I make it bloom again?
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Filling a Pond to replace with Patio! Advice? [migrated]

I have a really ugly pond in my garden that was created by the previous owner. I want to remove the pond and instead extend my patio so I can have a dining area where it is. The pond is a concrete ...
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Carolina Reaper leaves colour doesn't look correct

I have a couple of Carolina Reapers I'm growing hydroponically but the big one's leaves look I think the wrong colour.. Is this the correct colour? If not what do I need to do to rectify it? I've ...
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Sansevieria disease

Anyone know what is happening to this sansevieria?
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Why are “naked” LED lamps so deadly?

Several months ago, I made the following experiment: Make a plant grow inside of a box with artifical lighting. I bought this lamp (15W): And removed the white sphere from it, so it got like: ...
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Ground cover for this area

I have just completed a drainage project (trench lined with landscape cloth, #2 stone, perforated pipe in a long "sock," more #2 stone, then #3 round stone on top). The stone goes right up to the ...
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Moldy apple core in potted plant

Put an apple core in the pot with my plant and now it’s getting moldy and the mold is spreading to the soil. Will the mold hurt my plant? Or is this all part of the composting process?
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do wood chips insulate better for cold than heat?

I noticed that my wood chip compost pile that I never turned has ice still about 1" below the surface, so that got me to wonder if wood chips are better cold insulators than heat insulators.
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Why is this clementine/mandarin tree so small and why has it stopped growing?

I planted a clementine or mandarin tree from seed maybe two or three years ago. I don't think it has grown much over the last couple of years. See photo (with a sticky note for scale). It doesn't grow,...
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What is this clumpy 20-30 cm high yellow-flowered plant?

I never noticed this plant in my garden. Now I see it in several places. Is this an aggressive invader? Or a well-behaved wild flower? I don't mind its looks (even I like it in a way, its natural ...
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Can I save this dire-looking plant?

Last summer, a plant has been offered to me, supposedly unkillable. However, I am not one to back away from a challenge, and a winter later, it looks quite dead to me. However, there seem to be a ...
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Hello, flowers of my caqui tree turned brown any idea why?

Hello, flowers of my caqui tree turned brown any idea why? Soil is sand
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What is the minimum a tree/bush root needs to be planted in the ground?

The soil I have access to grow in is in a seasonal wet zone, and worry about the plant getting too much water, so approximately how much of the root ball has to be planted in the soil, and how much ...
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How to prove an avocado grown from a seed is not a Hass?

I understand that In order for a Hass avocado to be so called, it needs to be grown from a cutting - specifically growing it from a seed will not result in a Hass avocado. Avocados grown from seed ...
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What is this half-white tree

I walk past this tree every day, in the northern Midwest, and I am confounded by it. It starts off at the bottom like any normal oak or maple tree (I don’t know my trees). Then about 10 feet up it ...
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What kind of plant is this thorny bush/vine in my yard?

Just moved into a new place and this plant seems to be taking over most of the planting area and seems to be choking some of the other trees and plants around it. I'm about to aggressively prune it ...
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anisodontea capensis “strybing beauty” - cape mallow - leaf holes and green loss

This plant Anisodontea Capensis has two kinds of problems holes in most leaves loss of chlorophyll I bought another pot of the same plant from the local nursery and put it in the ground. The leaves ...
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Identify plant with long narrow paired leaves and reddish stems

Is this a chilli plant or am I nurturing weeds. I planted chillies last year but thought they died. Then I find this..
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Does comfrey go below the surface water table?

I was wondering how deep into the surface water table comfrey goes.
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Areca Palm turning white on trunks [closed]

My Areca palms seem to have turn white after fertilizing. the base of the stem that wraps around the trunks are turning white in many spots
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Do blueberry bushes do well around pine stumps?

We are purchasing property next to us that has a row of pine trees. I would like to cut a couple of the tree's down because it will be a sunny and acidic place for blueberry bushes. Can I leave the ...
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Is this a Muehlenbeckia?

I got this as a gift a few years back, and I am still unsure of its name. It has darker green leaves which are purple on the underside and shaped into a point. It has no thorns. It is very frail, ...
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Advice on caring for large potted Ficus Benjamina

I live in Berlin. When a friend was looking to offload her large Ficus Benjamina, I volunteered to care for it. She has been in my home now for ~10 days and appears to be getting used to the place (...
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Plant has yellow things on it

What are these things on my plant?? It started as small yellow dust then it grew to these weird fungi looking things on my plants. Is it time to throw it out?
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My (future) Hoyas have nowhere to climb, they will hang. Is that OK?

I have the right climate, lighting and even a good location. There is a wooden fence between the neighbors and us. If I let the Hoyas climb the fence, I will have to plant them in the ground or put ...
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What depth is required for a raised bed vegetable in Southern California?

I am planning a raised bed vegetable garden for my Southern California backyard. my current design was going to use 3'x6' cedar boxes, 7-1/4 inches high, until I read that that this shallow dirt would ...
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Will fruit/vegetables split with heavy constant watering?

I've heard that fruit/vegetables will split with inconsistent watering, but will it split if it can get water to its roots desires (i.e. "I go any deeper and I'll drown", or "if we get a heavy ...
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Sequencing for tick, weed and fertilize treatments for lawn

Northeastern US here in case that makes a difference in the answer. I have a back lawn as pictured below. Section A is a grassy slope and Section B is flat grass lawn. We have two small kids that are ...
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What are these Cacti? Are they Healthy?

I bought two cacti from IKEA. I water them weekly. They seem happy. Not growing much but maybe a little. I don't know what they are or if I'm looking after them right. Please have a look at the ...
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Growing fruit at a higher hardiness zone

I understand that growing fruit trees in a hardiness zone that's lower than recommended has a chance of your tree dying from frost damage. However, what is the effect of growing fruit trees at ...
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What disease is this (tomato plants)?

I got these seedlings that i re-potted. The bigger leaves get white/yellow spots and the baby leaves go dark as they sprout and wilt very fast. I have a few varieties in small containers that seem to ...
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Fast Growing Shade Tree

We're buying a house in the desert southwest (US) and want to plant a shade tree to cast shade over the western aspect of the home. I like oak trees but want to get the house shaded sooner rather ...
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Plant identification with purple flowers

This plant is on northern California Zone 9. During day the flower blooms, and in the evening the flower closes itself. The flowers are purple in color and has a long green stem.
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How to get papyrus houseplant to grow more fully?

Inherited this when it was full and thick but dried and browned stalks. Hadn’t been watered in weeks. Cut all back, repotted as it was root bound, and surprised it started growing again. But it’s ...
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Unknown insects attacks on lemon plant

Hi guys I have lemons plants in pots in my home and I noticed that there are a lot of bugs stick to Leave do not know what are they. I tried to spray soap water but they are not dying I throw ...

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