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The fastest way to produce fruits from trees

I want to plant a fruit tree orchard, and I am a bit confused between: Planting trees from seeds and then grafting them Growing from existing tree cuttings Cloning branches and transplanting them ...
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Lemon tree drops its leaves

We bought this lemon tree about a month ago. It was in a good condition when we purchased it. At first, we placed it outside, and for the last ten days, we brought it inside, situated right in front ...
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What are these weird white spots and black spots on my Monstera?

I used a microscope on one of those black dots and took a picture. I also found this insect that looks suspicious. I don't know if the white spots are related to the black dots. What can I do?
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Moisture meter or water globes?

I’m considering a moisture meter or watering globes/bulbs to help with watering my plants. My boyfriend will be caring for our plants in Los Angeles while I’m away for work for a month. He doesn’t ...
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Chinese Evergreen Bloom black dots

Do you know what is causing the black dots in this bloom? Some concerns - could it be infestation or mold? Is there something (that isn't this plant!) incubating-growing inside? Since bringing this ...
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What is this orange-flowering bush, with oddly-shaped leaves?

My partner found this beautiful flowering plant while walking around a nearby neighbourhood (East coast of Australia, South of Sydney): She said it had long thin branches, and was less than a metre ...
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How can I keep plants from drying, when shifted from shade to bright sunlight?

Recently I had to (re)shift certain plant pots (kept in a shaded area from a while (an year or so)) to a bright area. Earlier the plants leaves had turned dark green in shade probably due to their ...
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White mushroom growing on my lawn

I found this growing on my lawn. My garden is located in Budapest, Hungary. Can this be identified? Could my dog become sick from eating it? Image link
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Are My Plants Getting too much Sun?

I have two plants who have been in the sun for less thann 24hrs and their leaves look brown and wilted. The leaves are soft and leathery. I just moved and heard that plants don't like to be moved much,...
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My rue plant is partially yellow

I have this problem with my rue, that some of its leaves are yellow and weak. I tried watering less often and all the leaves became a little dry/crispy so I assumed it was not over watering. I live in ...
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How many varieties of fruit trees should I attempt to grow as a newbie orchardist?

I know just about nothing about growing fruit trees, but recently bought a house with enough land to start a home orchard. I'm tempted to buy many kinds of fruit trees at once, because they take ~5 ...
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Is this a sign of stunted growth (on tomato seedlings)?

I germinated this batch of heirloom Tiny Tim tomatoes, and have been told that they start off really slow. It's been a month now. There are a couple of them that has a swollen stem like in the picture,...
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Is this Dieffenbachia (dumb cane) sick?

I believe this plant to be a Dieffenbachia (dumb cane). My mother got it about 40 years ago. The lower leaves have suddenly turned yellow (see pictures). Is this plant sick? Does the soil lack proper ...
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Is my lucky bamboo healthy?

I got a lucky bamboo yesterday but it had some red spots on the leaves and stem. Also one of the stem is turning yellow. The tips of one of the leaf is also yellow. These are red spots not brown. Also ...
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Meyer Lemon Tree Health Issues Help

I am a new Meyer Lemon tree owner. My trees' leaves have gradually yellowed, and started dropping. I thought they were under-watered, so I started watering more regularly, but that doesn't appear to ...
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My Kentia Palm has crunchy and black leaves

My Kentia Palm has crunchy and black leaves. I have checked the roots and they look fine. I then applied neem oil but this didn't seem to stop the spreading of the plant. The base of the plant looks ...
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Help me out with this strange Asiatic lily growth pattern!

i am currently residing in delhi ( daily temperature ranges from 25 in the day to 13 degrees at night) . I bought asiatic lily plant this year in january and it gave flowers around march. After that i ...
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Marcotting Duhat

Further to this question, we have been successfully able to grow roots after waiting for three months on marcotting Duhat. (My uncle decided on Duhat instead of Mango, as he says that this particular ...
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Liquid fertilizers and other solutions

I am searching for organic/natural ways to feed the soil & the plants and to let beneficial microbial and fungal colonies thrive. What I am not good at is timing, and the exact recipes of ...
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Reviving my asparagus fern

My plant has lost a lot of body recently as well as changing colour I think it is on its way out! Is there any way to revive?
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Companionship planting spacing

If I want to plant companion annual plants (example Okra and sunflowers, tomatoes and basil and pepper...) How far will every plant be from the other in order to obtain a good symbiosis?
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Egyptian walking onions; perennial how?

Are Egyptian walking onions strictly perennial (by this I mean that the same plant base will regrow the next year) or only perennial in the sense that they fall over and replant the bulbils as “new” ...
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Please help me identify this plant

Could you please help me identify this plant? Advice on how to care for it would also be very much appreciated :) Thank you!
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The fastest way to produce fruits from trees

I want to plant a fruit tree orchard, and I am a bit confused between: Planting trees from seeds and then grafting them Growing from existing tree cuttings Cloning branches and transplanting them ...
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Flax leaves shriveling up

I have what I believe is a Flax plant in my yard and many of the leaves dry out and shrivel up. Any idea why and what I can do to make it stop?
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What kind of tree is this with pointed bumps on the trunk with small thorns on the ends?

I found a tree with tons of pointed bumps on the trunk with small thorns on the ends. I was wondering what type of tree it was. It was pretty tall and the bumps were at longest about 2 inches, it was ...
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Evergreen screening tree/shrub which will grow well in ~3-4 hours of sun?

