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The reproductive organs of most garden plants.

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My beets are bolting, how long until seeds are ready?

I recently harvested my beetroots, and left the 3 best ones to get some seeds from. They are already bolting and have a truss with what looks will be the seeds. How long does it takes until the seeds ...
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Methodology and resources for planning a perennial flower garden

I'm new to landscaping and completely unfamiliar with different types of flowers and bulbs. What is the best way to plan a small perennial flower garden? Is there a website with charts comparing ...
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Flowers bend down - anything I can do?

planted a lot of bulbs and when they flower - pretty much all of them fall to the ground. Was wondering if I can do anything to make them grow up and straight? Anything that I’m missing? For the ...
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What flowers will bloom in winter in hot climate?

I'm looking for flowers (annual, perennial, shrubs etc...) that will bloom throughout the winter time in a warm climate. Larnaka, Cyprus, USDA zone 10/11, temperatures don't drop below 0. So far I ...
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Can anyone tell me the name of this flower?

I have came across this flower in Turkey Bodrum and I would like to know the name of this flower. Thank you in advance.
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peace lily not flowering properly

Why are my peace lily flowers only growing halfway up? The leaves are beautiful and they are strong. The flowers continue to grow except you can't see them because they are inside the leaves. They ...
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Lavender turning brown

AFEO7.jpg I've looked at the roots and they seemed to be ok, whiteish. has anyone encountered this before?
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Canna lily leaves turning brown

i was wondering why those leaves are turning brown. i've searched over the web and i'm getting answers like "it may need more water" and on the other hand "you might be overwatering it". would ...
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First year to grow gladiolus and they all seem to be the same colors?

I planted a ton of gladioli this year and each stalk was suppose to be different colors, there were 7 or 8 different colors they could be but for some reason they are all pretty much orange. The first ...
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Portulacas (moss rose) bloom for 1 day then wither?

To my understanding, they are suppose to bloom longer than 1 day. Each stem has 2 to 3 buds on top and each opens on different days but each one opens for 1 day, closes in the afternoon then withers ...
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What went wrong with my orchids?

Can anyone tell me what did I do wrong and how can I take better care of these flowers?
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Rose leaves are getting yellow

I have rose plants in my home garden and they are quite old like 3 years. This plant was doing so good but suddenly it's leaves are started getting yellow and fell down. Even the new tiny leaves are ...
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What are these very saturated-purple flowers?

I found these flowers in Saint-Petersburg, Russia in the end of July, growing near a house, apparently planted by someone along with lots of other flowers. These look very saturated purple: my phone ...
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What are these red flowers and green plants?

I am in Pacific Northwest. It is end of July. These are blooming and look beautiful. I want to know what they are. Usually this time of the year, no more flowers. I believe #1 is nasturtium? #3 is ...
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Does anyone know why my pepper leaves are curling up?

I looked up the web, some said it was calcium, some said overheating or too much sun. do you guys know what may be the reason?
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What to do with Tulip bulbs bought in the summer?

I normally plant bulbs in the fall however I was just in Amsterdam and the tulip bulbs were so cheap I couldn't resist! Should I plant them when I get home or store them (if so how) until October?
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What is wrong with my Hydrangeas

My hydrangeas were looking beautiful until a few weeks ago. Then I started noticing that some of their leaves had these gray powdery looing spots on them, their blooms started having brown spots and ...
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Can I hand pollinate a single aloe vera plant?

I was wondering if i can simply pollinate one aloe Vera plant myself? I've checked the web but i found one video on YouTube where he has a lot of aloe plants and I wasn't sure if i needed two kinds ...
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Is my Hydrangea dying?

I have some Hydrangeas potted in front of my house (facing north) and something is wrong with one of them. The others are doing great and they all get the same amount of water and sunlight so I don't ...
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What is wrong with these evergreen trees?

Can anyone identify what kind of evergreen trees are these and what is wrong with them
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How long does it take Jasminum Sambac seeds to germinate?

Does anybody know how long does it take a Jasminum Sambac (AKA Arabian Jasmine) seed to germinate? Or how much light/water do they need? I could only find how to propagate them but not growing them ...
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The color variations of Mirabilis Jalapa flowers

I have few Mirabilis Jalapa plants on the side of my yard. The colors of their flowers are pink, white,yellow, and orange. But,only the plant with the orange flowers grow well, while the others seem ...
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Do these verbenas need deadheading?

