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What comfrey should be used for what purpose?

I know there's a lot of bockings of comfrey, but what one is used for what purpose?
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Companion Planting Ivy/Something Creeping with Mounding Plants?

Is it a good or bad (or indifferent) idea to mix mounding plants like mondo grass or liriope with something like Asian jasmine or blue star creeper in the same bed, such that the spreading plant fills ...
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What is the name of this “zombie plant”?

When I moved into my flat a couple of years ago, there were a couple of truly pathetic-looking plants. I went to the local (in Scotland) diy home & garden store, and bought a bag of potting soil ...
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What do I do about parts of my Cupressus bushes Browning?

On one of the sides of our house we have a few Cupressus bush? that are brown. I have not fully investigated the bush fully, but we have a few of these bushes in this area that are half brown half ...
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Can I convert a root cellar into a small greenhouse?

We barely use our root cellar at the moment and are in the midst of constructing garden beds and planters for vegetables, fruits, and herbs. We don’t really have a great space indoor for growing ...
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What is this small spruce-like plant

Does anyone know what kind of tree this is? Should we keep it indoors, or is it better off outdoors. We're in the Ottawa, Canada area. Thanks.
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Dying cilantro plant

I have two cilantro plants in my garden, one is doing perfect but the other is turning brown and seems to be dying. What should I do to revive my dying plant?
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What houseplant is this and what conditions does it like?

Hello, I've had this houseplant for a few months but it doesn't seem to be very happy. Can anyone please identify it so I can make sure it's in the right conditions? Thanks
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What type of rose is this?

This rose blooms quite often and its blooms start from a yellowish color and turn red after one or two days. Some of the leaves you see in the pictures are other plants'.
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Can I rescue this peace lily?

I recently “rescued” this peace lily from a relative, and I’ve never seen one in this poor of condition. Does anyone know what I can do to hopefully save it?
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Tiger aloe, is developing brown spots and is browning

So i have had this tiger aloe for almost a year now. it always seemed fine. but recently it has developed dry spots, and the inside of the plant is browning (see picture). I water it once a month by ...
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Is this Bacterial Leaf spot? Root rot? Fungus? Please Help

I got this little cupcake about 2 weeks ago and since yesterday I noticed some new spots that are developing, and now my heart is sinking that it might be bacterial leaf spot or root rot and its a new ...
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Is it normal for rosemary leaves to have these brown spots on them?

I've had these brown spots appear on leaves that have matured, but they seem to not have any effect on the plant as my rosemary keeps on growing. I would like to know if they are some sort of fungal ...
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Wild yellow flower in floodplains

A friend of mine has this flower in his garden, he took seeds from wild flowers growing in the floodplains of the Lek (branch of the Rhine, in Netherlands). Can anyone ID this flower?
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What are these pests and how to solve?

enter link description here Kindly help me with my lime tree
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What's the difference between fluorescent and LED “grow lamps”?

I've been studying a bit on how to take care of my Ming Aralia inside my office, and some sources mainly mention fluorescent lamps and how they should be placed very near to the leaves, almost ...
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What plant/weed is this?

quick question, does anyone know what plant this is? Each branch has 5 leaves. My wife and I are not sure if it’s a weed. Many thanks! Ray
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Can a mature pine trunk curve in a few months?

I am in the "piney woods" , temperate rainforest of east TX . Three months ago I had a large oak ( 18 " diameter, 70 ' tall) removed ; it was about 4 ' south from the patio, 12' from the house. There ...
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How to fertilize strawberries in containers?

I have strawberries in containers and i want to fertilize them. What is the best approch and what type of fetilizer do I need?
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What mint is there growing in my garden?

Can you help me identify the three mint plants growing in my garden? The left has purple stems and a bit furry leaves that are thicker than the middle. On the right the leaves are distinctly spiky. ...
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How to grow water forget-me-not (Myosotis scorpioides) in a container?

Water forget-me-not is semi-aquatic and usually grows in ponds and swamps, because it likes very moist soil. It can even grow in water if it's not too deep (<10 cm). Sadly, I don't have a pond, so ...
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Is this Cutthroat Seep?

I'm in the south side of Lake Placid Florida. What is this? Is it Cutthroat Seep? And this which is another lot nearby and seems different. By comparison to what others online say is for sure ...
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Is this a good plan to turn my lawn into a garden?

I have a lawn, your standard regular lawn. I eventually want to turn it into a series of plant areas with some kind of mulch or gravel in between, like you see sometimes. I want to start by planting a ...
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Small grain gravel as patio base

We've bought a new house. It has a gravel patio. I'd like to install pavers over the gravel. However, the gravel is more fine grained than I see recommended when creating a paver patio. Here's a ...
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Tomato plant not growing further

It’s my second season growing tomatoes in a greenhouse. All of my plants are shooting up these last few weeks/months apart from the Cherokee Heritage plant which seems to have.... well.... topped out ...
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Mystery House Plant (Succulent) is sick?

