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Will Malabar spinach regrow from being cut down to the ground?

When I showed up at my garden patch today the Malabar Spinach plant went missing, so will the plant regrow from being cut down to the ground?
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how long does the root system on Malabar Spinach need to grow before it will show any growth?

I have a red and a green Malabar spinach, and it seems to be waiting to grow, how long will it likely be before i see any real results?
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What disease does my Spinach have?

My spinach has some kind of black mold. I cant find anything about black molds on spinach on the internet, so maybe you could help me identify the illness of my spinach.
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Small white grains on underside of spinach?

What are these white grains on my spinach leaf? What are they? Is it safe to it? Not the big white thing (that's a hemp heart). I mean the little white grains lining the leafs veins... Curious ...
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Can you eat lettuce that your dog pees on

I planted some leafy greens on a space of dirt where my dog likes to pee and poo. She has almost certainly pee/pooed on the lettuce, or near the lettuce, a couple of times. The plant was perpetual ...
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When is it too late to start growing kang kong?

I was just introduced to Kang Kong/Kangkung/Chinese water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica), and was wondering when it's too late to start growing Kang Kong.
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Harvesting Baby spinach

I'm growing some spinach this year. Compared to the baby spinach we get in the store, my plants already have leaves the same size. Yet there are only 6 leaves total. My question is, can I pinch off ...
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First time grower of Spinach - first harvest went well, now the plant is unweildly

This is my first year at a garden and I have some bloomsdale spinach I planted mid-May and had a nice harvest about 3 weeks ago: lots of leaves big and small, very bushy, tasted delicious. The plants ...
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Can someone identify this?

I tried my hand at growing New Zealand Spinach this year. I sowed several seeds and they all came up, but a few of them do not look like the others! I don't want to accidentally eat something I ...
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Should I be concerned about the wind and my spinach seedlings?

I have a small planter box with spinach seedlings. I can see the wind really knocks them around. Sometimes they are lopsided to one side, almost lying on the dirt. When this happens, I firm up the ...
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Would spinach seeds not sprout because they are planted too low in the pot?

So, again being a newb as I am... I planted some spinach seeds in these black plastic pots that I transplanted other plants from. There is a good 3 inches of height in the planter with no soil. It's ...
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How can I save spinach seedlings I planted in a pot with mint?

I put a mint plant inside a small container, and then proceeded to plant spinach seeds inside it. I have since learned that mint grows rampantly and should be confined. My poor seedlings! I already ...
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How long does Spinach produce?

I am gardening for the first time, and so far so good! We have planted a few spinach plants, and have harvest three times from them in the last month. How long will the spinach continue to grow and ...
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Is spinach which has bolted as unusable as bolted lettuce?

Bolted lettuce is famously unusable because your sweet salad leaves turn bitter. But does the same apply to spinach? It's a lettuce type crop (and equally prone to bolting in hot weather) but it's ...
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Why is my spinach flowering and how can I prevent it?

It is an unusually warm year in Minnesota. I planted two rows of spinach around April 15th. Now (end of May) I have two rows of spinach about 2 inches tall, and it all started flowering. Is it now ...