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Is my choice for edible perennials for balcony good?

I'm looking to expand my balcony garden. I don't want to go through the trouble of getting new plants every spring so I am looking at cold hardy (-16°C is about the coldest I've seen here this winter) ...
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Apple Tree Sapling Struggling

I'm in the process of growing the little apple tree you see here from a seed that had germinated within an apple I was eating. I thought it would be interesting to see if it would grow and over the ...
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How to handle wind issues on terrace garden

I have planted some seeds on the pot and kept that on the terrace. But there's too much wind during the evening time. I'm not sure how the plants can sustain the wind. Besides my terrace floor is made ...
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Building a raised garden on uneven concrete?

I'm new to gardening but would like to get a raised bed started in my NYC backyard. My plans are to build a 2x8 raised bed. I have a spot picked out but I am worried about drainage problems as the ...
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How big I need to make a greenhouse vertical farm to accomodate the equivalent of 7 acres?

So, I know that "vertical farming" is a broad term, and there are dozen ways of making a vertical farm with a dozen of different techniques to grow plants. And before I try to search for the ...
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I want to plant 5 species of plants in my garden, which can purify the air around the garden and also keep away mosquitoes . Suggest some to me

I have a garden in my house where I had some plants earlier. They were mostly flowering plants. Now I am looking for some plants which can purify the air around the house, keep away mosquitoes, and ...
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Identify plant with narrow straplike leaves and red flower

We have been having this green narrow leaved plant for years. It flowers occasionally as in the image. Some say it is from the family of bromeliads but its structure looks so different.
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Avocado leaves are browning and shriveling up

The plant was fine until a few days ago when i finally brought it outside. It has spent all of winter indoors in the same pot. The browning on this one greatly differs from the one that has salt ...
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How to kmow if a young rose is a climber

I bought this young rose and it already has blooms, smaller than the regular rose flowers but I noticed that it's kinda growing horizontally and long stems so I put a stick beside it to support its ...
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Can someone identify this vine? It is growing up and wrapped around the canopy of a tree

It is about the size of my wrist.enter image description here
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DIY Humidity dome for growing microgreens

I am designing a humidity dome for growing microgreens, but need help with deciding on the material and design specifics. I'd basically like to replicate the following product using wire and ...
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Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora) deficiency

Recently plant red yucca seems to have been sprayed or some reason becoming burnt, the soil was lightly composted to restore Ph unless this is a bug problem? [![enter image description here][1]]
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Dill Seeds Molding?

I had collected dill seeds from my dill plants. I had not dried the plants when I took the seeds, I just took the seeds right off the plant and put them in a paper envelope. I stored them in a dark, ...
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