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Putting plants into the ground

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Will starfruit grow in planter?

Can a carambola/starfruit tree grow in a planter in the Caribbean? A friend in Florida has a carambola tree in his backyard. Would this fruit grow in a planter? The planter will be in a patio that ...
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Cactus shoots drooping and turning olive

Hey Gardening & Landscaping SE, happy to be a new member! I am concerned for my cactus shoots and hope you are willing to help me out. Short version: My 3,5 months old cactus shoots are starting ...
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Design and effectiveness of seed bombs / seed balls

I recently heard about seed balls (small balls of clay, soil and seeds mostly used to add plants to abandoned areas) and while I very much like the idea I was a little bit skeptical of their ...
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Is it acceptable to plant turmeric vertically?

Will tumeric that you plant with the "stick, hole, cover" method grow well vertically? Basically my planting method is to break off a piece of clean dead stick, push it in the ground, put the ...
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Harvesting Rocky Mountain Bee Plant

I am looking to harvest the seeds from a patch of these Rocky Mountain Bee Plants for replanting. I have never seen them before in 30 years in my area hence why I am interested. Based on this photo ...
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What is this tree? Tell me please

Here is the bark I am just curious and really want to find out
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Transplanting Satsuma Tree and Need to Know the Root System

I want to transplant a satsuma tree, and I need to know what the root system is on satsuma trees. I Have not tried any method, but I need to know how the roots run, and how far from tree to dig so as ...
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Biodegradable material that keeps the termites away

Recently I came across Groasis Growboxx, a biodegradable coccoon that ensures maximum survival rate, and less water being used for their nurturing. This was tested in Urulikanchan, Pune, India. The ...
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Spacing between Silver Birches?

I'd like to plant a small silver birch forest in my little garden. I'm going to plant two rows zigzagging the trees. What is the closest spacing I can use between the silver birches. Thank you
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What's the best place to plant this grape vine?

I purchased a grape vine plant from a nursery today, its called a vitis vinifera, or Flame Seedless. It seems fairly healthy and I would like to plant it now. It is midsummer here in So. Cal and ...
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Root system size and planting distance from smokebush (smoke tree, cotinus coggygria) to wall

Am thinking of planting a smoke bush in an area that is enclosed by a retaining wall, but am concerned about the root system eventually growing big enough to displace the wall. How can I estimate the ...
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Using mulch over cyclamen bulbs

I intend to plant cyclamen coum bulbs this fall. My plan is to lay hardware cloth over the bulbs to protect them from squirrels, and cover that with mulch. Cyclamen coum are very sensitive to planting ...
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Internet says to plant bulbs 3 or 5 times (depending on the bulb) its own depth. What if you're planting in clay soil?

Does the planting depth change when it comes to soil that's more clay then the loamy soil you get at the nurseries? Since clay soil is heavier and has the ability to retain moisture, would it restrict ...
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is it a good idea to throw part of a mushroom in the bottom of every plant hole?

As a hobby mycologist I get a lot of mushrooms in my yard, and I was wondering if it's a bad idea to throw part of a mycorrhizal fungi in the bottom of every hole that I drop a plant into so it can ...
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Is it a bad idea to make coffee ground decomposable baskets when planting?

I've noticed that all the plants I put coffee grounds on are huge about 2 months into the growing season, and was thinking that since those plants do so well I may want to use more of them on my ...
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Red aglaonema drooping

I have this red aglaonema for 2 months already. It had been thriving and positioned near the window. I water it once a week since i live in the Philippines and it is summer now. Yesterday, i decided ...
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My garden is still mud, and it's 2 weeks after the normal last frost, should I plant seeds yet?

I've read that I should plant seeds 2 weeks after the last expected frost date, but my garden is sill drenched, should I plant them right away, or wait for high water levels to fall (should be by May ...
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Best soil decision for planting succulent seeds

Guys could you please suggest any soil or soils mixture for planting succulent seeds? Thanks in advance
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Which synonym for seedcalendar is used most?

There are different synonyms you can use when you are talking about a calendar of sow information. To my knowledge these are the ones: 1.sow calendar 2. planting calendar 3. seed calendar 4. crop ...