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Lotus-like succulent. What plant is this?

The plant is very small and looks similar to one I have that is quite bigger compared to this little fella. Is this Echeveria? What is the care and soil needs for this plant? Both the plants are in 4" ...
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Pumice or perlite for succulents?

Is pumice better for cactus and succulent mix and such than perlite? Is it all about the chunks? I am thinking of making my own soil mix for succulents and cactus and other plants like jade plants ...
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How hard or easy those Haworthias are to cultivate?

Those Haworthias are sold in the range of $40 to $50 equivalent, while standard ones are marketed in the range of $3 to $5, depending on size. This is from a local grower in my country, not an online ...
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Is our vascular plant alive or not?

We have one vascular plant (Araucaria heterophylla) which asjed about that it before here. So according the answer to the question, i have triyed to change it's soil by this kind: And And this GIF :...
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white stuff on olive tree leaves

I bought an olive tree a year ago and it is growing nicely since then. I keep it indoors in winter months, as the climate where I live would be too cold for it. In summer I move it to my balcony. ...
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Kentia Palm one of the stems dried out because of insects

We have a nice Kentia Palm within the office. The plant is watered regularly as per the guidance. It also gets occasional misting. Unfortunately I recently noticed the plant started drying out and ...
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What is this hanging plant with variegated leaves?

I won this plant and hanging basket at a local dance club, I was so swept up in the excitement of winning I forgot to ask what it’s called. So what have I got and how should I care for it?
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White stuff on bromeliad

So I didn't realize that some bromeliads have a natural white substance on them until after I had wiped it down and done some research. 🤦🏻‍♀️The leaves look a little wonky (it's been 24 hours since ...
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~1 Year old Avocado tree drooping leaves after repotting

Hi recently I decided to move my avocado tree to a different pot because it suddenly stopped growing new leaves and the leaf tips had started to brown a bit. I believe I had watered a little too much ...
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Curio Mount Everest : Leaves drying out

I bought a Curio Mount Everest from Lidl 1 week back. Since I am in northern Germany, it does not get much sunlight or sun in winter. So, I am watering it only when it is totally dry and I am also ...
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Neem Tree Identification

I have this Neem tree and was told that they are gender specific. I have tried looking on the internet to no avail. Is there an easy way to identify the gender of a Neem tree?
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Big Dracaena Marginata dying

I've got two Dracaena Marginata in one pot - the large one has had almost all of its leaves fall off (when still green showing no issues, trunk is still solid). The little one of the two hasn't had a ...
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How to germinate seeds using the plastic bag method

I've been trying to germinate seeds (lavender and tomato seeds from store bought seed packets) using different ways of the paper towel in a plastic bag method that I've been reading from the internet ...
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Using water soluble fertilizer as nutrient solution

I am quite new to hydroponics so forgive my ignorance :) I am planning to make a simple DWC set up (for tomatoes) and was wondering if I could use a water soluble fertilizer (20-20-20 with Mg Fe Cu ...
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Saving pineapple plant

All my pineapple plants leaves turned yellow, and drying in about a month. My mother most likely over watered it, about 2-3 times a week. It currently has a fruit which is completely yellow now. How ...
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What to do with this Meyer Lemon Tree?

I have a Meyer Lemon Tree that used to be doing well, but has lately been losing most of its leaves. See How to tell if indoor lemons are ready to pick for what it used to look like. I had it outside ...
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Snake Plant decayed after propagation

Just to let everyone know in beginning what happen to whole Plant - IT DIED Now how this happen, I had sansevieria trifasciata with Green Center and Yellow edges, It had 3 pups and that plant ...
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Fungus on my shrubs?

So after living in our house for 3 years there's something going on with our shrubs. In a previous post you can see the shrubs when we moved in. However now there are certain portions of the shrub ...
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Growing Mushrooms: Grain & Saw Dust in one bag

When dealing with Shiitake liquid culture it is advised to first inoculate a grain substrate, like a bag, after which to transfer the spawn to saw dust. It seems to me, that the big advantage of using ...
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Should I mulch after turning in a cover crop? In a raised bed

I planted a cover cropping mix (clover mix) and recently turned it into the soil so that it can decompose in 3-6 weeks. First I cut the green parts of the cover crop into the soil and then used a hoe ...
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Aloe Vera leaning to one side

Why is my Aloe Vera leaning to one side? I tried to pull it straight and it seems like it's working for the upper part like you can see in the photo. Can I just cut it's bottom leaves and fill the pot ...
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monstera propagation

I wanted to propagate my mostera deliciosa but it went wrong and I cut a simple branch with no leaf node. I put it in water but it seems like there isn't any roots yet. Is there any way to make this ...
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Marigolds are dying!

I got these marigolds almost a week ago and the flowers has been turning brown and drooping down, they are only watered at night and they get sunlight in the morning. Any advice?
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What to do about white powder on moss

I've got a pot with a bonsai tree. Recently I started seeing a white powder over the moss at the bottom. Is that some kind of fungus? What can I do about it? The tree pot is inside, gets quite a lot ...
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peace lily problem

I have a peace lily which is 6 weeks old (part of a sympathy planter), I transplanted it last week into a larger pot since it was beginning to droop and yellow. I used Miracle Grow potting soil, ...
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Should I keep these three plants in one pot?

