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What plant is this? How do I take care of it?

I recently came across this plant, can anyone tell me what is it called and how do I take care of it. Before I received it, it was placed in a very dimply lit room with no direct or indirect sunlight. ...
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Suitable grape variety for UK

I plan to train grape vines up and over the top of a pergola to create a shaded, outdoor dining area. I am more interested in the aesthetic of the vines and their shade giving properties than in ...
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Any way to save peppers after super early frost?

We just had an early September snow (two nights below freezing) here in Colorado. I did get some cover over my beds to keep the snow off the plants, but it was much to big to really work as a ...
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How much water can you save with self-watering containers?

I live in a place with very limited water resources, making it difficult to grow food. So I thought I should give self-watering containers a go after reading that they can save a lot of water. But ...
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Can a plant that grows back from the roots each year be considered a perennial?

I have a pot with mint plants growing in it. These plants die off in the winter and resurface from the ground in spring each year. Does that make the mint plants perennial? If not, is there a special ...
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Very superficial roots in large planter boxes

At the start of this year I bought some large wooden planter boxes (lined on the inside with root cloth), filled them up with generic purpose potting soil and got to planting some homegrown vegetables....
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When is Peach Season?

When is peach season? I heard it is summer but I swear I remember peaches being in season through October? Could you provide me information about peaches in the fall?
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HELP! New grapevine yellowing from bottom up w/ white fuzz & black tips

I bought this vine 3 weeks ago from a local nursery. Planted in new potting soil. I think I over watered in the beginning but have backed off to once a week since it’s been hot. The leaves have a ...
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Balcony forest clearing

Please edit away the title to anything more suitable; I am not a native English speaker. Now to the point. An apartment in temperate climate. A garden of about half a cubic meter of soil spread in ...
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How early should I start pruning Western Red Cedar planted as a hedge?

I planted a row of Thuja plicata somewhat over a year ago as a boundary hedge. It's quite shady so they have not grown much but they are surviving and growing. They're about 3' (1m) tall but quite ...
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How's current status of my radish

I'm fresh at growing radish, I used Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew and Shake 'N Feed Vegetable Plant Food. I found part of the radish is above the soil, is it ok? Do I need to cut some leaves? How can I ...
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Why do my pepper leaf curl

I never seen any pepper's leaves curling like mine, is it sick badly?
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Red Baby Lettuce Leaves Dehydrated in Hydroponic System

I planted red baby lettuce in an indoor hydroponic system. There are two types of lightning I used for this plant, A system (a hydroponic system that uses white LED lights) and a B system (an ...
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Planting mint rhizomes

I would like to transplant Mint to a large area as ground cover by planting 2-4 inch cuttings of rhizome. Will they grow? Each cutting would have 2-4 fibrous roots. Thanks, BG
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Will Cedar Hedge pruned in dead zone grow back?

I decided to prune hedge. Will it grow new leaves.
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Pale green yellowy cucumbers

My cucumbers are pale green and yellow bitter to taste, my first few were perfect green and tasty but now i cant eat them they are so bitter, please help im thinking perhaps my soil needs nutrition, ...
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How to plant bare-root trees in very hard ground?

I want to plant a row of hedging in ground which is very hard - using a normal garden spade you can barely dig it which bodes badly wanting to dig a few dozen holes! I can see things grow well once ...
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What caused the leaf discoloration in my Kaffir lime?

The leaves of my kaffir lime plant have the grainy discoloration which looks like a disease. I assume normal leaves would be plain dark green. I didn't see insects or aphids living or staying in the ...
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Plant or flower growing in pot

Northern Indiana growing in pot. Anyone know what type of plant or flower this might be? Approximately 2’ tall so far [1]: https://i.stack.imgur.com/iLDnG.jpg![enter image description here](https://i....
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Acidic soil containing chalk?

I’ve recently bought a property in a ‘dry chalk valley’. It’s an old barn with a paddock out the back. I bought an electronic soil pH meter (two prongs with an analog dial meter) and followed the ...
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Sequoia needles as mulch or compost

I live in Portland, OR and I have a 100+ ft sequoia in my back yard. Keeping up with the falling needles/leaves is a year-round project. I've often wondered if they would make good compost. And ...
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I want to change the type of head being used on Black and decker LTE 525

I have had a Black and Decker, 20v, cordless trimmer. Single line, auto feed. I don’t care if I have to let go of some features I just want and easy string replacement other than the prestrung spools. ...
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My Marie gold plant is drying up

I brought a Marie gold plant and I kept it in sunlight ,I water it twice a day ... But it seem that leaves and buds are drying up .. I even cutted a dry leaves a week before ...but still it continues ...
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Does compost 100% decompose?

I guess another way to ask the same question: Can compost be used as soil? The question comes up as I have just removed a tree stump and would like to plant grass instead. So right now there is a hole ...
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Repaired patches in my lawn, fantastic growth, but all died in the first week without rain

This spring I overseeded patches in my lawn, it was great because right after overseeding there was a period of about a month with daily rains. The results were fantastic, everything grew perfectly. ...
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Is this powdery mildew? Plant is potted and was unwatered for a long period

A potted everlasting sweet pea in my garden nearly died due to lack of water earlier this year. I managed to revive it but its older leaves are yellowing and have what looks like powdery mildew ...
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Can all stems be pinched on a plant or only the main stem?

