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Are black spots on Areca Palm contagious to other flowers?

I read here that those black spots caused by either bacteria of fungus aren't bad for my Majesty/Areca palm, but are they bad for other flowers which will be next to the palm? Will they become ...
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How can we save the trees in our historical garden from dying?

Our historical building is located in a big garden with 2700 pine trees in Khaf city, Iran, and about 300 trees have died. Is there anything we can do to save these huge trees? Khaf city has warm ...
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What is this disease is this on my basil and mint?

I have a mint and a basil right next to each other. First the mint and then the basil developed a similar leaf disease. Any advice is appreciated.
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Pineapple leaf discoloration?

Can some tell me what’s going on with my plant? I have not done anything different and this started when we moved it inside.
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Will interwoven espaliered fruit trees of different types hurt or inhibit each other?

Suppose I want to espalier a row of trees into a woven boundary, something like this: Would it matter if the trees were of different types (e.g. apple, pear, cherry, plum)? Will the interwoven ...
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Can These Plants Be Saved?

I believe the more dead one is sage. How should I help it? Also the plant with brown ends on the stems is mint. Should I cut off the brown bits? I don't care about harvesting or eating them I mostly ...
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How to stop ax getting stuck in log when splitting wood?

As a noob wood cutter I've watched a bunch of YouTube videos, but the thing I never see is the person getting their ax stuck in the log. I know you can turn the log upside down to free the ax but why ...
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I need help getting ridding of this weed in my flower garden

Can someone identify this weed and tell me how to stop it from coming back?
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need to identify a perennial that has black arrowhead shape on leaves?

I have a perennial plant that has dark brown arrowhead shape on green leaves, in the fall long tiny red seed heads. What is it?
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Are my pineapple plant and papaya plant saveable?

I have a white pineapple (sugarloaf pineapple), and a papaya tree that that were growing all spring and summer in Salt Lake City, UT. They were both doing very well, and I was planning on taking them ...
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Best plant to provide barrier hedge

I need a good hedge plant that can act as a barrier between back and side garden. The area can get a lot of wind and gets late sun. At present there is ivy that has been there for years over a ...
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Liriope muscari - why no flowers?

I live in west Essex, England. Several years ago I planted a group of three Liriope muscari in partial shade in very heavy clay soil. They flowered the first year, but have not done so since and haven'...
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Why are my tomato plant leaves turning brown, shriveling, dying?

This has been progressive over the last 6 weeks, leaves turning dry, brown and getting very thin and shriveling like paper on a Tomato "Blue Berries" cherry tomato plant. The closest I could guess ...
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Strange plant or weed?

This decided to grow in with my Christmas cactus! What is it? I have had the cactus for years. Needed to add potting soil to it, and I think that's where this came from.
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What plant is this seed of?

I live in NY Long island and of course it's fall season
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Dirt mound in backyard

I see several dirt mounds in my backyard. These are usually around 6 inches in diameter with no obvious hole caused by an animal. Can you please help me identify what is causing it and also how to ...
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Indoor lucky bamboo

I was given a small stalk and now it is in gravel in a Ball jelly canning jar. How do I care for it, when do I transplant, do I put it in soil or gravel, and how to properly water it? Currently it is ...
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Identify plant?

Can anyone help me identify this plant. Someone told me In passing that it needs to be pruned back every Fall, but I’d like to read up on the specifics first. Thanks for your help!
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How to straighten a leaning Ponytail Palm?

My Ponytail Palm spends the warmer months outdoors and grew substantially this year. Unfortunately it is also growing very much to the side now, presumably because it was trying to find sunlight. I’m ...
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Would Ganoderma Applanatum be edible after using it well to make a mushroom tea? [closed]

I consume a lot of mushroom products, and found that Ganoderma Applanatum makes a great tea. Can I consume the mushroom after making it into a vanilla flavor tea a couple times, and becomes well ...
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How can I have lettuce growing year-round?

I've got this lettuce, similar to the red leaf, ruffly variety. It seems to grow only during summer and autumn. I can't coax it into sprouting from the seeds I harvest at any other time of year, which ...
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What is this large leafed tree?

We found this tree in Southern Illinois a few miles from the Kentucky line. Can you identify this large-leafed tree? Here's a photo of the tree and of a dried leaf.
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Name of this plant So i can propagate it

I purchased this plant from Market there was no mention of it's name but i liked it very much. Any one know whats the name of it and whats the best way to propagate it.
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storing my electric lawn mower over winter

I live in southern NM where it is dry most of the time, for this winter I must store it outside. Is encasing it in plastic a good idea? Should I cut a slit to let out humidity or water condensation ...
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San Pedro tipped over and broke

My San Pedro has been growing quite a lot the past 2 years, but very thin. It was windy the other day and found him tipped over. Not completely broke in half, only half way. So I tipped him back right ...
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Is my rubber plant unhappy?