I have an area where I'd like to grow an evergreen screen. The only issue I foresee is that the location gets morning shade and only about 3-4 hours of direct sunlight (in the afternoon) in the summer,...
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How to identify which variety of lemon you have?

Last month I decided to start some lemon seedlings from store bought organic lemons imported from Argentina (which for me is a first, usually lemons are imported from Mexico or grown in USA) fast ...
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What is the best food bait for mice and rats?

We have some mice occasionally visiting our garden. I got some humane (catch and release) traps but not sure of the best foot bait to use in them? Some places suggest peanut butter but ideally I would ...
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dried herb identification

Asking for my mom. My mom picked in the garden some kind of "bushy" herb/spice, dried it and now does not remember anymore what it is, but she thinks it may be dill. Can you help identify it?...
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Why is my hibiscus plant leaves droping ,turning yellow and producing small flowers even when it has been watered?

My hibiscus plant's leaves are drooping, and yellow and the flower size has shrinked substantially. Yellow leaves are present at bottom and middle of the plant. The plant is 4 feet tall, and the pot ...
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Brownish marks on upper surface of chilli leaves gradually forming lesions

I have a young ghost chilli growing in a pot outside which is displaying browning on the upper surface (but not on the lower surface) of its leaves, primarily along the veins at the base of the plant. ...
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Should I worry about planting nonnative Norway spruce in NY?

I'm looking for the perfect tree to create a low maintenance living privacy hedge/windbreak in an approximately 100'x100' area. About 20' from one part of the area, water pools sporadically. I'm ...
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Help identifying this viney plant in Oregon

I would like to relocate this plant in my yard, but I can’t seem to find any roots or how to pull it up. If I knew what it was called then I could probably figure out how to move it.
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What's causing our pear tree to die off in the summer and thrive in the winter?

We have a small pear tree in our garden that is displaying an odd behaviour. In the middle of the summer, all the leaves turned brown and fell. We assumed this to be a disease, such as Fire Blight or ...
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Can I move a well settled hedge?

If possible I would like to move part of a hedge. I am not sure whether it is common hornbeam or common beech (both "Buche" in German). The individual plants are approx. 20 cm apart Height ...
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What is the part where a seed starts growing called?

Is it hilum? Is this a common word? I'm looking for a word that a layman can understand. I'm not native in English, so I don't know which word to use. From wikipedia: On a bean seed, the hilum is ...
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How toxic is zinc sulfate for moss control?

I live in Portland, Oregon and I'm battling moss on my asphalt shingle roof. I usually scrub it off manually, but it's extra bad this year and I might need more help than my broom. My neighbor swears ...
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Why are my raised bed vegetable garden seedlings disappearing over night and how can I remedy it?

I have a wonderful raised veggie bed. This is the first year in 10 years that I've had a problem. I've planted kale, chili peppers, cilantro, and now cabbage. Everything has been eaten over night. ...
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Are ornamental peppers annuals or perennials when planted in containers and maintained indoors?

Consider an ornamental pepper such as this: https://www.panamseed.com/plant_info.aspx?phid=045600001036964 It's listed as an annual, but I'm not sure if this just means when grown outside they're ...
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Lowering Soil pH with Diluted Sulphuric Acid

I want to lower my soil pH from 7 to 4.5 with dilute sulphuric acid. It's time to buy potted blueberry plants here in El Dorado County, CA (Zone 9A) so I would like to adjust the pH quickly rather ...
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My succulent plant is developing a yellow stem and white silky strands. Is this normal?

My succulent plant's stem is starting to get shriveled, and its weak (can't support its own weight) along with yellow. I'm starting to use straws and wooden stakes to support it. Leaves are falling ...
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How many seeds are you supposed to plant to grow a bonsai tree?

This sounds like a really dumb question, but I don't know anything about growing plants. I was watching some tutorials on how to grow a bonsai from a seed and they mentioned plant four seeds in one ...
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Is it too late to plant roses in the ground in November

I bought some David Austin roses earlier this year and put them into containers to test. The reason is that my yards are very shady so I wanted to see if the "spot" works due to many pine ...
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Identify a light green columnar cactus

I bought a Cactus from the local garden center. Unfortunately the guy that I bought the plants from was a novice so he didn't know the plant's name. Can you tell me its name plus some advice about ...
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Why are my olive trees losing their leaves?

I have olive trees that I recently bought to replace my cypress that went sick (turning orange). Yet, my olive trees are losing their leaves, some branches are almost naked. It might not be related ...
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How should I proceed with this cacti

I have one cactus for about 5 years now, and since then it grew from about 3 cm to considerable size. I am watering it every 20 days and it is not exposed to direct sunlight. But I was always puzzled ...
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Browning on indoor potted cherry tree leaves

I have a cherry tree that I've grown from seed indoors in a pot, and it's showing some significant browning on its leaves. It has lost a few leaves this way already, and I thought it was perhaps just ...
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Never touched this olive tree for 10 years. How to get fruit out of it?

I have found this olive tree in my father’s garden absolutely untouched for I believe at least 10 years. It produces no fruit. Is there any way to save it? I have almost zero experience in gardening ...
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Is a Monios-L T5 LED Grow Light good for all life stages of flowers?

There is an overwhelming amount of lights to choose from for optimal plant growth. I have purchased a Monios-L T5 LED Grow Light but am uncertain if it is suitable for seedlings. I am currently trying ...

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