I want my plant to be bushy but I have a few stems that are going out really far horizontally and they tend to get broken from the rain. Are these stems that come off the main stem safe to pinch? Will ...
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Is my Royal Frost Birch dropping leaves because of drought or fungus?

It was an awfully wet Spring here in Ohio, then we hit drought spell.
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What are these bugs and spots on my Chilli Plant

Recently I started growing Chilly Plant from seeds. I started to see these black, white bugs along with shiny spots on leaves and under leaves. A lot of leaves started to fall. Can anyone help me ...
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Avocado plant at home

I have an avocado, growing at home for about 2 years now. The plant is in a pot with a top diameter about 25cm and it started out very good. Now it is about 40 cm high and it has been growing big ...
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Vine identification

This germinated out of nowhere. Is this a squash or pumpkin plant? "access_token must be set" when trying to upload photo?
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Desert tree identification

This tree is growing in my yard in Phoenix. It's leaves are turning a bit brown; the same seems to be happening to a similar kind of tree a few doors down. What is the name of this plant?
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Desert bush identification

These bushes are growing in my yard in Phoenix. They used to flower beautifully in red or dark orange but lately the leaves have gone brown. What is the name of this plant?
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Pineapple houseplant growing issues

my pineapple houseplant has had a stressful summer whilst I was away. The plant wasn’t watered for about a month & some small leaves under the crown have dried out. After this stress the plant has ...
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I've heard about plants fixing nitrogen into the soil, what does this mean?

I read that Goji berries fix 60lbs of nitrogen in the soil per acre, does this mean that one plant will put 60 lbs into the soil, or do i need many plants to do this?
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Can anyone tell me what kind of tree this is?

My family and I ate lunch at the park today (North Carolina) and found this fruit tree. The tree is on the smaller side and has large oval leaves. The fruit is roughly two thumbs thick, is pale orange ...
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Dying Jacaranda

I posted a few weeks back asking you guys why there was a deposit on my Jacaranda leaf. I didn’t got an answer but I found out online it could have something to do with my water and that it was ...
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What’s eating the leaves of my bell pepper plant

I am so shocked to see my Bell pepper plant this morning. My bell pepper plant looks like this yesterday When I checked it this morning it looks like this My hunch is rats. But I’m not sure because ...
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Begonia (angel wing) has scraggly leaves

My begonia has developed the weirdest leaf symptoms over the last few months and I can’t figure out what’s wrong. The stems are strong and the growth rate seems normal, but nearly every leaf developed ...
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How to stop weeds from growing through weed barrier without weed killer?

I put down weed barrier, then a layer of enough gravel to hide the weed barrier. The weeds are growing through anyway. I am hesitant to apply week killer, as we may want to change the land use to ...
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Monstera leaves brown and dry

My monstera is not looking great... I have been away for two months so I am not sure what happened. It may have been in full light. SHould I cut it all back?
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Please, could You help me identify this plant?

It's quite a hardy plant with thick leaves that was in my home for a couple of years and it's growing like crazy. It grows small roots on its stems as You can see on the pictures and takes root in ...
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Did a caterpillar or mealybugs cause my olive tree to drop all ti

I brought my olive tree inside from the balcony. After 2 weeks leaves started dropping off like crazy. At first I thought it was the shock of moving it, but I found that there was a lot of clumped up ...
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Can I use the gathered sticks from my yard for “to-be-compressed landfill landscaping”?

What is the harm of mixing common natural materials (wood, vines, roots, rocks) in with soil for landscaping? On first thought, it seems compressible objects like wood will compress (and decompose) to ...
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Do goji berries and rhubarb guild well together?

I'm needing to transplant the rest of my moms rhubarb plants out to the fruit forest, so I'm contemplating putting Goji berries, and rhubarb in the same hole (about 6 of each, so why not) Is this a ...
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will plastic mole tags work to label trees?

My feed mill suggested using plastic mole tags to label the tree. how should I use these if the tree will have a little bit of wood chips around it to protect it?
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What's different about biblical fig trees?

I received a fruit tree order, and noticed that one was a "biblical fig", what is different about this one compared to the Chicago fig since both are hardy?
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Should I prune my Crassula rogersii?

I have what I think is a little Crassula rogersii that's been growing out in three branches from a little trunk. The branch in the middle seems to be getting somewhat top-heavy (you can see how this ...
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Usual plant Qs: what, how, when etc

What plant is this? How do I care for it? Placement, watering, feeding, pruning... I was given this plant when somebody left the country. It seems happy enough. As you can see it's gone native! But ...
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If leaves come off a plant with little resistance, does that always mean they're dead?

Spent flowers and old brown leaves tend to fall off at a slight touch. Sometimes reasonably green ones do as well though. If a leaf or flower comes off without having to pull or snap anything, does ...

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