I inherited a mystery house plant that I assumed was some type of aloe. Honestly I wasn't too worried about it (it seemed happy and pretty enough😅) until it got these yellow growths where the leaves ...
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Monstera Thai - Is it Rust Fungus? Thrips? Me Being a Hypochondriac? :))

I got this beauty about 2 weeks ago and ever since she came home she has had those bumps under 3 of her leaves. This is the leaf that is the most affected. I have been googling day in and night and I ...
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Should chestnut seedlings be pruned?

I have planted Castanea chestnut seeds which have grown to seedlings. However, some of the seedlings have more than one stem, like this one: This one even has 3, all growing from the same seed: ...
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translucent spots in basil leaves

Every year around this time I take my basil outside. After a couple of days maybe a week, transparent spots begin appearing in otherwise perfectly good leaves. Last year I had to throw it all away and ...
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What is the name of this greenish plant?

Hello i have this plant with green leafs it has some yellow flowers but i don't know its name can you tell me what is the name of this plant? Flower image
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What's the deal with these spikey seedy things from my blue carex grass?

We are in our 2nd season with this blue carex grass, which runs the length of the house. But this year there are tall, spikey, seedy looking things coming out of them. Not all of them, but most of ...
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What is this raised, brown growth on my maple tree?

My tree seems to be infected with something, and every week I notice more leaves have this raised, brown growth. What is it, and how do I treat it?
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What’s wrong with my cacti

My cacti look very ill, and I don’t understand what I am doing wrong and what’s going on. Could someone please help me with advice of what to do?
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Why have my Chilli Pepper plants started to develop small slightly translucent spots/blotches on the leaves?

See the photos attached of the leaves. I planted these chilli peppers about 2 months ago (march 2020) and they have been sat on my windowsill. We've had relatively hot and sunny weather for the UK ...
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How long should I leave after spraying a glyphosate weed killer before I cut back the weeds?

I have applied a glyphosate weed killer and I can see that over the course of a few days the leaves will wither and after a couple of weeks most are completely dry and shrivelled. When I am clearning ...
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Two colours on one stem

I have a very tall, leggy rose the blooms are in clusters but what is strange is that most are red but sometimes there are some yellow flowers on the same cluster. Any ideas what this rose is?
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How to get rid of mosquitoes in the garden?

We have a modest garden, about 90 sq.m, with a large, shady tree in the corner. Of late, we've noticed a lot of insects emanating from that corner, particularly some nasty mosquitoes that hang around ...
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What's happening to my Ipomoeas?

I'm new in gardening and these stuff. So I planted some ipomoea seeds some time ago and at first they were growing nice and fast but suddenly they started to get wilted yellow and these brown spots ...
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What kind of fruit do black seeds from “seedless” watermelon produce?

I bought a Pure Heart mini seedless watermelon from the supermarket. Although it was labeled as seedless, I did see a few black seeds. I will try to grow a new watermelon from them. Are these black ...
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Need advice on Dethatching

I recently moved into a new home (Northern MA) that was seeded in Sep. The lawn wasnt maintained and I'm seeing some issues, namely dead grass (thatch?) and bare spots. Based on what I've read so far, ...
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Why is my ivy losing its leaves?

I am super worried about my ivy plant. I bought it a few weeks ago and it looks like is already dying! The leaves have these brownish, almost black, areas all over the plant, especially the upper ...
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Can I shorten a dracaena?

I have a dracaena that is extremely tall (36 and 48 inches in height below leafy section). Can I cut it shorter without killing it?
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2 broad leaf milky sap weeds in flower beds

First year we have seen these, pics attached below. Only have one of the plant I thought was teasel, but I was told it was not. The second plant is in three different beds with multiple encounters. ...
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Does Korean Privet (Ligustrum Ovalifolium) thicken in the lower part of the plant?

This year in March I planted a privet hedge. Most plants were about 80 cm (2.5 feet). The plants look alright now: But the bottom half is still mostly bare of leafs and new branches. I noticed some ...
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Apache Chilies Ripening Time?

I have some Apache chilies, amongst some other, hotter varieties. As expected, they were quick to grow and the first to flower and start producing peppers. They now have some nice and healthy looking, ...
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Mango Tree has Black and Brittle Tips on New and Old Foiliage. What possible remedies are there to stop this from reoccuring?

The problem is growing everyday progressing up the leaf towards the stem. Here is a big picture of old foliage being affected by it. I water my 6 month old mango every 5-7 days. It grows in a 68F-75F ...
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Squirrels and cedar damage

I have a cedar that's been thick and beautiful for 25 years. This year, and for the first time ever, the neighborhood squirrel decided it wanted cedar branches for it's nest. Within one day, the ...
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Planting and Walking on New Grass

I recently planted grass seed in my backyard. It has sprouted and is growing. It's about 1 1/2 inches tall. But, my dog got through the barrier, and ran crazy circles, creating clumps and divots in ...
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What's the best way to grow a Ming Aralia with artificial lightning? [closed]

I've got a small Ming Aralia (Polyscias Fruticosa), and decided to take it to my home office, together with a small LED grow light. It was initially under full shade in my living room - until I ...
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2 different broad leaf milky sap weeds in flower beds

First year we have seen these, pics attached below. Only have one of the plant I thought was teasel, but I was told it was not. The second plant is in three different beds with multiple encounters. ...

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