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What causes a dandelion leaf to be dark red?

Personally I find it quite attractive! Taken near Toronto, Canada.
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How can I help our Fittonia fill up, get more bushy? It's all hollow looking with long individule stems

It is 3 to 4 yrs old and has been in same pot I bought it in
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How to make this lawn THICK, GREEN and Weed Free?

I am new to homeownership and with lawn care and there are so many products and information out on which path to follow for my Bermuda Grass. I live in Knightdale, NC , Comes under zone 8a. I have a ...
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Meyer Lemon tree leaves yellowing / no new leaves growing

I purchased a Meyer lemon tree sapling and planted it on May 13th. Last month, I observed that the leaves were turning yellow and no new leaves were appearing. Initially, I assumed this was a typical ...
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Some insect that i never see eating strawberries

Just when ready and ripe I go to pick and there is a hole in it and the berry has gotten mushy, almost like something is eating it from inside out 😩
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Olive tree suckers but no top growth at all

After 2 horrendous winters in UK my once bushy olive tree appeared to be dead. It was previously planted out in probably not the best location or soil conditions but I’ve now dug it up and replanted ...
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Eastern redbud hack job

I am so sad. We had some yardwork done today. We were anticipating having our yard cleaned up, we were not anticipating having our trees hacked up. Our eastern redbud was beautiful and dropped to the ...
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When can I put a starter lemon tree outside overnight?

I have a healthy lemon tree I’ve grown indoors from seed it’s out grown the windowsill I’ve been putting out during the day but in at night what’s too cold for an evening out?
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Prune this raspberry bush

Imagine a Y shape. The end of the Y goes to the trunk. One head of the Y fruited, but the other just grew at a slow rate. I'm definitely planning to prune the fruiting part of the Y. How much of the Y ...
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How do I fix neglected, leggy, woody lavender?

We have some neglected lavender in our back garden (Cheshire, UK). It gets partial sun and the soil is quite dense and rocky. The lavender is very leggy and woody at the base. I feel like if I prune a ...
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Upper Midwest weed - how to prevent/kill?

I have this low lying weed spreading in some areas. (Pictured - the one that's not clover) I live in Minnesota. Does anyone know what it is and best practices for prevention or killing it without ...
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Identifying this shrub?

Can anyone help me identify this plant. Locally they call it "Logotipo", but I can't find the English name for it. Appreciate the assistance.
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Please help me with some ideas

I’ve had this plant for 7 months (midwest, IL), and the flower is just not budding. It's very lanky and curves completely to the side. I’m wondering what else I can do for it, it's my first plant ever ...
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Why are my petunias dying?

I got some petunias a month ago, but recently they seem to be dying from the ground up. I am fairly certain watering is not the problem, and I have them under grow lights, so I imagine they are ...
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Do gynoecious cucumbers require pollination?

I have planted several 'pickling' variety of cucumber and they only have female flowers. In fact there are so many flowers with baby cucumbers at first I was thinking, wow I'm going to harvest so ...
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Irrigation system vs weed prevention

When installing drip irrigation, how do you mow around to keep from damaging systems or do you bury the system?
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Shasta Daisy Next Bud

Hi and thank you for your time. My Shasta daisies need to be deadheaded but I don't see the next bud anywhere. I put my glasses on and I check everywhere, but I don't see any new buds. Any suggestions?...
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Unidentified small bumps on a plant leaves

I have a Ficus virens. The surface in one of the leave have bump. Only 1-2 have such attributes. Does any one know what is it? Virus? Need to deal with it? Or just leave it alone?
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Does this Lime Tree need pruning?

I just bought this air layered lime tree on sale at a garden center. Its main stem has grown sideways so I was wondering if it needs pruning, and where do I need to cut it to make it grow straight and ...
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Clover lawn developing spots that look like mud splatters

I planted my clover lawn last year and it's been growing really well. However, a few weeks ago some of the leaves in the center started to show spots that looked like mud splatters. The patch (about ...
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What is wrong with my young magnolia? Please help

I have a young magnolia tree whose leaves started turning brown on the edges. I am fertilising it (is this a mistake?) with a fertiliser that contains nitrogen. Could it be that there is too much salt ...
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My scotch bonnet (Bonney pepper) buds won't open

I live in South Korea. In early March I planted some scotch bonnet seeds. I've had to keep the plants inside because I live in an apartment and have no way to keep them outside. It's now raining ...
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Any way to "shape" this black locust back into something presentable?

I have two black locusts that were planted in the fall a year and a half ago. They did great last year but through construction and reworking all the dirt in that area, they look like this, this year. ...
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Mint leaves have lots of small yellowing dots, what is it?

My mint has been growing since the beginning of spring and it has been growing leaves that start a vibrant green but dull to a much lighter green with yellowed dots all around it. I am mostly growing ...
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Propagating the cordyline from cutting didn't work

I have a cordyline plant that was becoming leggy so I thought to cut the stems from the leggy stem and propagate it. I cut the healthy stem into 4 pieces, planted them into the soil, and then watered ...
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Gravel border around grass and hover mower issues and advice

I added a gravel border around my garden last year but I'm not sure if I've done a correct job. I changed my mower from a standard wheeled one to a Flymo hover mower and I've been having a few issues, ...
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Pear leaves developeing black stains

A ten year old pear tree has started developing black(not dark brown) and growing regions on it's leaves. Here is a leaf underside: Sometimes numerous black spots develop but only one grows into a ...
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How to help lemon tree damaged in a hail storm?

