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What is my apricot tree problem?

My apricot tree seem to be so weak. And had dead branch ends which I cut off. I have other apricot trees around this tree that drink almost same amount of water and are healthy. But two of my trees ...
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English Ivy plant dying, with white spots at the base

I have a four to five year old English Ivy plant with up to 10 feet (3 m) long vines. Three months ago I changed its pot and it remained healty for a while. Now, all of a sudden, its branches have ...
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Should I deadhead campanula?

My campanula has started drying the flowers. Though all of the branches are completely dried out. Some still have few flowers. Is this a good time to deadhead my campanula for flowering again?
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Can my hemlock trees be saved?

I am not entirely sure they are hemlock trees. They were not doing so hot when I moved in 2015, but I think it's getting worse over the past few years. They are located near Albany, New York State, ...
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My ficus tree is not growing anymore

Something is wrong with my ficus tree. Every winter the leaves fall completely and in the summer they do not grow as normal. The tree does not develop leaves as it used to and it has a lot of dead ...
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Ming Aralia is turning yellow and dropping branches

I've had my Ming Aralia for about 2.5 years now and it would occasionally drop leaves and branches. As of this spring (approx 1.5 months ago) the leaf and branch dropping accelerated to the point that ...
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One part of Blueberry bush blooming, rest of plant appears dormant or dead

I recently purchased what is now my first dwarf blueberry plant. On this plant, at the end of a large, thick vertical cane, are a few green branches that have some small seeds and the 'early green ...
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Japanese Maple shrub dying

My husband and I purchased a home in Sterling, VA (zone 6b) about 4 years ago. There are two Japanese Maple shrubs out front. Since we've purchased the house, one of them comes back less and less ...
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How should I treat a weigela bush with a large section of dead branches?

I have two weigela bushes which have been healthy for at least five years. (That's how long we've lived here, so I can't say their exact age.) I don't know the specific variety, but it has variegated ...
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How to ensure survival and growth of broken cactus

For a while now the top of my cactus had been dislodged from the rest of it, the dislodged area is brown and dead, but since the accident the area below it has also stopped growing. After 2 years of ...
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Uses for grapevine branches?

It is the time of year when I start to cut back my rampant grape vines. I usually tie them together and leave them for the birds to nest, but this year I am creating a hugelkultur bed and I was ...
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What should I do to prevent citrus trees from “burned” branches? [duplicate]

I have 6 citrus trees which I treat same way but 2 of them have this problem and about 3 months ago 1 smaller has not survived. As a fertilizer I use agro nitrogen - phosphorus - potassium: 5 - 6 – 6 ...
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How can I revive a Meyer Lemon Tree with no leaves?

Here is what my Meyer Lemon Tree looks like: No leaves anymore. Is there a chance that it will ever revive itself?
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What is the best method/saw to cut through tough palm tree fronds with? (30-foot Queen Palms)

I have a pole saw with a typical pruning saw blade and it works great on fresh green palm fronds (which I really shouldn't be cutting, but I don't want them touching my roof line) but the ones that I ...
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What can I do with a dead bonsai that was an anniversary gift? [closed]

For our anniversary, my wife gave me a ficus bonsai tree. About 2 months ago, it suddenly lost all its leaves. We took it to a garden store that specializes in bonsais, and we were told that it had ...
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What should I do with a wind-harmed tree that will not regrow leaves?

This tree was planted in May 2011 in Dallas, Texas. Unfortunately the month or so following were some of the windiest we've had and all of the leaves it had at the time were blown off and the tree ...
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What is this tan dried wood on my citrus tree?

On my tangelo tree, I have a lot of tan branches that are dried and don't have vegetation. What is causing this and should it be thinned off? I'm wondering if it has any relation to the desired tan ...
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Shaping my new bonsai

We are working on this bonsai and would like some expert advice. Should we cut more sub-branches? Is it ok if the main branch is bending towards one side? Or should we cut it to make it straight? ...
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Part of fruit cocktail tree has died

I have a fruit cocktail tree that I planted on 1 June 2013, around 9 to 10 weeks ago, and one of the 3 grafted branches appears to have died. The tree originated from Dave Wilson Nursery. Here is an ...