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Drying a pot of fresh soil vs drying a pot of soil with bugs

I was trying to dry a fresh pot of soil that I bought from a local store and a pot soil that had been exposed with bugs in it (ants/ flies/creepy crawlies). After about 3 weeks, the pot of fresh soil ...
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Can anyone identify these small orange growths? They're just over an inch long and just appeared in my North Florida backyard

These small orange growths are just over an inch long and just appeared in my North Florida backyard. The skin surface is smooth and they look almost like small bell peppers, but still different. I'm ...
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Grow carambola/starfruit in a pot?

Can a carambola tree grow in a pot in the Caribbean? I'm visiting a friend in Florida and he has a carambola tree in his backyard. Can I just take one of the fruits and plant it in a big pot? Or ...
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Plant ID Needed - making my dog sick!

Does anyone know what kind of plant this is in the photos? My dog keeps eating the leaves, and it makes him sick.
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White mold or insects on magic basil plant

I have these little things all over a magic basil plant and they seem to be spreading to other nearby herbs as welll: They look kind of like insects but they're not moving so it could be some kind of ...
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Do plants need to be re-hardened after being brought back inside?

I have ~2 month old bell pepper and heirloom tomato plants that have been spending the last month outdoors in full sun. Unfortunately I'm leaving on a 10-day trip, and will be keeping them watered ...
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What are these tiny white spider-like bugs in my soil and on plants?

Since we bought some soil from Tescos recently, we've suddenly had an influx of lots of tiny white bugs in our soil. We have had spider-mites and aphids before, but these don't look like either (as ...
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What are the benefits of greenhouses and how do they work?

What are the pros and cons of greenhouses and how do they work? What are their limitations? How does one plan and build one? What is necessary to maintain the plants inside optimally? I am in Central ...
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Should i use rocks in a (VERY) large container for gardening? (no drainage)

Alright so, i"m starting a large project and i have two current plans, i"m not very sure which to go with. I'm extremely new to gardening I'm in coastal north carolina, lots of rain. For my eagle ...
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How to move a bare root plant from one place to another?

There is a small plant at my office garden, about 15 cm tall (6 inches), and it has a flower. I live at about 40 min away from my work place. I want to take it home, where I will plant it in a small ...
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What plants will bloom in the fall in my yard in Seattle?

I'm looking for suggestions on what to plant in my front yard. I live in Seattle and summer will be over within a month, so I would like something that blossoms later in the year to give it some color ...
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Please help me identify this UK plant

This has been growing in my vegetable patch and I am not sure what it is. This structure is growing at the end of a 30cm stem and there are a few of them growing quite close together.
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What type of berry is this?

Bought this plant in a local supermarket but cannot remember what it is. The berry itself looks like a small raspberry but shiny like a blackberry. It tastes sweet.
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I need advice about a Dipladenia (related to Mandevilla)

I need advice about a Dipladenia that I bought today. I actually thought that it was a type of Mandevilla, until I got it home and Googled the name. It is in the same family, and needs the same type ...