I bought these verbenas thinking they don't need deadheading but there is something wrong with them and I don't understand if they need to be cleaned from the dead flowers or if there is something ...
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What is happening to my flowers? Brown egg like balls? Flattened from stem

My flowers were growing wonderfully and in a nice bush form, a few days ago it started to flatten outwards. Thought it may have been due to some animal (my cat), but today I have found these brown egg ...
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Chrysanthemums and double orange blossom

I have a chrysanthemum with a second bloom emerging from within a bloom . I also have a double orange blossom grown from a cutting , which has both single and double blossoms , are one or both unusual ...
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Caterpillar/Worm/Moth Larva eating my Petunias

Will I be able to take care of the issue by vigilantly hunting these creatures (which manages my snail problem fairly well), or do I need chemicals, mantises, Wile E. Coyote style traps, etc.? Most ...
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What is this small plant with bunches of small white flowers that look like roses

I am in souther ontario and was told this is a perennial plant. What are care instructions? Here is a picture with my finger right next to a full sized flower:
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What is this giant 50cm flower?

I found this in a garden in the French Alps at 275m high, any ideas what it is? The red bit is about 40cm and the green is about 50cm.
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Why does my lotus plant look like this?

I was wondering why are the leaves dying some information : 1)I have tuff soil spread around the large container and the seeds burried. 2)The plant sees direct sunlight most of the day. 3)I have 3 ...
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Are my petunias dying?

Can anyone tell what is wrong with my petunias? They get full sun and are watered regularly. I have been fertilizing them once every month with the fertilizer shown below What should I do to make ...
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Why do some of my lotus leaves look like this :

Hi everyone, i would like to understand why some of the leaves are dying, is it too much sun?
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Trying to identify this flower or weed

This came up in my lily patch. Originally it looked like a bud but never bloomed and now it has a pink center and these grass-like (petals?). I don't know what it is or if it's just part of the lily ...
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Summer vegetable garden in SoCal

I know there already is a question answered about which crops to grow in the late summer (August): Late summer vegetable garden in SoCal?. But I'm wondering if there are recommendations for crops to ...
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Why do people say rhubarb flowers, when I've never seen it flower for me?

I have a lot of family that has the same cultivar of rhubarb, but it never seems to flower (from the same mother plant that we split the roots apart over 30+ years). Why do people say that it flowers,...
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What kind of Iris is this?

If it actually is an Iris, that is. I had no idea we had this plant and I had subconsciously grouped it under the non-flowering section. Imagine my surprise when it bloomed all of a sudden! After ...
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My Marigold plant that I started from seed is starting to droop, what do I do?

Please help ASAP I do not want my little plant to die, just last week it was doing spectacular and now nothing.
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What is this flower?

This flower is growing in my back yard out of the wall. I've tried Googling "purple flower yellow center" and similar terms but I can't find an exact match. I'm in North-East England if that's any ...
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I need advice about climbing vines/plants for my handicap ramp

I am having my handicap ramp rebuilt and will have wood lattice installed on both sides. I live right outside Kases City, MO. I want to plant something that can climb on the lattice. I want something ...
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planted 100 tulip bulbs and they did not bloom

I planted over 100 tulip bulbs last fall and 20-30 daffodils.. The tulips never came up. Anyone know what could have caused this? Thanks
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I need information for this plant

I just bought some of these flowers and I need information so I can decide where to plant it. What is the name of this plant? Is it a perennial? How big does it get? Can it survive cold winters ( ...
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Trim/Flashing for Flowerbed Next to House

We installed a flower bed next to our house. The house siding is T1-11. We put weatherproof paper against the house to keep the siding safe from moist dirt, but we would like to put some kind of trim ...
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How to kmow if a young rose is a climber

I bought this young rose and it already has blooms, smaller than the regular rose flowers but I noticed that it's kinda growing horizontally and long stems so I put a stick beside it to support its ...
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Should I cut off hydrangeas' early blooms?

I have some hydrangeas which I keep in the greenhouse because of the very cold winters we get. They have started to bloom but I don't know if thats bad because what I want is more blooms during summer....
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Why did my hydrangea's flowers die?

I bought these hydrangeas yesterday, today the red one's flowers died and the white one"s don't look as good as yesterday either. I haven't watered or repoted them yet. Update: 4 hours after I ...
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Flamingo (Anthurium) leaves turning yellowish

I have this Flamingo plant (Anthrium) for the last month. I use P rich fertilizer on it. Sometimes it gets occasional sunlight (Might be 2 days a week). It is kept in a room where it gets diffuse ...
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Why is my cactus losing its thorns?

I bought this cactus four months ago and it had some fake flowers glued to it. I took them off by force and with them some of the thorns were off too. I was hoping that I wasn't going to harm the ...
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Which Fertilizers to use?

I have a Gardenia, anthrium and peace lily indoors. For my other plants, I use NPK (7+3+6) for the green plants, NPK (3.5 + 6 + 6 ) for blossom plants and another NPK(4+1.5+4) for all purpose. My ...
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Can the african violet be propagated by leafs

I saw this photo of african violet leafs and just wanted to ask if it is really possible to propagate them this way. If anyone tried it and if it works
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What are the ideal conditions of this flower

How can I take care of this flower and what season does it bloom?
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Kalanchoe's stems becoming red and roots growing on them

What are these red stems and the things that look like roots? Do they damage the plant and how should I take care of it?