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Beginner Bonsai Advice

My wife bought me a bonsai but as I am a beginner with it I have no idea where to go or start. Currently I had been putting it outside for sun for four hours and then bringing back inside because that ...
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Peace lily grows another peace lily

What does it mean when my peace lily grow something like new peace lily?
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What's happened to this snake plant? Is it revivable?

I’ve noticed my snake plant seems to have quickly (within a few days) changed from appearing ‘normal’ for the past 18 months to looking like this. I don’t know much about these plants and only ...
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Shade for plants during wet season necessary or not

I have tomatos, beans, chilis, onions, and garlic plants, and also juvenile fruit tree (30cm) avocado, grapes, ficus carica, strawberry, papaya, and I think some outdoor flowers I had oranges sprouts ...
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What disease does my Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) have?

I got this Japanese cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) a month ago and cut it into a bonsai shape. I am new to caring for bonsais or cypresses. I was wondering what these little strings on my new plant's ...
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Black spots on my ruby ficus elastica

Does anyone know what these black spots on my ficus are and how to treat? I had to put it out in the sun when my house was being painted, could it be sunburn? Or maybe a fungus?
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Houseplants not looking good

I recently moved and now my money tree and monstera are getting brown / yellow leaves and leaf drop. I think the monstera is too far gone but any help would be appreciated!!! I had to walk them ...
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I think I have peace lily and the looks not so great

I have kept them around two months and the first time I got it was looking really good and then I can put them into new pot. That’s all I didn’t change the soil and I water it for a few days it just ...
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What is wrong with my plant , how I can save it? [closed]

I need your help to save this plant , I water it when the soil is just dry, I don't know what is the disease
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Why is my tulsi plant drying up?

There are traces of white spots, leaves turning brown from the edge and the plant is dying off. (I don't see evident signs of spider mites, which are present on my other plants and I am using need oil ...
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Tree replanting question

I have a generic question. Can all trees be replanted, by extracting them with all their roots, and, I would guess, also the soil, or are there also some trees that cannot be moved? What are some ...
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Red agleonema has yellowing leaves?

Some of the leaves have stared turning yellow and drooping. The soil is completely dry right now but I was afraid the yellowing was because of overwatering. Please help :)
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Deformed Leaves on Newly Grafted Citrus Tree

I'm reaching out because I've noticed some unusual deformities in the leaves of my Washington Navel Orange tree (grafted in September this year), and I'm a bit puzzled about the cause. I've attached a ...
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Help please my rubber tree

I am new here and I am reading lots of good advice. I have had this plant for 7 years now and it’s been repotted 3 times, I’ve cut back many times where the arms are and the top but it never grows in ...
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What's happening with my chilli leaves?

My chili plant was fine a couple days ago, we had a week of unexpected hot weather (30 celcius) which has now cooled back down to around 22, but I've noticed all the leaves on my plant suddenly look ...
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Vinca ( Madagascar Periwinkle ) leaves are curling and flowers are blooming shriveled looking

Flowers that bloomed a day ago were already shriveled when they bloomed . And the leaves started curling from the bottom up. . I have kept it in the bag that I bought it in and watering it a little ...
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Out of date suppliments to potting mix

I found these expired calcium suppliments while cleaning. Some of them are solid tablets and some are soft gelatin capsules. Now the crazy question is: Can we put these suppliments in the potting mix ...
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Can I save a moldy mango seed that already sprouted?

I started growing this mango seed about aonth a half ago maybe two months. But I know I last watered it like maybe a month ago and it was watered well but a week later after I had I thought I drowned ...
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New chilli plant is wilting and shriveling

I bought a chilli plant and left it indoors by the window in its original pot. It's had two waterings since I bought it, spread about a week apart. I cannot remember exactly when the problems started, ...
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One year old pulmaria losing leaves

I have a less the one year old pulmaria in a pot and the leaves are one by one turning brown shriveling up and dying and falling off one a day. Can you help me stop it? There is nothing on the leaves ...
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My Cat Palm Has Dark Brown Streaks , brown leaf tips & worm bugs coming out of the stem

I’ve had this Cat Palm for about 2 months. It was on clearance at Home Depot & wasn’t super healthy looking when I bought it. I thought I’d try to save it. I have been inconsistent in watering it- ...
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What are these brown spots on my cactus? Are they normal or?

My cactus has these brown spots that are spreading and I’m not sure what they are? I’ve tried adjusting sunlight exposure and how much I water but it doesn’t seem to have changed anything. Some of the ...
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What are the spots on my lilac bush?

I just had someone plant lilac bushes for me and this is what they look like. They don’t seem healthy.
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Spider web everywhere in garden

I am at a point where it is getting fustrated to see spider web everytime I go out in garden, and it get bigger then last one which I take off, today I saw big spider web from my shed from the cloth ...
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Drooping peace lilly! Is it ok?

