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Weed control near recently seeded lawn area

I have recently re-seeded a small section of my lawn (about 100 sqf) with a 'blend' of mostly Fescue - and these seeds have started to germinate. However, I'm also battling an infestation of Creeping ...
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How bad are these spots on my cucumber leaves?

My cucumber plants have these brown spots on their leaves: The rest of the plant seems unaffected: it's growing and climbing vigorously, and it's starting to form cucumbers. So is this just a ...
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How should I plant this Camelia with an odd root structure?

I bought this Camelia a while back, probably should have picked a better specimen, but anyways, notice the odd root structure: Should I plant this with this top part buried? Or leave it exposed ...
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Does anyone know what type of succulent plant this is?

What type of succulent plant is this?
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What kind of succulent plant is this?

Does anyone know what kind of succulent plant this is?
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How to plant the bean sprout efficiently?

I am thinking of raising the bean sprout myself but do not how where to start. I did a search on Google and the easiest way is to use the plastic bottle and then raise the seed inside. After 3 days, ...
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Suggestion for plants in pot on window where there are lots of sunshines

I am in New Zealand, even it is winter but in my place, the window has always been shined by the sunshine and it is really hot. I am wondering if there is any plant in a pot (having flower) that I can ...
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Is submerged composting of meat practical?

The list of no-no composting is Meat Fish Poultry Cheese Oily foods Butter Dairy products Other animal products Can I drop them inside water for being composted and yet feel safe from smell and rats?...
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What could be causing these bands of discoloration on my grass leaves?

My lawn was replanted from seed last fall, and has been looking generally good this year, though the overall color seemed a bit lacking recently. Upon closer inspection, I found that throughout the ...
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New Trees growing from old root system

I have two little apple trees growing out of the main root system of a 30yr old Apple tree. Is it possible to relocate them to a different part of the yard? They are roughly 4 feet and 6 feet away ...
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What type of succulent plant is this?

Can anybody tell me what type of succulent plant this is? The tallest of the plants is approximately 4 feet tall.
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What should I do next after removing three

My yard has severe root sucker problem, it's like the picture on 30% of my yard. so I decided to take the tree down (stump not removed yet), but after that, I don't know what should I do next to get ...
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Yellow/Black Spots on Tomato Leaves

I've grown a tomato plant in a Home Depot bucket for about 2 months now. It is an heirloom species called Dwarf Almadine. Recently, the weather has been really damp (mushrooms popping up from the ...
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Watering pump vs sprinkler vs drip - sizing dilemma

I bought an old house that had the following irrigation system already set up: Well pump that is capable of giving ~800 gallons (3000L) of water per hour. A few lawn sprinkler circuits that draw ...
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Placement of soil sensors

I am looking into soil sensors to connect to an arduino project I am doing. This is just for me playing around and trying to optimize my garden as much as possible with tech 😋 So far the sensors seem ...
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Growing plant in a composting terrarium

I was thinking about throwing compostable rubbish into a jar and growing a plant in it while the jar lead is closed as a terrarium before the composting proceeds—and then leave it as it is. I am not ...
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Is there a way to replant papyrus after the winter?

I live in growing region 6a, at very high altitude, in a low-precipitation area, with random snowfall and freezes happening until June 1, but freezes being mild (around 15 degrees F) and short-lasting....
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Magnolia tree lost a lot of leaves / is having issues

Does anyone know why this recently-planted magnolia tree may not be doing well and what can be done about it?
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Leaves on banana plants withering away

My banana plant is withering away. Leaves are starting to turn yellow/brown, droop, and in general the plant is deteriorating. The plant is in a pot, inside, and gets a lot of light although not a lot ...
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Can I dry out root rot in plants that survive on little water?

I have a lavender plant that shows the typical signs of root rot. It is a small plant and I don't have the resources right now to re-pot it. I read that root rot is most commonly caused by funghi and ...
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How to spacing citrus trees?

I have a narrow and long backyard, and I am planning to plant a kumquat and a lemon tree. How far apart should I plant them? Thanks! I haven’t bought these trees yet, but I think I will get a dwarf ...
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Resod Fescue lawn with Bermuda during the month of July/August?

We live in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Our lawn currently has fescue grass, but it has brown bald patches on it. Is it possible to sod it to Bermuda grass this month or the next (July/August)? We have a ...
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What minerals found in tap water harm dracaena plants?

I've heard dracaena need filtered water to live indoors because some compounds in tap water will kill them off. I also know that what's in your tap water can depend on where you live and leaving water ...
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What flowers can attract hummingbird?

My neighbor has a tall trumpet vine, and many hummingbirds live around this plant. I wonder if I could plant some shade flowers also feed hummingbirds. Could you recommend some shade flowers that go ...
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Bales for Straw Bale garden has already decomposed

Our strawbales in our garden have already decomposed and now the plants are struggling. We've put potting soil around the plants to shore up and hopefully preserve our harvest. So far we've lost ...
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What is killing the ends of tree branches in Virginia?

Over the last 4 weeks here in Virginia, I've notices almost all of the deciduous trees have a handful of branches that were dead in just the last 6-12 inches. My yard has several, small branches that ...
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Which hedge plants can be used for animal preventive fencing?

