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What is this pink aloe called?

Does anyone know the name of this aloe? There's no indentification info available other then the photo itself that i found online.
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potted cherry tree-lost leaves

We wintered a potted cherry tree outdoors, but brought it in during the month of March. It leafed beautifully, but we were gone for 2 weeks and I fear it didn't receive enough light. As a result, it ...
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Filling in old 4 foot deep 4 foot wide pond

We want to fill in a small deep pond, about 4 feet across and 4 feet deep, we want to convert it to a pondless water feature. the liner is not leaking, want to fill in the most economical way ...
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Identify this connector for my irrigation system

Two years ago I had an irrigation system installed in my garden; now I'd like to expand it with a drip line. The man who installed the system left a tube specifically for this purpose, and today I ...
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Chain specs for lifting stumps with farm jack?

A farm jack & chain can be used to lift out shrub stumps - it's just not obvious what length & strength of chain makes sense. I got a farm jack online and a 14 foot length of 3/8" grade 43 ...
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1/4 of my Christmas palm dead, do I cut or leave alone?

One forth of Christmas palm seems dead. Other parts of cluster seem to be doing fine but I don't know if I should cut the dead part off or hope it will come back. Any help would be greatly ...
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Is lemon plant dead?

I bought this lemon plant about 1 year ago, and placed it in my rooftop, where it received very harsh sun. The plant's never been super healthy, but Lately it's been looking worse. I replanted it to a ...
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What is this agave called?

I dont personally own this. It belongs to a friend who ordered this online. It's suppose to be an aloe but we aren't so sure now. It might be a agave sent accidentally. An ID would help alot.
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Why are the leaves of my areca palm (indoor) turning yellow? HELP!

Dear all since last week I noticed that entire leaves of my areca palm are turning yellow? In addition to the previous problem I have been having of the yellow and brown tips. I have the plant next to ...
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Problem with Growing coleus blumei propagate in water

I have one coleus blumei main flower which have had black stem problem. So i removed the black parts and placed that corrupted part into bobble with water like this: And after almost three-day i ...
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Tree Philodendron brown and black tips

This Tree Philodendron was doing fine and after re-potting it, it sprouted new leaf which was perfect. However, the plant soon began to wilt (the new shoot only) and now one older leaf has some black ...
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(When) can potted cactus and aloe vera be put outside?

Hello Gardening stackexchange! We bought a few cacti and aloe vera last year, which live in pots. We took them inside the house at the start of the past autumn, when the temperatures were starting ...
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Gardening. Potted cucumber plants

My potted cucumber plants appear to have mosaic virus. How is an insect barrier created?
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What is the most efficient way to remove a row of bushes?

I have a row of bushes, probably 200 feet long, that have become unsightly. Mixed in with the bushes are many other weeds, trees, etc that also need to be removed - hundreds in total. Trunks ...
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Granny's Maranta Leuconeura (prayer plant) is dying. PLEASE HELP!

Thank you so much for your time. My grandmother passed away last year and her plants were the first of her things we wanted to preserve. I've been horrible at raising plants, giving them to granny to ...
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Will quaking aspen grow in Mississippi?

I am moving to Mississippi soon and am trying to figure out trees to plant at my house. My favorite tree is the quaking aspen. Will this grow there? And any recommendations of other trees, bushes, and ...
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My basil is wilting

Suddenly, my basil started wilting. I watered it and also placed in a bright spot but it didn’t improve. I harvested it a little bit but not much. Is the pot too small? I cannot think of any other ...
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Fungus on bottom of Dracaena Lemon Surprise

I'm taking care of a Dracaena Lemon Surprise potted plant that I've had for roughly a year. Overall it seems to be doing really well; its top, newer leaves are vibrant and dark green with no ...
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What can I use to grade the garden around my house so water flows away from foundation?

I live in Southern California. We get rain maybe two to three weeks a year if we’re lucky. Three sides of the house have grass, plants, dirt going up to and touching the foundation. We are going to ...
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Is this Prince's Feather or Love Lies Bleeding?

Last year, I planted from seed a mix of red flowering annuals. I did not notice any of those annuals selfseeding, except one. That one reprodeced itself all over the yard, several hundred times. The ...
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Huge fungi in the cactus pot

A year ago or so, my cactus started developing yellow spots all over and was diagnosed with a fungal infection. As instructed, I got an antifungal spray (copper-based) and was spraying it once a week ...
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My Dracaena Fragrans Is Never Happy

2/15, I did this: I finally built up the nerve to chop my corn plant and propagate it Here's the damage: https://imgur.com/a/tt4IvDg I am praying I did this right. I followed a video that showed ...
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Help I burn my mango tree

strong text Help me please i accidentally burn my mango tree
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Why tomato is too small?

I bought it a month ago then moved it to a bigger pot and the tomato started to be red but still too small, it is cherry tomato but still too small and not tasty sweet at all.
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Does seed from F1 hybrid tomato fruits grow?

