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Can I reuse the lower portion of soil or pot that had fungus gowing in it?

I had a plant with a fungus growing in the soil. I have since replanted the plant with new soil and in a new pot. Since the old pot was rather big, I am wondering if I could reuse some of the soil in ...
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How to branch indoors grown mango?

I have this mango tree, which is about 7-8 years old and 150cm - 200cm high. But its still not branching, still only growing new straight trunk. How do I make it to branch abit? Should I prune it? If ...
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Why are 2 rosemary plants in the same potters getting woody at a very different pace

I recently bought a couple rosemary arp plants and have them in my mini indoor greenhouse. Ive been noticing that one of them is turning woody at a much faster pace whereas the other has almost all ...
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Are these aphids that I've found in my indoor greenhouse and trying to figure out what this caterpillar like creature is?

So I've started up a little indoor herb garden/green house about a month and a half ago.I should preface by saying I'm relatively new to the gardening game. I've basically just used some greenhouse ...
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Can anyone tell me what I have planted?

I have a feeling it could be beetroot but not totally sure.
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Monstera: odd stalk growing sideways?

This odd rough stalk in the center of the image has been growing sideways for a few weeks now, what is it?
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What is this growing in the soil of indoor plant?

What is the yellow thing protruding from the soil? Should I dig it out? Also there appears to be white mineral deposits at the top of the soil This is an indoor aloe vera plant in a pot.
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How to revive my rubber plant

I have a rubber plant, it’s a good 4/5ft tall & up until August it was thriving! It was my grandmas, & she passed away. From August-January the house was empty, we would visit maybe once a ...
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White dots on pepper plant leaf. Which nutrient/fungal problem?

Consider the attached pictures of some leaves of my pepper plant. There are white dots on the backside of the leaf which correspond to regions of mild translucency on the face of the leaf. Further, ...
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Looking for a plant for my appartement

I already killed a cactus because of mold/ humidity. And a Yucca by lack of sun light. And I'm looking for a new plant.. The plant will be siting, right next to a window touching the wall. Windows is ...
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Coleus wilting, unsure why

My coleus plant was thriving about 2 weeks ago, it even flowered for the first time. I repotted it into a bigger pot and watered it, the soil is not dry and I don’t believe I over watered it, no sign ...
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Cat Palm! Please help

Please help! I don't know what to do to make my Cat Palm start doing better. I've tried everything that I can think of. I only use distilled water. At first the tips started to turn brown. And then ...
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Self watering planters. Top watering strategies

There really isn’t much definitive information on self watering pots. I’ve planted 3 6ft tall fiddle leaf plants in a Lechuza 43cm pot. The pot instructions say every third watering fill the reservoir ...
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Question about illumination for moss

I'm about to open my store and I built my logo with moss in a coconut fiber board (sticking little parts of moss with gardening wire to the board). I wanna hang it on the wall and direct a light ...
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Monstera: 2 new stalks, only one survived?

Recently 2 new stalks started simultaneously to grow from the same base of my Monstera. You can see them below: You've probably noticed that one thrived and became a beautiful new leaf! The other ...
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Indoor Yucca is dying after cut/repot

I bought a Yucca in fall 2018: It was growing so big as I have plenty of sun and was so beautiful: I google and read it was possible to split the plant, repot, cut the base as well so I did it as I ...
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Tomatoes not growing from seed

Hi can you grow tomatoes on your windowsill to grow outside on 22nd March and beyond? I tried a few years back and got some tasty tawny tomatoes (Can't remember the date I planted) But have tried some ...
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Need help determining all possible locations for growing plants

I am creating a social media website for gardeners. One of the features is that gardeners can create their own garden journals. A user can indicate in the garden journal where he or she is growing the ...
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Can you overwinter garlic in a basement?

Back in the fall I planted garlic for the first time. Unfortunately, we had a mild winter (or, anyway, it got cold late and didn't stay cold consistently), and the garlic sprouted too early and then ...
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Identification of flowering houseplant

It resembles an Aloe or Agave maybe a Pandanus, I am not sure. The leaves are spiky. The flower seems to be on its way out, but more or less it looked the same before I took the pictures. Long stalk, ...
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Are there any ways to combat the Bibio lanigerus?

For the last year I've had small black flies (1-2mm) in my house. I also noticed that some of my plants were slowly dying, and when removing one from the pot I saw small silver (1mm) larvae undergound ...
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Cat Palm has browning leaves

Recently I purchased a Cat Palm (about 3 weeks ago) and its leaves have begun turning yellow. It is definitely an issue with the watering schedule as it has improved right after watering's. The Plant ...
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Why are my cucumbers wilting?

So i have been growing potted cucumbers for roughly 5 weeks now but they have been starting to like they are wilting in the last couple of days. I water them about once a week and measure the soil ...
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Dracaena leaves becoming brown

I started to see the end of my dracaena's leafs becoming burned, then later the other leafs started to became brown-ish. See the photo below. I put some organic fertiliser and later left it outside, ...
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Leaves dropping from young variegated lemon tree

I have a young, indoor, variegated lemon tree that I purchased in November 2020. This is my first tree and I live in PA. I understand that the climate here is not optimal for this type of tree. Leaf ...
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What kind of plant is my little plant here?