I bought this ficus a week ago. Already one leaf has dropped and another has these weird spots – but at the same time one new leaf has come through green and another looks to be on its way. Are the ...
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How do I propagate chaga?

I found some chaga today growing on a birch tree, and want to propagate it at home. How do I propagate chaga on a birch tree?
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Help identifying two unique house plants

I was gifted two very unique houseplants and have no idea what they are or how to care for them. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!!! 1 is very woody stemed plant with both dark green, ...
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What kind of cactus is this?

I just bought this plant but I am now realizing that I have no idea what it is, so looking up care tips is much more difficult than anticipated. Would you be able to help me identify it?
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Controlling leaf litter in a pond

I’m thinking of constructing a small pond with a simulated waterfall or cascade - maybe more of a large water feature than a pond - near my house in the woods. I’m surrounded by large hardwood trees. ...
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Is my cactus dying? Or what is this?

So I just bought this cactus two weeks ago. First cactus or plant I’ve ever had. When I got it the plant was dry af. So I watered it a little bit and every 2 days or so I put it on the window sill ...
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Is this evergreen with yellow branches sick?

There is an evergreen in front of my apartment. In just a few days, many of its branches have turned yellow. Last week it still looked fine. Is this expected, or is the tree sick? Is there anything I ...
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Does anyone know what flower this is

I’ve been trying to figure out what this flowers called it kind of reminds me of a fly trap if anyone knows please let me know
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One Thread Graft - Two Branches? (Cherry)

Once a thread graft has fully and truly succeeded, will the “entry” side of the scion reverse its direction of growth (and survive) if you cut it ‘long’ thus creating two branches for the price of a ...
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Giving Miracle Gro fertilzer to prayer plant

The instructions on the Miracle Gro package says "Mix 1/4 tsp in 0.5 gallon water". Yet, the prayer plant (Maranta leuconeura) needs very little water every day (if at all) and fertilizer once every ...
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Identification of a shrub

white variegated leaves Fall blooms of crimson red dainty flowers Currently in Zone 6
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What is the best way to get burdock sticker pieces out of cloth gloves? [closed]

I went mushroom hunting last weekend, and my gloves got full of burdock sticker pieces. How do I effectively remove all the burdock seed pieces? Should I wash them with the seed pieces in it to get ...
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What is the eucalyptus-like tree?

The white peeling bark looks like eucalytpous, but the leaves look like Lophostemon confertus (Brisbane box). Found in urban setting in Inglewood, California. Thanks
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Broadleaf evergreens for an unheated greenhouse?

I have built a small greenhouse (unheated; Canadian zone 5). I built it so that I could have a place to go in winter where there are green leafy things to look at. What are some pleasant-looking, ...
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How low of temperature can hot pepper plants tolerate?

How low of of temperatures can my hot pepper plants (I have a few different types) tolerate overnight? What about the fruit (some is ripe, some is not) on the plants? I have a few nights forecasted ...
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Can I touch the leaves of my pinguicula?

Is it safe for both me and the plant if I touch the leaves of my pinguicula plants? Are there any precautions I should take or things I should avoid doing?
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Name of this Vine

I was passing by a school and i saw this vine and i like the shape of leaves of this vine so took a cutting from it, does anyone know the name of this I plant the cutting of it in mixture of peat ...
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Name of this Tree/Plant

I bought this Tree/Plant from nursery but dont know the name in English. It has sweet fragrance to it.
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Can I save my Dwarf Umbrella (Schefflera) Tree?! It's suddenly dying (possibly my cat?!)

Wondering if I can still "save" this dying branch on my dwarf umbrella tree (Schefflera) houseplant?? I've never had much luck when it came to house plants but this one was really growing on me (ha! ...
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I was wondering what species of tree this was, I need to know for my studies and curiosity

I need to know the species of this tree as I am studying at college and need to be able to recognise trees, and I guess the trees near me would be a good start. The leaves are elliptical, serrate and ...
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What is this mass of ground cover with rose-pink “bead” head flowers

I have this ground cover plant all over my mostly shady back yard. It is tiny, flat, close to the ground with dark green pointy leaves and a little taller stem with rosy pink "bead" flowers on top. I ...
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Do tomatoes produce seeds that are true to the parent plant's characteristics?

I had an unusual tomato plant this year with off leaf formations. It seemed to fruit reasonably well despite this. If I collect and grow on seeds from this plant can I expect to see similar ...
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Green and red chillies on same plant

We moved to our house in the late summer and found a plant in the garden full of long green chilis. It produced well into the autumn and all chillies were green. Then, in the spring, it started to ...
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Curly avocado leaves

Morning, everybody! I was hoping you could help me with my little avocado plant. Its' leaves started to curl up. I thought it was from overwatering, but now I only water it once a week and it still ...
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Can puffball spores survive freezing?

I'm trying to inoculate the yard with puffball scraps, and was wondering if the fresh spores on the lawn will be able to survive freezing so I can get several in the yard next year.

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