Some time ago, I wanted to grow tomatoes by using the seeds from the tomato which I was eating at the moment. I did some research on the internet, but then discovered you could not grow tomatoes from ...
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Avocado tree to skinny

What can I do to make it fuller Avocado tree. About 4 months old Only 3 leaves 21” tall. Already pinched back 2 times. South facing window indoors daytime diffused light. Direct sun one day burnt 2 ...
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Can I use dried broad bean pods as mulch?

I had planted broad beans last year, and kept some pods on the vine until they dried out and turned black. I shelled them so now I have dried beans for planting later on, but this left me with quite a ...
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What is the meaning of 'Love Lies Bleeding'?

My mother tongue is not English, and I have problem understanding the common name of some kinds of amaranthus - 'Love Lies Bleeding'. Can some of you explain it to me?
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Why does my aloe have so much space between its leaves?

I received this aloe About a year ago. I recently moved it from the nursery pot to a slightly larger pot. While looking up the best way to do that I noticed mine seems to have more space between ...
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How can I get my Wandering Jew to flower?

I have had a Wandering Jew (Tradescantia zebrina) plant for several years, but it has never flowered. It is in a hanging basket outside during the warm season, and indoors during winter. The ...
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What are these Mites/Aphids on Bamboo?

We live in Pune, India which has a dry climate. We see these aphids or mites on the leaves of our bamboo. The round cocoons are on the under side of the leaves. (Is cocoon the correct word?) The ...
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How can I save this string of pearl?

I bought a string of pearls plant online. when the plant arrived, the soil was quite moist. But still, I didn't want to repot the plant, because I thought I should give some time to the plant to be ...
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How to make a KHCO3 Buffer solution in RO water based hydroponics system?

Hy, how would you make a buffer solution with KHCO3 to have a pH around 5,5–6. It would be used in a hydroponics system to make a buffer solution in RO water (demineralized) that can resist the acidic ...
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How to get rid of mynah birds?

Mynah birds have taken over my garden, displacing the natural avian fauna. I would like to get rid of them, but my being in Australia means that I can't buy a gun. Any alternative suggestions on how ...
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What is this prickly plant (with photo)?

What is this plant? It's growing sparsely (I've flagged around 30-40 of them over ~5 acres) throughout my back yard in northern Ohio. It is very sharp and has a pretty deep/vertical root system. It's ...
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Not sure if there's a pest in my soil!

I had potted some garlic to grow recently, and yesterday when I lifted the pot to clean under it, the soil seemed to look like pest excrement, of some sort. Here is a picture. Can someone help me ...
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What is the name of this flower?

During my travels of the Australian countryside as a tourist I encountered this flower in the wild numerous times along the Great Ocean Road. I love the bright violet color and would love to buy seeds ...
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peace lily is dying

I have 2 peace lily and I keep them inside, water them once a week but one of them started to drop and dying, I moved it to a bigger pot and it was getting well but then drop and die again!
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How do I prune the broken branches of my plum tree?

I have a plum tree that's about 8 years old. For the first time last year, it produced a bumper crop, having only given a few the previous years. Not realising it was a good idea, I never pruned it. ...
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What is this plant in my succulent?

I recently bought this plant and was wondering whether this was a weed or whether I need to cut this back over time? Thanks
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White crystal like spot on bottom side of chili leaves

I have a (thai) chili in my kitchen. It seems to be fine overall. One week ago I discovered some white spots on the bottom of the leaves (see image). Whatever it is it does not seem to be moving. It ...
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How much extra soil do I need to buy to account for settling when prepping a garden bed?

I can calculate the volumes of the beds easily enough, but I assume that as I install the soil it will settle. In a raised vegetable garden bed I could just top it off next year. In a perennial bed, ...
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How to avoid clay pots from turning white and moldy outside?

My pots are turning white outside because of the mold and it bothers me a lot. Is there anything I can do? Does it have to do with the humidity of the place where I live (Portugal) or with the type of ...
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Is my rhododendron on it's way to an early grave?

I ordered a rhododendron online. I plan to grow it indoors on coco coir and General Hydroponics nutrient solutions. The plant is fully budded without flowers and also has green leaves. Unfortunately, ...
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Lemon seedlings

i just started to grow lemon from seeds. But i just want to ask you something about my seedling's leaves as they seem healthy but there are these dots on one of the leaf, i wonder if this is normal or ...
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How can I propagate mint?

I bought some mint twigs from the supermarket, and I needed only a few leaves. The rest of it was surplus, and I didn't want to throw it away. Knowing that mint is an invasive plant, I assumed it was ...
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What's causing the yellow spots on my rosemary?

I live in Carmel Valley, San Diego and I have a rosemary plant that has been sitting in my back yard for almost 6 years. The weather has not changed for quite a long time. The soil is a free draining ...
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Does it kill the tree if I remove its surface roots?

This is my first year in my current house and I have a tree that I don't know its type. I am attaching a picture of this tree. I noticed that its roots are running underneath some of the yard pavers ...
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Ornamental scot pine dying

Purchased two of these about three months ago. One is doing great. The other seems to be dying quickly. About a month ago I notice it starting having dead needles. Each week it's progressively worse. ...

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