(Please forgive the Instagram format -- it's the best picture I have of it!) ETA: I'm thinking maybe it's a leggy Kalanchoe?
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Indoor Mango leaves drooping and brown

Environment: I have been growing a mango plant indoors from the pit in a clay pot for roughly 2-3 months. I live in Canada and it is currently Winter. I have a 6000K grow light which points directly ...
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Can an indoor Birds of Paradise thrive in gardening soil?

I bought gardening soil by accident and I have a beautiful and large BoP that I'm repotting. I am curious if gardening soil will be OK for this plant.
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pineapple houseplant tipped and stem disturbed at ground level

When returning my pineapple plant to its usual spot, the central stem almost snapped at ground level. I propped up the plant with a stake, but want to know if there is anything else to do to ensure ...
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Monstera brown spot in leaves

I started to see that the leaves of Monstera started to have a brown spots. Here is all the details and photos. Can you please help me identify the reason of the issue and how to fix this and prevent ...
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How to care for calathea plants

I have chosen to grow Calathea as an indoor plant, but how should I care for them? How should I overcome the problems that occur during their growth?
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Dracaena Propagation/thicker trunk

I have 3 questions about my Dracaena! She currently has 3 nodes off the main trunk. If I cut the trunk in half, will these nodes die? Secondly, I've seen some Dracaenas with incredibly thick trunks, ...
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Cat Palm drooping/dying?

My cat palm seems to be dropping quite a bit. Is this normal? Is it meant to droop so much? I also see some brown on the roots. I’m very new to indoor plants hence asking because I don’t want it to ...
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How to encourage a Dracaena marginata to grow for its trunk?

We have a Draceana marginata for 3-4 years now that is generally growing well and happy. We have cut it back last summer, propagated the cuttings and planted them back to the mother plant's pot to get ...
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Help identifying this plant from Cali to CO

I have a friend who gave me this plant to look after. They were concerned it was dying and want me to bring it back. Can anyone tell me what it is? On closer inspection, it produces a sticky sap ...
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Orchid buds yellow and fall off

I have this white flower orchid (Phalaenopsis), for many years now. I got it as a present once, I think more than 15 years ago. And ever since it survived and produces new branches each year, but... ...
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Bird of Paradise leaves dying/drying out with central pallor

Photo 1 was presumably from a spider mite infection that was (hopefully) resolved, but this past week a newer leaf started to deteriorate (photo 2). I water it when it completely dries out in the ...
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Will my Kentia Palm die?

I have two Kentia palms that I’ve had for a couple months now, and they’ve been doing really well with a lot of new growth - until yesterday when I noticed these brown, and crispy leaves at the bottom ...
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Help! Signs of over and under watering

My bird of paradise is showing signs of over watering (new leaf has brown and yellow edges) but one of my older leaves is dry, crispy and dead!
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White patches on leaves on my indoor lime tree

I have an indoor lime plant that flourished through its first winter. Then, scale invaded, and I have been busy taking it to the shower and carefully cleaning leaf by leaf and stem by stem. The most ...
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Please help save my Dracaena Compacta

Is my Dracaena compacta dying? This is a Hydroculture plant. I’ve only had it for 1 month and it has started developing brown and yellow tips. Some leaves have gone brown and fallen off. I water it ...
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Indoor Avocado plant dying in winter

I grew my avocado plant from seed this spring. It’s been doing amazing, water it every 5 days or so and sits directly in the sun. I live in Canada and now our winter is hitting my avocado pretty hard. ...
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Help with identifying plant (Pink Stem, Green leaves)

As can be seen in the image, the plant has a pink stem, pale green leaves, and grows close to the ground. It is also probably native to the Indian Subcontinent. (I currently live in Southern India.) ...
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Repotting Monstera in Winter (UK)

I have had my Monstera Deliciosa since March 2020, it's still relatively small (maybe five big leaves) but has become very top heavy and looks like it has outgrown it's current pot. It is also growing ...
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Can you tell me what plant this is (pic attached)?

I took a small cutting of this, a few weeks ago. It is now four feet long and very tough. Can anyone tell me what it is?
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Why is my otherwise healthy indoor meyer lemon dropping so many leaves?

I have a meyer lemon tree indoors that appears very healthy except that it is losing all its leaves. As such, I'm worried that it's actually dying. I've checked the other answers on Gardening SE ...
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How can I save my dying cat palm?

I bought my cat palm in July and it lived outside until the weather turned cold. It’s been indoors for a couple of months now and I fear that I over watered it once and it caused multiple leaves to ...
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Need to identify plants

I have 2 plants I got as gifts and don’t know how to care for them. Anyone have any idea what they are? One has thick. Curved leaves, if you can even call them that. It has a layer of short, fur like ...
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What causes yellow spots on Calathea Warscewiczii's leafs?

So I bought this Calathea about two weeks ago and the leafs were like that when I got it, however, for preventative measures, I'm wondering what causes these yellow spots on the leaf like that. Is it ...
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What is growing on the edge of my flower pots? (indoor)

On the edge of three of my flower pots is growing this white hairy layer after I returned from a two weeks vacation. The other pots are not affected while standing in the same room. I gave plenty of ...

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