I bought this pot with five small plants in it last summer but when I brought them home they grew too fast and I had to change the pot and remove two of them. Maybe this happened because they had too ...
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Identification of this tree

I came across this tree when going for a walk last weekend. I live in a rather cold climate. In winter we experience -10°C and less so I was suprised to find this tree that looks like it comes from ...
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Where to place grapevines in the hot Australian sun?

I have three young grapevine cuttings about the size of a 30cm ruler (above ground). They rooted last spring (Australian spring), which was three months ago or so, and had a few leaves growing. I ...
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How to bring my Olive's branches back to life?

I have an Olive tree that I keep indoors and potted (lots of sunlight in room and let it breath outdoors occasionally), I went away for a few weeks and the leaves on the bottom few branches have ...
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Hyper soil carbon accumulator for backyards

I am curious, what people could do with a small piece of land like their home backyard (say originally it is a regular lawn smaller than 20m^2, in temperate continental climate (so pretty harsh)) to ...
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What is up with my plant?

I got this plant off my grandad last year and think it’s some kind of aloe Vera plant but I’m really not quite sure. Last week I noticed the bottom leaf becoming brown and crispy and the leaf above ...
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Drooping Aglaonema Pictum Tricolour! Need help!

I've recently rescued 5 Pictum Tricolour at an affordable price from an old lady at the market 4 days ago. They've received two watering so far and have not perked up yet. Ive chopped up 2 of them ...
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My small avocado plant is dying

I think my small avocado plant is dying. I spent 15 days somewhere else for my holiday. Before I left my plant was perfectly healthy and lovely (photo below). I told my roommate to water it on Dec. ...
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What wildlife fencing should I use around my 5 acres to keep my critters in and wildlife out?

We want to keep costs down, but want something that will last, that wildlife can't get in and our critters can't get out. Saw 6ft high steel fencing with rectangular mesh that got smaller at the ...
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What is this white growth?

This plant... Has developed some small white growths on it: What is this stuff? It looks pretty foul. I did look up mealy bugs on Google Images, but those photos look different.
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Identify, is it a xGasteraloe, a Haworthia, a Tulistia, or something else?

I nursed this unknown plant with no roots and black spot to a nicely growing plant with many offsets & flowers coming on. I will have a better idea once I get to see the flower. But, what do you ...
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Help with identifying houseplants

My girlfriend recently purchased a couple of new houseplants for our home. When she got them home, however, we realised that neither plant included a label to identify it. My best guess currently (...
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Long Lasting Wooden Fence Protection

I have been trying to find out what protection will last the longest. I have seen recommendations to soak fence posts in a bucket of preservative for 24 hours before installing but I cannot see water-...
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Laying grass on heavily rooted area

I’m wanting to lay grass in my garden. There has been an area of unlooked after ground which was riddled with roots, some of which were pretty deep. I’ve gone through and dug up as much as I can but I’...
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Hard Water vs Soft Water for Houseplants

I have read that certain house plants should be watered with soft water. I would like to know if this applies to all house plants and what consequences would be visible when watering with hard water ...
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What is wrong with my aloe vera?

My aloe vera's leaves are dying. Can anyone tell me what is wrong with it?
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rainwater tank freezing damage

I am thinking of placing a 1000L rainwater tank in greenhouse to prevent temperatures inside greenhouse from dropping below 0°C(32°F). The tank is from PE-HD plastic. I am not able to assess how ...
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Found this cotton like mold in areca palm in earthed plant

Found this in my areca palm trees planted in ground. The place is moist and recieves lesser sunlight. Should this be treated with some fungicide or just a raking of soil would do ? It is winter ...
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Wood chips instead of rock mulch for a cactus garden

I live in a Mediterranean climate. My soil is light in clay, so it is somewhat sandy. Still, when it's low in organic matter it hardens when dry, since it has some clay in it. The said area has: ...
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Indoor Cat Palm looks very sad/dying. Please help!

Got this Cat Palm about 3 weeks ago and in the last week it has started to look very unhappy with yellowing of the fronds to now looking a bit brown-black just dying off. It is in our workspace so ...
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Best solution to slippy decking?

The kids have been slipping on the decking on their run towards the swingset ever since we moved in and I want to sort it out. The way I see it I have some options replace the decking with slabs and ...
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Can you plant Aloe seeds the day you harvest the seeds?

I have planted Aloe seeds within weeks of harvest, but never from the pod to the ground. The last time I planted Aloe seeds the ones that did not germinate I think were the freshest seeds. Of course ...
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Rooting citrus cuttings

I've rooted many roses and more recently, some some Eureka lemons. But have no luck with Persian limes. They want to grow fruit rather than roots. I have three cuttings right now, one with eight buds ...
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Is this bonsai in trouble?

This is a bonsai fig tree, which I bought maybe two months ago. As you can see in this photo, it's losing leaves at a good clip: However, a closer look shows that it's also sending up branch ...
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White coating on bottom side of pepper leaves

I just noticed this white coating on the bottom side of a few leaves of my pepper plant. I can not wipe it off. Is this some kind of fungal disease or some pest? Edit: I made some more images using a ...

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