My lemon tree was damaged in a hail storm, it stripped most of the leaves, stripped bark and broke the pot it was in. I put it in a new pot. Is there anything else I should do for it?
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Should I trim the top of my white maple?

My white maple tree is growing sideways near the top because it was previously overcrowded. Should I trim the top to get it to grow straight again? Growing zone 8b
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My previously healthy avocado plant was pruned bare and has since been turning brown on top

My previously healthy avocado plant was pruned bare by my daughter who was trying to help. And now the stem has been steadily turning brown from the top downward. It is hot here and a couple of the ...
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What would make my sunflower leaves as they’re growing start to shrivel up and become almost deformed?

The plant seems fine, but now the leaves almost look, wrinkled as they’re growing out and look like they are not taking true shape the edges have a bit of black on them, where they are wrinkled and ...
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Should I remove mosses and liverworts growing in Venus flytrap's pot?

My Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is growing in 100% peat moss in a 4 inch diameter pot. Over the last few months, a species of moss (not sphagnum) and a species of liverwort have also grown on the ...
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How do I get oxygen to my tree roots that are coming out of the ground?

Many tree roots above the ground surface are steadily destroying our mowing equipment. Research has shown that the roots are seeking oxygen. Who knew that an oxygen producing organism needs oxygen ...
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Are potted roses safe outside in monsoon?

I procured and potted some roses in March and now its monsoon. Needless to say they are getting more water than I would normally give them. Is it safe for them? If the roses in the ground can survive ...
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Identify succulent?

Can someone identify this succulent? Does it bloom flowers?
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Why is my coleus so sad looking?

I just got her so she hasn’t been repotted yet, ive heard they can be dramatic but i don’t want to over water her
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Why are my star jasmine flowers turning brown

A lot of my star jasmine flowers are turning brown and crispy and dying. It looks like more than should be usual. It’s been particularly sunny so I’ve been watering it every few days. I’m not sure if ...
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Orchid budding a 2nd plant - can I detach and repot?

My orchid is budding a keiki off the main leaves at the base of the plant. I've looked online and all I've seen are 2nd plants growing higher up from the flower stems. Is it safe to take this little ...
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Why doesn't my grass grow evenly?

3 weeks ago I cut my grass at a higher height for the summer here in Philadelphia. Now only blades come up. I can see the 1st cut, but only a few blades grow tall now. We have had some extreme heat ...
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What causes garlic to grow many small stems that look like grass

I have been growing a few varieties of hardneck garlic for several years. This year one of my varieties (Music) is behaving in a way that I've never seen before. Instead of growing one thick stem, ...
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Zephirine Drouhin Rose - why are the leaves curling on the new growth?

I planted my Zephirine Drouhin climbing rose about two months ago. The leaves on the new growth are curling. I don’t see any pests. Any help for cause and treatment is appreciated. Thank you.
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Why is some pachysandra dying?

I planted some cuttings last year and they all did well until this year. While I planted many more cuttings this year, some of the established plants are wilting, developing brown leaves, and dying. ...
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Is this heat damage to spotted dead-nettle?

I have this planted in a fully sunny spot that only receives water from rain and it's done great. This new bed was doing amazing until the heat and sun picked up. I suspect that it's not the heat and ...
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What's the disease affecting my cucumbers?

I noticed today that some of my cucumber's newer leaves are blackened and withered around the edges, and the new flowers seem to be similarly affected (they blacken and die before they can bloom). The ...
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White growth on tree trunk and grass

There is a white growth (foamy or fungal/mushroom looking) on a large old tree in our new yard. It is at the base of the tree and has had black beetles on it that we sprayed. We have removed the ...
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Transplanting Watermelons when fruit start to appear

I made the mistake of planting my watermelons in medium size flower pots, now the fruit is starting to form can I transplant them into bigger bots some of my melons are the size of a grapefruit. Can I ...
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I have had this same infestation for 2 years on my fig tree. It does appear to be a spidery webb like a maggot under the web [closed]

I have had the same infestation for the last 2 years. When you wet the web and pull it off the leaf there is always what looks like a maggot under the web. Does anyone know what it is?
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what is the stringy stuff growing off this plant?

i noticed stringy stuff off a plant I have and am concerned its some sort of mold ... its very fine like a cobweb whitish in color and whispy. it is not sticky like a spider web and i dont see any ...
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Ginkgo tree with yellowing leaves

I bought a two foot tall ginkgo tree. I dug a hole that was deep and wide. I refilled hole with some potting soil so I didn’t plant the tree too deep. Some of the leaves have turned yellow. I have ...
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Help identifying this type of mint

Hello: I had planted some mint seeds I had ordered online, and I’ve realized the seller doesn’t document what mint species and I’m a horticulture newb. Also my dog loves those mint leaves and thinks ...
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