My peace Lilly is drooping and has brown/ yellow spots. is it overwatering or too dry ? I watered it last week But it was also recently fertilized. The soil is a bit moist around the stems but mainly ...
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Latex paint specs on vegetables in garden

I have extensively searched the internet and looked at related questions on here, but I can't find specific information. Our landlord spray painted the garage with a paint gun and latex paint 2 days ...
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Morning Glory Wilting often and no Blooms

Grew one plant from seed. Was doing well in full sun on a trellis. When intense heat arrived, it began wilting each day. I added more water and it perked up each time. Now the leaves are yellowing....
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Ginkgo Biloba (Autumn Gold) leaves curling up and turning pale / yellow

Here is some background information: The ginkgo was planted this year in spring. We are located in Trois-Rivières (Zone 5a) with full sun exposure The soil is a mixture of sand and clay. Since mid-...
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Browning and dying lotus leaves

Outside pot in Santa Clara County California. Lotus is about 8 years old and has done fine up to this year. Now every single leaf gets brown around the edges, then gradually gets totally brown from ...
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What's wrong with my arugula - yellow/pink leaves

I planted my arugula roughly 6 weeks ago and the small plants were growing very nice and fast. During the last weeks, however, their leaves turned yellow/pink with white spots (maybe mold?) on them. ...
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High value weeds or plants that can replace the chemical treatment of pesticides and herbicides?

I'm working on a project that aims to replace (at least lower) the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides in farming with the use of high value weeds and plants that can naturally replace the ...
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Strange orange orbs inside mandarin fruit

I'm slightly concerned with the sudden appearance of these strange orange blobs that appeared within my mandarin fruit as i was eating it. I must have not noticed them when i initially opened it. What ...
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What are some good options for Black Walnut resistant plants?

So here's the situation: I moved into a house with a monstrous, large black walnut tree. My wife planted her expensive winterized roses. But they died. Evidently the black walnut tree killed them ...
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Plants are wilting and looking sick

This plant (unknown species) has very large leaves and came in a small pot. After about a month of weekly watering (we were told 30-40oz once a week--and usually split half morning, half afternoon) ...
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Help me save a dying tree

I have lived on property for about 12 years. This red tree has been slowly losing leaves every year. Last year was a drought in new England and i though that was the issue. This summer season we have ...
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Is there any way to save it

Unfortunately it was placed in a greenhouse and then the vents closed for a full day or two leaving no ventilation
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Can someone tell me whats wrong with my kalanchoe?

The leaves at the bottom don't grow and other leaves easily fall off. They are too soft
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I need help with keeping a bell pepper and sweet mint healthy and alive

Recently I got two plants from a store; they were a bell pepper and a sweet mint but the bell peppers leaves are drooping and the some of the mint plants leaves are dry and a bit brown. I'm in an RV ...
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Why there is fungus looking outside my pot?

Recently I was watching my plant which has stalled growth. Lately, it feels like there is fungus outside the pot. Is that fungus? Is it coming from inside out? The brown dead plant is coriander.
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Easter Lily Cactus With Orange Spots? [duplicate]

I've had this easter lily cactus for about 5-6 years and it's doing good and even produced baby cactuses that I propagated but its got these orange spots on one side of it and not the other and it's ...
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Yellow lemon tree leaves and fruit dropping

So it’s summertime and I know that lemon trees should be growing fruit. My young tree has been struggling of late with these yellow leaves for while now and it’s dropping a lot of its young fruit. It’...
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Spider plant in my balcony and window

Leaves are turning yellow very fast. I removed the old ones and now again other leaves are turning yellow.It’s rainy season in my city. I water the plant in 3-4 days. Even the soil is moist. And the ...
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Is my rice cactus healthy?

I've had this rice cactus for a few years but lately one of its main "branches" has been falling over. I'm not sure if this is normal for this plant to do or not. And I just want to know if ...
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Need help with insects on bottle gourd leaves

Some of my bottle gourd leaves have thousands of tiny white spots like shown in the pic, and there are tiny brown insects crawling on them. The leaves look like they have sand along the veins. What ...
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How to revive this plant?

I got this snakeplant a month ago and planted it in well drained media. Recently I got out of town forgetting to keep it under shade and it receives a few spells of rain for 3days. Now the leaves are ...
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What is going on with my star jasmine?

I purchased a star jasmine plant a few weeks ago and since then the flowers have died and the leaves have either drooped or turned brown. I was hoping it was just transplant shock since I repotted the ...
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Liquidambar/sweet gum - competing leaders and potential rot in crotches

We have a large, established liquidambar tree with many competing leaders (the trunk is ~1m (3') diameter but 2 m (6') from the ground it divides into 10 or so ~300 mm (12") diameter branches). I'...
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Why Apple plant is dying?

As you can see in photo the leaves seems like they starting to wither/burn. I suspected the stalled growth for a month but now this. How can I save/grow apple plant into a tree?
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Yellowing salvia greggii

I bought an autumn sage a few days ago, it had a few yellow leaves on the bottom but it seemed fine. However now there's yellowing and browning in the flowers too and a lot of the bottom leaves have ...
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My Kentia palm's leafs are turning brown

Iv owned my Palm for almost 3summers now and he was doing really well until recently, I moved to Cornwall last year as we survived the first winter but now he seems to be struggling. Iv cut off the ...
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