For a land with medium rainfall which hedge plant species can be used for creating fence. Plants that should prevent entrance of animals like goats and cows and ideally its leaves should not be edible ...
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Is it possible to use terracotta pots as wicking chambers for self-watering planter boxes?

I'd like to build a self-watering planter from wood made watertight with something like rubber pond liner. This would be larger than just a self-watering pot, dimensions around 2' by 4' and a planting ...
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What is the sequence of taking out moss with a moss killer?

I have a bit of moss growing in an area towards the back of the lawn with a 40-45° incline. I want to clean and mulch the area, so I am thinking of getting rid of the moss first. I have a bunch of ...
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Planted coriander roots which grew well for a week & now started dying

I have planted a dozen coriander roots last weekend. They grew out from the soil, nice and green for the 1st few days. But a week later they have now stopped growing. They seem to be dying honestly. I ...
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How to deal with nutrients reacting with each other

I did a soil test and as expected my sandy soil came back low in almost everything but calcium with 8.4 pH and very low organic matter. I'm not worried about micronutrients as I could probably foliar ...
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Transplanting and growing Jerusalem thorns

When our contractor graded the ground near our Jerusalem thorn trees, apparently he spread a lot of seeds, as we now have about 20 of them sprouting up on the as-yet unlandscaped ground. I would like ...
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Identifying a succulent and trying to propagate it

There are many succulent pictures online, but quite a few match this one we have had for some time. over the last week or two it shot out the pictured shoots with flowers. So I'm wondering, would it ...
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I need help with plant identification

This plant has fuzzy, oblong leaves with a center fold. The flowers are about 2 inches long, white, tubular with petals on the ends and are on tall reddish stems. The plant blooms in summer and was ...
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How do I salvage my dried up lemon tree?

my lemon tree is about 2 years old and it was in good shape. I went on vacation this month and the tree wasn't watered for 2 weeks. Now all the leaves are dried up and the stem feels dry too. I ...
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Why does my basil have brown edges, yellowy spots, and split ends?

There seem to be all sorts of problems with my basil but I can't figure the cause of it. I've had it for a few weeks after buying it at the grocery store and it's been through a bit. I transplanted it ...
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Fuji Apple Tree Trunk Problems

starting to get some trunk issues on a young fuji apple tree. We are also seeing tiny black ants attacking spots and trying to make holes. Can anybody give some advice on what this is or how we can ...
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Two potatoes in container are bad — are the remaining potatoes affected?

I'm growing potatoes in containers. I just turned out one container to harvest the potatoes. Two of the potatoes were gelatinous and foul, as in the photo: Update: these weren't the seed potatoes, ...
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What kinds of larvae/maggots/worms are these?

While I was repotting my rosemary, I discovered several, fairly large, worm-like creatures (see images below; I found more after taking the picture, but they look the same as the other ones). For ...
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Can you put a celery stalk /plant in a fishtank and it sirvive

started my celery stock in a bowl in my kitchen and it was in the bowl for about 4 months with no air bubbler or anything just good sunlight I never changes the water and only add when the water got ...
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Care and feeding of my mature redwoods on my property in Northern California (25 miles from the coast)

My mature redwoods look very stressed right now. I do not have any irrigation system. I have to use a hose. How often should I water them? How much should I water each time? Does adding mulch near ...
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Dried herb identification - is it sage?

I bought this herb today under the pretense of it being white sage. I've been investigating images of white sage variations since returning home and haven't been able to confirm if it is really white ...
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What is this caterpillar in my flowers?

I found dozens of these in my flowering plants. What should I do?
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Pest damaged central leader on young Thuja

It seems an insect chewed and effectively severed new tender growth at the topmost portion (central leader) of my young Thuja plicata: How will the tree respond to this? Does it continue growing ...
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Why is the color fading on my variegated rubber plant?

The normal vibrant color is fading from my variegated rubber plant. I've made the mistake of overwatering it in the past, but was about a year ago. Is this a residual hangover from that time? Or is ...
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How far apart should I plant cherry laurel as trees?

A lot of online planting sites recommend 2-3 feet apart if I want a dense hedge quickly. However, I want my cherry laurels to grow as small trees. I know they can be as tall as 40-50 ft, so how far ...
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Half of a zucchini fruit is yellow. Is this a reason to worry?

So, one side is nice green with white dots as usual, but the other side (the side on the less blurry part of the picture) is yellow instead of green. Is this some disease? I've gotten normal looking ...
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Splitting 1 Zone into 2

My front (small) and back (large) yard were put on the same zone. My front yard is in direct sunlight with little shade while my back yard is completely shaded. So watering them the same amount wastes ...
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How do I get my Monstera deliciosa plant to grow upwards instead of sideways?

Most of the leaves on my Monstera plant grow sideways, rather than upwards. What causes this? How do I make the leaves grow vertically? For context, I've had my Monstera for about a year. I recently ...
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Which type of grass to seed over a septic tank?

I recently moved to a new house in Greece (Mediterranean climate). Unfortunately the septic tank is in the middle of the front yard and on top of it nothing is grown. It is quite large and made by ...

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